“I wonder, if the justices are so concerned about history and intent, what do they make of some of the other important documents of our country and the intent of the founding fathers?” Edith Guffey writes in this column.
“Maybe … you are generally pro-life but don’t like extreme restrictions on abortion. Maybe you are just generally uneasy about abortion itself but want it to keep it as an option,” Ken Grotewiel writes in this letter to the Times.
“The Supreme Court has made its decision — so I will make mine,” Ella Lee Dominguez writes in this column.
“If the amendment passes, Kansas lawmakers can — and they will — enact laws banning abortions. And we know they will because they’ve already tried,” Amii Castle writes in this letter to the Times.
“As state and local governments invest in broadband, they should also ensure their work is focused on digital equity,” members of the Governor’s Commission on Racial Equity and Justice write in this Kansas Reflector column.
“Parity offers the truer path to freedom for African Americans and to a healthier democracy. Juneteenth’s emancipation remembrance merely marks the first step,” Mark McCormick writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
“Over the past four years, through the power of collective generosity, #BeMoreLikeClaire has awarded more than $195,825 in grants to area nonprofits, with the vast majority located in Douglas County,” organization leaders write in this column.
“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.
“If you’re charged with a felony, you have the right to an attorney. If you’re about to be kicked out of your home here in Douglas County, you’re on your own,” Steven Koprince writes in this letter to the Times.
“We … need to consider funding mental health support for all students because these events do not happen in a vacuum,” Colleen Boley writes in this letter to the Times.