When a pro-life group discovered that Planned Parenthood intended to open a clinic in their area, they jumped into action. Because of their efforts, the plans for the new clinic are now blocked. Planned Parenthood Exposed is a group that seeks to educate the public about the damage Planned Parenthood and abortion cause. Their board president, Ron Kelsey, attended a public meeting in early September where he learned about Planned Parenthood’s plans to open a clinic in Kansas City, Kansas. He also learned that the group was trying to keep the clinic plans secret. Kelsey stated in an email: I
The Kansas Supreme Court has discovered a right to abortion in the state’s constitution in a decision striking down a ban on a brutal second-trimester abortion technique. At issue was a 2015 law prohibiting “dilation and evacuation” abortions, which involves dismembering the baby into pieces in order to remove him or her because the baby is too big to be suctioned out whole. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of two father-and-daughter abortionists. The court’s 6-1 decision claims that Kansas’s constitution, ratified in 1859, “affords protection of the right of personal autonomy, which includes the ability to control one’s own
Republican House candidate Ron Estes won his special election yesterday for the seat vacated by the new CIA director Mike Pompeo, despite a last-minute surge by his Democratic opponents that had Republicans scrambling. “I probably shouldn’t say this, Mr. Estes did not beat us,” said James Thompson, Estes’ Democratic opponent, according to The Washington Post. “It took a president of the United States, the vice president, the speaker of the House, a senator coming into our state,” and what he claims were untruths about his support for late-term and taxpayer-financed abortion. (Democrats try to nuance their position on abortion.) Fair enough, then.
What’s the matter with Kansas? Republicans are suddenly worried about the special election in Kansas’ 4th congressional district. Ron Estes is running for the seat Mike Pompeo vacated to head the CIA. President Trump has put his prestige on the line with a series of robocalls urging his supporters to get out and vote for Estes. It’s a district he won last November by 27 points, so that should be powerful. But the institutional GOP has another ace in the hole: abortion. According to The Hill: In a last-minute effort to boost Estes’s chances, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) spent