House and Senate Republicans — in their latest attempts to weaken the state’s constitutional right to bodily autonomy — have introduced legislation to require prison time for coercing a pregnant person into getting an abortion and to mandate ultrasounds before terminating a pregnancy.
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The Senate’s tax committee approved extraordinary legislation holding cities, counties and the state of Kansas responsible for issuing 100% property tax rebates to for-profit businesses construed to be in competition with government entities for delivery of products or services.
The greatest challenge now facing the legislative branch is determining how they will fund public schools.
Senate Republicans ousted Gene Suellentrop from his majority leader title in a secret meeting Friday after he refused to resign over his late-night drunken escapade through Topeka.
Supporters said the legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination against young women, who they said would not have a level playing field should transgender women be allowed to compete. Opponents said the bill harms and discriminates against transgender children.
The rare stumble capped a day in which Republicans passed or forged deals on legislation to ban transgender girls and women from school sports, allow teenagers to carry concealed guns, install NRA-backed school curriculum, and require students to pass a civics exam before they graduate.
Senate Majority Leader Gene Suellentrop allegedly reeked of alcohol, struggled to speak or walk, and threatened the Kansas Highway Patrol officer who stopped him in the early hours of March 16 for driving the wrong way on Interstate 70 in Topeka.