Op-Ed, Benjamin Hodge on Kansas 3rd District: Because Kevin Yoder supports federal funding of human cloning research, I can’t support him in the Republican primary.Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
In summary: Don’t endorse Kevin Yoder in the Republican primary, and then be expected to be considered pro-life.
I’ve been told by a person close to influential Republican Ernie Straub that, of the current field of candidates, Straub is leaning towards supporting Kevin Yoder. That points to a larger problem within Kansas Republican politics, in part because Kansans for Life leader Mary Kay Culp is thought to listen closely to Straub. Kevin Yoder supports the use of federal tax dollars for medical research that clones and destroys human embryos — that’s not pro-life, and it’s not even pro-choice. (more…)