Kansas abortion groups disagree over concealed carry

(AP) — Two Kansas anti-abortion groups are distancing themselves from comments from another abortion foe suggesting the state’s new concealed carry law could

Mark S. Gietzen

Mark S. Gietzen

increase the threat of shootings outside a Wichita clinic.

Mark Gietzen, chairman of the Kansas Coalition for Life, said in a recent release the threat of shootings at South Wind Women’s Center in Wichita was enhanced by the Republican-led Legislature’s adoption of a conceal-and-carry law.

Gietzen says an influx of advocates with concealed guns around the clinic means homes could “continuously be in the line of fire.”

Operation Rescue and Kansans for Life say while they’re working with KCFL to get Wichita to rezone the site of the clinic, they don’t agree with Gietzen’s comments, which they say aren’t appropriate for the re-zoning effort.

  • Wow…

    Yes, that is why I went and got my CCL, so I could go around and shoot people when I feel like it. Because you know if you shoot someone without having a CCL you can get into big trouble…. Why would someone pay money for a class and get finger printed by the cops just to go shoot someone they don’t agree with? How is this even news worthy?