KS Gov. Sebelius Says No To Abortion Crony Biggs, Appoints New Attorney General

Topeka, KS – Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius announced her selection today to replace disgraced Attorney General Paul Morrison as State Attorney General – and it wasn’t the front-runner Chris Biggs, an abortion supporter with ties to late-term abortionist George R. Tiller who was narrowly defeated by Phill Kline for the AG’s job in 2002.

Instead Sebelius, a supporter of the most radical abortion practices, appointed Douglas County District Judge Stephen N. Six to replace Morrison, who resigned after admitting to a sexual affair with a subordinate. Morrison has also been accused of illegally attempting to influence abortion cases against Tiller and a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Overland Park.

“We look at the fact that Chris Biggs is not the new attorney general as a victory,” said Operation Rescue President Troy Newman.

Biggs, who was the recipient of over $250,000 in campaign money from Tiller through a web of third-party organizations, was most often mentioned as a possible replacement for Morrison once the sex and corruption scandal broke. The day before Morrison resigned, Operation Rescue released a statement urging Sebelius to “Just Say No To Biggs.”

“It looks like the governor took our advice,” said Newman.

“We are withholding judgment on the new Attorney General until we know more about him. We do know that he is a Democrat, and than probably means he is an abortion supporter. We hope that this appointment was made with an awareness that this state cannot tolerate any more abortion-related corruption,” said Newman. “The question is going to be whether or not Mr. Six can do his new job without allowing his personal biases to cloud his judgment. We will be watching him very closely.”