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Open Letter to the Kansas Office of the Repealer

Governor Brownback  has established the Office of the Repealer to help rid Kansas of “unreasonable, unduly burdensome, duplicative, onerous or conflicting laws.” My organization was able to think of just a few recent laws that are extremely unreasonable, duplicative, and overly burdensome to hard-working women and families.

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Giving Thanks to Providers of Abortion Care

In light of the stigma, marginalization and demonization faced by abortion care providers, it is incumbent upon us women’s rights advocates to reflect on the positive impact their services bring to individual lives and society as a whole.

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Discipline for Snoop Dog Kline. Bad Dog!

The Kansas Board of Discipline of Attorneys will hold a hearing on February 21 to deliberate on Kline’s disbarment for seeking the private medical records of 90 women who had later terminations of pregnancy.

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Celebrating the 19th Amendment: The Struggles of our Grandmothers, the Rights of Our Daughters

Every day, I’m grateful to all the women who fought so tenaciously for universal suffrage; we are the beneficiaries of their vision for a better world. I’m grateful to my great grandmother for helping me understand civic responsibility and the tenuousness of our rights if we do not remain diligent. Without our foremothers, we would not have gained the rights we enjoy today.  Yet even today, millions of women do not enjoy these same rights.

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In Memory of Dr. Tiller: Reflections on the Death of An American Hero One Year Later

On the one year anniversary of his murder, remembering the life and death of my friend and collegue, Dr. George Tiller.

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(ACTION) Eyes Wide Open: On Nebraska

In a blatant bid to shut down late-term provider Dr. Leroy Carhart, the Nebraska Legislature overwhelmingly passed a virtual ban on all abortions beyond 20 weeks.

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What I Learned from Dr. Tiller: Why Trust Women PAC and Affected Parents Oppose the Nebraska Abortion Ban

Why Trust Women PAC is bringing in affected parents to oppose the Nebraska abortion ban aimed at Dr. Carhart.

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The Bottom Line on Sebelius

Kansas Speaker Mike O’Neal has rushed two anti-choice bills to add fuel to the anti-choice fire against Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. But that doesn’t change reality: Sebelius is moderate and bipartisan.

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Supposed Sebelius “Grand Conspiracy” Is A Sham

What anti-choice advocates don’t like about Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, leading candidate for HHS Secretary, is that she is pro-reproductive health. What they ignore is that she is a strong advocate for children’s health and preventive care.

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Brownback’s Backdoor Anti-Abortion Bill?

Senator Sam Brownback does not believe abortion should be legal in any circumstances – not even for victims of rape or incest. But this time he’s introduced a bill that has some folks scratching their heads.

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