Olvera Argueta now has spent nearly six months in jail after being pulled over for speeding in Texas and transferred to Kansas for a decade-old charge that was dropped.
The Kansas AG says attorneys involved in the ACLU’s 5-year legal battle over voter rights are asking to be repaid for “grossly excessive” fees.
A researcher at the University of Kansas who studies mental health in transgender and LGBTQ youths said there is ample research showing how some legislation can have a negative mental health impact on trans kids.
“Over the decades, I’ve noticed recurring themes. Not just over the fight for LGBTQ civil rights, but the civil rights of any group other than the straight white Christians who bolster their ruling claim to America by denigrating others,” C.J. Janovy writes.
A Kansas bill creating new crimes for damage of critical public or private infrastructure prompted inquiries into the need for more stringent protection of these sites and possible restriction of free speech.
“It is a shame to see peaceful protesting, something that brought this country civil rights and suffrage, be targeted and overcriminalized under the guise of ‘protection,'” Paris Raite writes.
Originally published by Kansas Reflector on March 18, 2021: TOPEKA — As tensions boiled over […]
The Republican chairwoman of the Senate Education Committee called a vote Tuesday on legislation to ban transgender girls from participating in K-12 or college sports after silencing a Democrat who wanted to tell a personal story in opposition to the bill.
C.J. Janovy, of Kansas Reflector, speaks with Lawrence life coach Jay Pryor about U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall’s push for an anti-trans sports bill.
Haskell Indian Nations University is facing a lawsuit from its student newspaper after the school allegedly cut the paper’s funding and sought to prevent the editor from conducting newsgathering after critical coverage of the university.
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