Kansas Senate One Vote Short of Veto Override on Late-Term Abortion Restriction Bill

By Kathleen GilbertTOPEKA, Kansas, May 5, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Kansas Senate’s attempt to override Gov. Mark Parkinson’s veto of a bill restricting late-term abortions fell just one vote short Wednesday, after the House earlier this week succeeded in the same effort.The Senate…

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O Lord, we pray to you that the leaders of Kansas have a change in heart and that they see that abortion wounds Your Sorrowful Heart. Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily Bread, and forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us, and lead us not into temptation,

but deliver us from evil.

The full Kansas house and senate had previously passed and sent the bill to the governor. He vetoed it. On Monday, the house successfully voted to override the veto. Today, the senate fell just one vote short of overriding the veto. The bill would have strengthened reporting requirements for late term abortions, requiring abortionists to report the diagnosis justifying a late term abortion, to ensure that it was in compliance with KS abortion law.

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