TOPEKA, Kan. — Three pieces of legislation signed last month by Gov. Sam Brownback have affirmed the hard work of pro-lifers in Kansas.
Brownback signed S.B. 142, “Civil Rights for the Unborn,” into law April 10. It concerns “wrongful life” and “wrongful death” suits. The measure prevents “wrongful life suits,” which are filed under the claim that damages are owed parents because they were not given information that would have led them to abort their baby. When these cases arise, it is generally because the baby has some significant disability.
S.B. 142, on the other hand, allows civil causes of action for the wrongful death of an unborn child throughout the entire nine months of...READ MORE