state legislation

Not Winning

“We’re winning.” If you’re involved in Pro-Life ministry, it is very likely that you have heard this said recently.  Such thinking is understandable, especially to anyone who remembers the dark days of 25 years ago when abortions peaked at around 1.6 million per year (600,000 more than 2015) and the US Supreme Court reaffirmed Roe […] Read More >>

Big Business: Defining Hypocrisy Down

It was reported last week that the CEO of Yahoo may be in line for a $59 million payday if the struggling company is bought out and she is dismissed.  Some might see in this yet another example of corporate greed and irresponsibility, which is perhaps why big corporations are going to ever greater lengths […] Read More >>

Kansas Bishops Issue Statement on Brownback Executive Order

We are grateful that Governor Brownback has acted so swiftly to address some of the threats to religious freedom that have taken on new urgency since the United States Supreme Court’s misguided decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. When five individuals on the Supreme Court redefined the institution of marriage for the entire country, the Kansas […] Read More >>

State Court Blocks New Dismemberment Abortion Law

June 25, 2015 | , | Posted in News/Updates

Judge Larry Hendricks has blocked a new law passed by the Kansas Legislature that bans brutal dismemberment abortions.  The attorney general of Kansas called the ruling “unprecedented.”  The Kansans for Life Blog describes the situation here. Read More >>

Bishops Endorse Medicaid Expansion, With Strong Reservations

Click here to see the bishops’ statement on Medicaid expansion. Read More >>

Governor Signs Ban on Dismemberment Abortions

April 7, 2015 | , , | Posted in News/Updates

When Governor Brownback signed SB 95 this morning, Kansas become the first state in the country to ban dismemberment abortions, a brutal procedure in which an unborn child is torn limb from limb.  This procedure is typically used on unborn children that are 3-5 months along in a pregnancy.  There are roughly 600 dismemberment abortions […] Read More >>

Kansas Senate Passes Campus Religious Freedom Bill

March 19, 2015 | , | Posted in News/Updates

Today the Kansas Senate passed legislation that would protect religious student groups at public universities.  SB 175 ensures that religious campus groups will be allowed to continue to limit their membership and leadership positions to students who share the organization’s faith. The legislation is needed because of a new trend developing in other states where […] Read More >>