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Value them Both Amendment Hearing, January 21, 2020

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Next Hearing on the Pro-Life Amendment to the Kansas Constitution: Tuesday, January 21

Kansas pro-life citizens are urged to attend the House Federal and State Committee hearing on Tuesday, January 21, regarding reversing the Kansas Supreme Court’s horrible decision on abortion.

Click here to read the proposed amendment (HCR 5019.) You can read more about the court decision here. You can read my testimony and view media coverage from the previous hearing hereMany of you attended the interim hearings on this issue last year, and your presence at the hearings sent a strong message that life is a top priority for Kansans. We are asking you to attend this next hearing as a statement that life is still a priority.

House Federal and State Affairs Committee Hearing Details:
Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Kansas State Capitol, 8th & Van Buren, Topeka – Room #346S

Additional information about January 21:

  • We are asking everyone who can attend to wear purple, if possible.
  • We are also encouraging attendees to visit the offices of their state representative and state senator to voice support for the amendment. Please write down the names of your legislators and their office numbers before you come. You can find your legislators here.
  • Talking points will be available at the registration table when you walk in on the ground floor. Look for the CWA of Kansas volunteers as you enter the building.

Take Action: Make plans to attend, and be sure to invite a friend! We want our legislators to know now is the time to pass the amendment so that it can be placed on the November 2020 ballot.

Please Pray: Dear Lord Jesus Christ, we pray that this joint hearing will go the way You have planned. We pray for those who will testify – that You will give them the words to speak. We also pray for the committee members that their hearts will be receptive to the testimonies given that support life. We are so thankful for Your presence and we give You the glory. The outcome of all of this is in Your hands.  Amen

Thank you, and I hope to see you on January 21.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

Join CWA of Kansas for a Candlelight Prayer Walk at the State Capitol

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Please join Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Kansas for a Candlelight Prayer Walk for Life.  Capitol City Commission, Family Policy Alliance, Kansans for Life, and Catholic Charities will be joining us.

Date: December 12, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Where:  Kansas State Capitol, located at SW 8th Avenue and SW Van Buren Street, Topeka. We will meet on the ground floor of the Capitol.

Following the prayer walk, we will head to the Celtic Fox restaurant located at 118 SW 8th Avenue #202. We hope you can join us for this Dutch-treat meal.

Click here to download the event flyer.

First, we will focus our prayers on the legislators and their efforts during the upcoming session. We will then pray for the passage of the Life Amendment out of the House and Senate and then its placement on next year’s November ballot. We ask that nothing be added to the amendment; just that our elected legislators continue to regulate abortion facilities and the laws that have been passed remain as they are. We believe the Kansas Supreme Court made a serious mistake in creating a right to abortion in our state constitution. The amendment for life will rectify that decision.

“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”
2 Chronicles 7:14

I hope to see you at the prayer walk on December 12!  Be sure to invite a friend.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

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CWA of Kansas Commemorates National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer

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Before we get caught up in the upcoming season of busyness, let us cultivate a humble heart with fasting, repentance, and prayer on Thursday, November 21.

We invite you to join us in a National Day of Fasting, Repentance, and Prayer in honor of the 156th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation 97 – Appointing a Day of National Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer. Together let us observe and reaffirm our 16th President’s heartfelt plea to the supreme authority and just governance of Almighty God.

“Now, therefore, in compliance with the request, and fully concurring in the views of the Senate, I do by this my proclamation designate and set apart Thursday, the 30th day of April 1863, as a day of national humiliation, fasting, and prayer. And I do hereby request all the people to abstain on that day from their ordinary secular pursuits, and to unite at their several places of public worship and their respective homes in keeping the day holy to the Lord and devoted to the humble discharge of the religious duties proper to that solemn occasion.”

Fasting before we feast is a reminder that God provides everything that we need. It reminds us of who we are and who God is. It also reminds us that as we hunger physically, we also hunger spiritually. And when we repent, we are promised forgiveness. Not any ordinary forgiveness, but a complete pardon from our sins and the payment they require. Now that draws us to our knees in Thanksgiving. God has fully provided for us in Christ!

This is why our hope is not in government or elected officials or even in a grateful attitude. But, instead, our hope is firmly in Christ alone.

Mark your calendar on Thursday, November 21, the week before Thanksgiving. Whether in your car, home, classroom, or office, let us repent and seek God on behalf of ourselves and our nation

Click here to view the double-sided informational flyer.  Feel free to print and distribute liberally.

Blessings to you and yours during this Thanksgiving season!

In His Service,

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

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You Are Needed in Topeka on October 30 – For Life!

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Kansas pro-life citizens are urged to attend the Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs hearing to be held next week regarding reversing the Kansas Supreme Court’s nonsensical abortion decision. You can read more about the court decision here.

Your presence at the Joint Judiciary Committee hearing earlier in the month was greatly appreciated by the chairman and many of the committee members. We need our CWA of Kansas members to show up again. Your presence will send a strong message that life is a top priority for Kansans.

Here are the details;
Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Location: Kansas State Capitol, 8th & Van Buren, Topeka – Room #346S (Old Supreme Court Room)

Make plans to attend and be sure to invite a friend!

Thank you, and I hope to see you next Wednesday.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

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Join Us! Feisty & Feminine Workshop – Topeka – October 24, 2019

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Are you concerned about the many moral issues threatening our community, state, and nation?  Especially all the issues with our public schools?  There is a cultural battle raging in America, and Concerned Women for America is on the frontline protecting our values through prayer, education, and advocacy.

Are you ready to join us in these efforts? It’s time to put your gloves on for the cultural fight we are battling.

Please join us next Thursday, October 24, to discover how, together, through prayer and action, we can make a difference. Whether or not you have attended a previous Feisty & Feminine workshop, we invite you to join us at next week’s workshop. It is time to step up, or reengage, and learn the issues well so we can pray and act accordingly.  

Feisty & Feminine Workshop
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: First Southern Baptist Church, 1912 Gage, Topeka, Kansas

Workshop Agenda:

  1. Watching the documentary Rescuing Our Children and Our Nation, which features speakers Alex Neman and Samuel Blumenfeld, author of the book Crimes of the Educators: How Utopians Are Using Government Schools to Destroy America’s Children. Phillis Setchell, CWA of Kansas’s Research Analyst, will be leading this part of the workshop.
  2. Learning how to build an impactful relationship with your local school board member.
  3. Update on the progress of the on the pro-life amendment.

I cannot help but be reminded of Timothy’s grandmother, Lois, and his mother Eunice, who Paul wrote about in 2 Timothy 1:5 “When I call  to remembrance the unfeigned faith that is in thee, which dwelt first in thy grandmother Lois, and thy mother Eunice; and I am persuaded that in thee also.”  The time is now to be as active as possible in the education of our children and grandchildren.

I hope to see you next Thursday, October 24. Please RSVP by emailing me at [email protected] or calling 785-260-5659.  Your RSVP will help in planning for the meeting.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

CWA of Kansas Recommends Two Great Pro-Life Events

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You Are Invited to Attend the National Day of Remembrance Memorial Service for Aborted Children and the Life Chain

October 5 and 6, is a pro-life weekend in Kansas! On Saturday, October 5, a memorial service is planned at the Heart of America Memorial Wall for the Unborn in Topeka. The service is in response to the National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. On Sunday, October 6, people around the state will stand up for life by joining hands with other pro-life individuals at the 2019 Life Chain.

Here are the details for both events: 

National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Heart of America Memorial Wall for the Unborn, 1216 SE Republican Ave. Topeka, KS – Bring your lawn chairs.
(Many of you may have attended a memorial service in our area earlier in September.)

Topeka Life Chain
Date: Sunday, October 6, 2019
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Location:  Tables will be set up along Wanamaker (starting at the corner of 21st and Wanamaker) in Topeka where you may pick up signs.  Bring lawn chairs, water bottles, umbrellas, and whatever you may need.

Click here to find a Life Chain event in your area.

The events provide a great opportunity to stand for life. I will be attending both events in Topeka and hope you will be attending in your area.

Thank you and many blessings.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

Important Judiciary Hearing on the Pro-Life Amendment to the Kansas Constitution

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Kansas pro-life citizens are urged to attend the Joint Judiciary Committee hearing to be held next week regarding reversing the Kansas Supreme Court’s nonsensical abortion decision. You can read more about the court decision here.

Your presence at the hearing will send a strong message that life is a top priority for Kansans.

Joint Judiciary Committee Hearing
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Time: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Kansas State Capitol, 8th & Van Buren, Topeka –room #578

Make plans to attend, and be sure to invite a friend!

Thank you, and I hope to see you next Monday.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas

Join Us! Feisty & Feminine Workshop–Topeka–September 23

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You Are Invited to Attend our Feisty & Feminine Workshop

Are you concerned about the many moral issues threatening our community, state, and nation?  There is a cultural battle raging in America, and CWA is on the frontline protecting our values through prayer, education, and advocacy.

Are you ready to join us in these efforts? It’s time to put your gloves on for the cultural fight we are battling.

Please join us next Monday to discover how, together, through prayer and action, we can make a difference. Whether or not you have attended a previous Feisty & Feminine workshop, we invite you to join us at next week’s workshop. It is time to step up, or reengage, and learn the issues well so we can pray and act accordingly.  

Feisty & Feminine Workshop
Date: Monday, September 23, 2019
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Crestview Community Center, 4801 Shunga Drive, Topeka, Kansas

Come meet CWA of Kansas’ new Prayer/Action Chapter Coordinator, Mary Meens, and hear from CWA of Kansas Legislative Liaison, Michelle Schroeder, and Shannon Golden who will be speaking on current state issues. Topics include the cause of sex trafficking, proposed pro-life amendments, and the Equality Act as it is being brought forward in Kansas.

Hebrews 10:23-25 says, “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.  And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works … encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.”

Thank you, and I hope to see you next Monday.

Barbara Saldivar
State Director
CWA of Kansas