Kansas closes a horrible chapter of abortion corruption today, which had caused the state to be referred to as the late-term abortion destination of the nation.
Gov. Sam Brownback has signed into law two measures that
protect the lives of unborn children who are capable of feeling pain and will better prevent pregnant teens from obtaining abortions without parental involvement.
At a Statehouse reception hosted this afternoon by Kansans for Life, legislators and pro-lifers assembled to watch the ceremonial signing of HB 2218, the Pain-capable Unborn Child Protection Act, and the actual signing of HB 2035, the Accuracy in Abortion Reporting & Parental Rights Act.
Pro-life leader and House Judiciary chair, Rep. Lance Kinzer (R-Olathe) authored both bills and was joined by 62 co-sponsors on HB 2035 and 47 co-sponsors on HB 2218. “It’s a tremendous day,” Kinzer said Tuesday. “It’s been a long road for the pro-life movement in Kansas to get to this stage — not just a matter of years but going back decades, quite frankly.”
Both laws use the term “unborn child” (more…)