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Kansas governor can't single out churches in COVID rules, judge says

Apr 20, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The Kansas governor’s emergency restrictions on church services wrongly treated religious gatherings more strictly than similar activities, a federal judge... Read more

Governor Laura Kelly delivers her inaugural speech is front of the steps of the Kansas State Capitol building, Jan 2019.

Kansas limits Easter church services to 10 people or less

Apr 9, 2020

The state of Kansas is limiting religious services to no more than ten people for Easter as part of measures... Read more

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Kansas pro-life amendment fails to gain support for ballot placement

Feb 7, 2020

An effort to place a referendum on the Kansas ballot clarifying that abortion is not a constitutional right fell four... Read more

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After 'grotesque' court ruling, Kansas pro-lifers continue push for ballot measure

Jan 13, 2020

Pro-life legislators and advocacy groups in Kansas, joined by the state’s Catholic bishops, are working to send a constitutional amendment... Read more

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Kansas Catholic Conference says Medicaid expansion needs pro-life revisions

Nov 19, 2019

As Kansas considers expanding its Medicaid program, the state’s Catholic conference said its support is contingent upon the establishment of... Read more

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Kansas lawmakers consider pro-life change to state constitution

Oct 2, 2019

The Kansas legislature is attempting to force a statewide referendum on abortion after the state’s Supreme Court declared it a... Read more

Kansas legislators fail to override veto of abortion pill reversal law

May 2, 2019

By a single vote, the Kansas legislature failed to override a governor’s veto of a bill requiring doctors who administer... Read more

Competitors in the 2018 International Pancake Race from Liberal, Kansas, pose afterwards. Courtesy photo.

Fat Tuesday pancake race: People flip out to show off their skill-ets

Mar 4, 2019

By Perry West

Fat Tuesday celebrations have included parades, carnivals, and parties. But have you ever heard of a pancake race?    Read more

Kansas State Capitol building in Topeka.

Kansas judge strikes down ban on 'telemedicine' abortions

Jan 2, 2019

District Judge Franklin Theis ruled Dec. 30 that the new law was legally unenforceable and could not go into effect.  Read more

With US adoption needs high, Kansas looks to restrict religious agencies

Nov 10, 2018

The incoming governor of Kansas is looking for a way to avoid enforcing a religious freedom law protecting adoption agencies... Read more