Paul Buskirk, academic support director in the athletics department at KU, said members of his family had always been engaged in service, whether as a teacher, doctor, pastor or in other ways.
“Kansas voters cannot allow our elected leaders to avoid this crucial issue. … After all, if elected leaders are not sensitive to the concerns of their voters, why should they remain in office?” Max Kautsch, president of the Kansas Coalition for Open Government, writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“In 70 days, the state of Kansas was able to endanger and alienate immigrants, their families, friends and allies by embracing white supremacist ideologies like xenophobia and racism,” Huascar Medina writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“Each time journalists point out how bad things are (with transparency in the Legislature), we hear a few shocked exclamations. Then everything falls back into familiar patterns, only worse,” Clay Wirestone writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“Those who believe passionately in abortion rights will … need to build a movement sturdy, motivated and well-funded enough to battle for decades to come,” Clay Wirestone writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“Anti-abortion politicians do not care … about your baby. Their chosen moniker is ‘pro-life,’ but it is far more accurate to label them ‘pro-birth,’” Kate Queram writes in this column for States Newsroom.
“The FOP isn’t accountable to citizens yet wields enormous power to shield police officers from punishment for behavior that harms citizens,” Mark McCormick writes in this column for Kansas Reflector.
“In Lawrence, a new event series is breaking ground, wrangling cutting-edge underground acts and bringing them together with local musicians to create truly special lineups,” Chad Onianwa writes for Kansas Reflector.
“In the summer of 2020, amidst national calls for racial justice and criminal justice reform, Gov. Laura Kelly established the Governor’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice. She brought together 15 Kansans with expertise in law enforcement, education, health advocacy, local and state government, policy, philanthropy, and community organizing.”
Rep. Jo Ella Hoye is convinced someone convicted of domestic violence or subjected to protection from abuse order and prohibited from carrying a firearm shouldn’t be allowed to live in a residence stocked with guns and rifles.
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