Month: June 2011

Abortion Clinic Denied License Under Newly Passed Law

June 27, 2011 Legislation signed by the Governor and set to take effect July 1 has already had an effect: the “Aid for Women Clinic” in Kansas City, KS, one of three abortion providers in the state, has been denied a license to operate that will now be required under the law.  It is believed that the abortion …

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Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit Against Funding Ban in Kansas Budget

June 27, 2011 Planned Parenthood is suing Governor Sam Brownback and KDHE Secretary Robert Moser over language in Kansas’ fiscal year 2011/2012 budget that would effectively prevent the organization from receiving federal Title X family planning funds.  The prohibition on taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, was strongly supported by Pro-Life organizations.

New York Approves Same-Sex Marriage Law

June 27, 2011 New York became the the sixth and largest state in the country to legalize gay marriage, and the third to do so through legislation rather than a court decision.  In a statement, the state’s Catholic bishops decried the Legislature’s decision, saying “Our society must regain what it appears to have lost – …

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