Lawmakers in the Kansas House began laying the groundwork last week for redirecting taxpayer money from public to private schools by holding a two-hour hearing on complaints two parents have with diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Advocates for Kansas legislation prohibiting no-knock search warrants on Monday triggered indignation and rebukes from legislators with experience as investigators, attorneys and judges in Kansas.
A new program in Kansas backed by the U.S. Department of Justice aims to identify and snuff the illegal practice of denying a creditworthy applicant a loan for housing in certain neighborhoods. The large gap in homeownership rates between white and Black families is greater today than it was before the passage of the Fair Housing Act.
A quick guide to why Lawrence city elections matter, how to register to vote fast, how to vote from your couch on your own time, and more. Tuesday, Oct. 12 is the deadline to register.
The violence and neglect suffered by inmates at a pre-trial detention facility in Leavenworth has become so severe the facility should be shut down, a group of civil rights leaders and public defenders wrote in a letter to officials in Kansas and Washington, D.C.
When 8th-grader Izzy Dieker told her friend, “I’m a lesbian,” a bus driver stopped the bus and confronted the 14-year-old about her use of “inappropriate” language, and the girl was suspended from school.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas announced Thursday executive director Nadine Johnson has stepped down.
An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas says the state’s open records law might as well not exist if Secretary of State Scott Schwab is allowed to keep public information hidden by reconfiguring software.
The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that it will not hear a case of a transgender student in Virginia who was barred from using the boys’ bathroom, a decision that affirms lower-court rulings that said treating transgender students differently violates federal law.
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