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Pro-life women deliver powerful testimony in Kansas legislative chambers

by | Jan 30, 2017

Last Monday, the Kansas House of Representatives opened at 11am and the legislative body witnessed one of the most powerful pro-life testimonies at the podium in recent memory.

Freshman Representative Susan Humphries (R-Andover) took a point of personal privilege to give a voice to the voiceless. She said

“We all heard much about the Women’s March on Washington . . . and this portion of their mission statement resonates deeply with me: ‘We stand together, recognizing that defending the most marginalized among us is defending all of us.’

“Who is the most marginalized? The most vulnerable? Certainly women are in a hard place as they experience an unwanted pregnancy-we need to care for those women. And the women in their mother’s womb-the unwanted, the unborn, the voiceless-are in a hard place. The most vulnerable place.”

Representative Humphries received a rousing, standing ovation from a solid majority of her colleagues. Full comments can be read on page 97 of the House Journal.

On the other side of the Capitol, long-time pro-life champion Senator Mary Pilcher-Cook introduced and carried a resolution honoring the 50+ pregnancy assistance centers around our state. The individuals who are employed and volunteer at such centers are truly on the front lines of the fight for life and cannot be thanked enough for the aid they give to mothers in difficult situations.

View the resolution and the list of Senate co-sponsors on page 62 of the Senate Journal.

Categories: Pro-Lifers