Kansas abortion rights groups file lawsuit against junk science ‘abortion reversal’ law
Kansas abortion providers filed a lawsuit combating an “abortion reversal” law based on a debunked study, calling the state’s tightened abortion regulations increasingly “inaccurate” and a violation of bodily integrity.
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Kansas Sierra Club expresses optimism despite CAFO case dismissal by state Supreme Court
The Kansas Sierra Club found reason for optimism in the Kansas Supreme Court’s dismissal of a case challenging state permits issued for confined feeding facilities on property divided in a way to allow substantial increase in the number of hogs on the site despite proximity of surface water.
Idea of lifting Brown v. Board of Education name from landmark 1954 case stirs Kansas dissent
Carolyn Wims-Campbell said she was shocked and disappointed to learn of a proposal by South Carolina civil rights leaders to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to change the name of the Brown v. Board of Education decision.
State Library of Kansas announces 2023 notable books list
A serial killing family, a child trying to survive WWII-era Ukraine, the 50-year history of an acoustic music festival, a plot to save a family farm: These topics are among those featured in the 2023 Kansas Notable Books list, announced Tuesday by the State Library of Kansas.
Kansas education board’s attorney says abstention as substitute for ‘no’ vote an abdication of duty
Legal counsel to the state Board of Education says a flurry of abstentions could be consequential because the tactic might be used to undermine a requirement the state board register at least six votes among the 10 members to take formal action.
With only weeks until winter wheat harvest, drought still plagues Kansas
Month after month without enough rain has made Kansas the epicenter of a stubborn drought covering parts of the Great Plains.
Gov. Laura Kelly, legislators honor bipartisan reform of Kansas law on sexual abuse claims
Gov. Laura Kelly joined activists and legislators Thursday who reflected on a four-year journey to adoption of a Kansas law ending the statute of limitations on criminal prosecution for alleged child sexual abuse and extending opportunity to file lawsuits in those cases.
‘Everyone’s scared’: Transgender Kansans brace for sweeping new law to take effect
Kansas SB 180 will bring a host of changes, including limiting trans residents’ access to bathrooms. Much is still unknown about how it’ll be enforced.
Keystone pipeline owners knew of defect years before Kansas spill
Owners of the Keystone pipeline knew a defect had formed years before the strain finally caused the pipeline to burst and flood a Kansas creek with oil last year.
Church and state: Devotion infuses Kansas Legislature, with spiritual adviser and daily prayers
A spiritual adviser to former Gov. Sam Brownback, Dave DuPue teaches Bible studies during the legislative session to senators and representatives.
Church and state: Kansas Republicans reject systemic racism while fighting critical race theory
For the past two years, Kansas Republicans have been more interested in shielding white children from the application of “critical race theory” — a political catchall they apply to grievances with history lessons and diversity training. The opposition is consistent with fringe Christian beliefs on race.