Posts Tagged ‘Stan Clark Fund’

Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson is  reportedly anxious to sign the new state budget, passed Tuesday.   But since the budget contains two provisions he vetoed last year (support for pregnancy-help centers
and defunding of Planned Parenthood) pro-lifers are anxious.

The Huelskamp/Kinzer amendment redirects family planning tax monies to local health clinics and hospitals instead of Planned Parenthood, while the Stan Clark Fund provides matching grants to non-profits that support mothers in crisis.

Sen. Tim Huelskamp (R-Fowler) and Rep. Lance Kinzer (R-Olathe) offered the   motions to defund Planned Parenthood (PP)and Rep. Peggy Mast (R-Emporia) and Sen. Carolyn McGinn (R-Sedgwick) were key to securing $200 thousand dollars grant money for the Stan Clark Fund.

Last year, Parkinson outraged pro-lifers when he UPDATE not only restored, but raised (by 22%) their Title X funding to $314 thousand dollars! (more…)

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