Dr. Steve Abrams (born 1949) is a Republican member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 32nd District. He was a member of the Board of Education for USD 470 in Arkansas City, Kansas. In 1995, he was elected a member of the Kansas State Board of Education, representing District 10. He served as chairman for the Kansas State Board of Education from 2005 to 2008. In 2008, he became the Senator for Kansas Senate District 32.
Abrams was born in Arkansas City, Kansas and is married.
Abrams is a resident of the Arkansas City, Kansas. He has a Ph.D. from Kansas State University and has been a veterinarian since 1978.
Abrams believes that the Earth is about 10,000 years old. Abrams also believes that the biblical account of Genesis is a factual literal account. He supports the Creationist and Intelligent Design view of origins. In addition, Abrams believes in the historicity of the Bible.
Abrams is also a member of Family Life Services in Arkansas City which helps support families dealing with traumatic life issues from a biblical perspective. Among the many issues the FLS helps the general public with is women with unplanned pregnancies with options other than abortion.
Gun ownership issues
Abrams has received an "A" grade from the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. The highest grade they give is an "A+".
Abrams is part of a veto-proof Republican majority Senate in Kansas.
- Federal and State Affairs
- Natural Resources
Kansas State Board of Education
While serving as Chairman of the Kansas State Board of Education in 2005, Abrams supported the adoption of standards that would bring into question the theory of evolution, the preferred one being Creation or "Intelligent Design".
Political campaign financing
Abrams' campaign collected a total of $42,191.
Some of the top contributors to Abrams's 2008 campaign:
- National Rifle Association
- Koch Industries is a supporter of Abrams. The Koch brothers, David and Charles
- Profile from the Kansas Legislature