Sam Brownback

Iowa GOP Encourages Women To Sue Doctors Over "Abortion Regret"
While Kansas has banned lawsuits by parents against physicians who refused to inform them of catastrophic fetal disorders, a new Iowa bill would allow women to sue their doctors for having performed a legal abortion at all. Read more...
Few issues incite Republican fury like medical malpractice. For conservative ideologues, malpractice lawsuits are a double affront which interferes with the righteous operation of the free market while lining the pockets of trial lawyers who help fund the Democratic Party. All of which makes the GOP's latest wave of draconian abortion restrictions all the more disgusting. Read more...
The founder of an organization which advocates for the rights AIDS patients says that a proposed Kansas law which allows HIV people to be quarantined would essentially give cover to religious officials who might want to discriminate against LGBT people. Read more...
Thank you, Governor Brownback. Yes, he dodges and feints with the whole "dependency on government" thing, but he admits at about one minute in that the ads are untrue, leaving himself a tiny bit of wiggle room to back off, but not enough. Read more...
For two decades, Republican opponents of health care reform have turned to a tried if untrue talking point. In 1994, GOP strategist Bill Kristol warned that "the Clinton Plan is damaging to the quality of American medicine and to the Read more...

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) has a simple solution for women who work for religious institutions that refuse to cover birth control: Find a new job. During a call-in show on C-SPAN Monday morning, a woman named Doris from Osawatomie, Kansas told Read more...
As Karoli noted, it seems tweeting about Kansas Governor Sam Brownback gets you a trip to the principal's office if the governor's staff happen to be reading your remarks and don't like them. As NBC action news reported earlier last week, eighteen-year-old Emma Sullivan had not yet decided if she was going to issue the requested apology to the governor's office. The good news is, it appears she has now made her decision and the answer is no. Read more...
Youth in Government is a program intended to give teenagers an up-close look at what it's like to serve in the state legislature. Each year, teenagers head to their state capitol where lawmakers and staff give them a taste of what legislating is Read more...
As Rachel Maddow noted, these so-called anti-regulation Republican hypocrites sure seem to love regulations if it means shutting something down they don't like. New state regulations could shutdown last three abortion clinics in Kansas: Due to Read more...
One of the reasons I don't have any respect for Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe is that, while they maintain their thin candy shells of "moderatio Read more...