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A Reproductive Roast!

By Kari Ann Rinker
Announcement | September 9, 2011

WICHITA, Kan. - Governor Brownback has certainly been no friend to reproductive justice in Kansas. He has signed numerous anti-choice bills into law, which have resulted in several lawsuits. The women of Kansas have discovered that we must fight harder than ever to keep what remaining rights and access we have within our state. This fight does not begin and end with each legislative session, it must carry on throughout the year. Kansans must stand in support of those organizations fighting for reproductive rights in spirit, with action and with contributions.

It is a full time, high energy fight for our very rights and freedoms. Freedoms that are seemingly eroding by the minute. As the roasting of our rights commences from the governor's mansion, Kansas NOW is planning a fundraiser to enable them to continue to fight for the women of Kansas.

Join us as we serve up some BBQ, dish some dirt on the radical right and party like socialist swine...

Your $25 will get you in the door and fill your belly. While you're pigging out, we promise to entertain you with a great program featuring speakers, comedy and music. It's for a great cause, Kansas NOW fights the chauvinist pigs on the radical right and that's no small thing to squeal about!

Jet BBQ offers a completely unique dining experience. It is located in an old firehouse, complete with antique fire engine. Their BBQ is the best in ICT! Jet will even be offering a vegetarian menu for the evening.

The event will feature music by Michelle Monger, back in Wichita for a limited time only and the new indy musical stylings of Penguin & Fox. Comedy skits will feature Wichita's own Bucky Walters as Governor Brownback and Justin France as Governor Perry. Must be seen! One night only!!

An update on the various Kansas court challenges surrounding reproductive rights and justice will be provided, followed by Joe Molina, Governmental and Legal Affairs director with the Kansas Bar Association. Joe will speak about "Protecting the Integrity of our Courts".

Seating is limited at Jet, so mark your calendar today. Registration form is available now at the Kansas NOW website. Your seat will be reserved once registration and payment has been received.


1 Comment

The people who are opposed to government involvement in public safety issues in the work place, freedom from regulatory powers of government, etc. are the same people who are pushing for government involvement in a woman's individual right to reproduction plans and policies.

Morals and ethics is not the central motivating force for those people. It is power to control others that motivates their agenda. i.e. I will tell you what is right and wrong, but you can't tell me.

Keep up the fight, Kari. Reproductive choices are for the individuals in private relationships. Family planning, birth control and (even) abortion are not remotely related to murder, as the opposition to freedom of choice claim.

Sanctity of life extends far beyond the womb or sexual pleasures of the individual. Excluding the theological arguments of when life begins, it, in reality, begins at birth. We all have our concepts of the before and after, but physical life is reality for the human race and must be dealt with, regardless of individual theologies.


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