Tag Archives: Kansas
Today, the Kansas House of Representatives passed House Bill 2578 (previously reported on here) by a 102-19 vote. It passed in the state Senate yesterday by a 37-2 vote. HB 2578 will now be sent to Governor Sam Brownback (R) for his expected signature….
Abortions decreased by 1.6% last year, according to the annual preliminary report from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) released last week (see here). This figure includes all abortions within state boundaries as well as abortions obtained in other states by Kansas women and teens. Kansas’ estimated 2013 abortion total is 7,…
Yesterday, February 20, the Kansas House Federal and State Affairs Committee passed House Bill 2578 by a unanimous voice vote. Authored by state Representative Richard Carlson (R-61), HB 2578 would require that certification by a chief law enforcement officer (CLEO), when a signoff is required for the transfer of a firearm or other item regulate…
Today, the state House Federal and State Affairs Committee passed House Bill 2473 by voice vote, sending it to the House floor. HB 2473 was approved with the addition of a critical self-defense amendment offered by state Representative Michael Houser (R-1), which would allow law-abiding citizens to carry a concealed firearm in their vehicle witho…
Tomorrow, January 30 at 9:00 a.m., House Bill 2473 will be heard in the state House Federal and State Affairs Committee. Sponsored by state Representative Jim Howell (R-81), HB 2473 is important legislation that makes comprehensive improvements to the gun laws in Kansas….
Today, the Kansas Legislature convened its 2014 session. The NRA will continue this year to fight any attack against your Second Amendment rights and to help pass pro-gun reforms in Topeka….
In wake of KU Twitter controversy, Kansas regents approve new policy for faculty use of social media
The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved its first-ever policy aimed at addressing the way faculty and staff at six state universities use social media.Establishing the policy was a direct result of controversy that erupted earlier this year when University of Kansas associate professor David Guth wrote on his personal Twitter account abou…
The Trust Women PAC run by Julie Burkhart, the owner of a Wichita, Kansas, abortion clinic, has received another letter from the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) noting errors in filings that mirror allegations in a complaint filed by Operation Rescue. This is the third FEC deficiency letter sent to Trust Women PAC since Operation Rescue [……
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is offering guidance on how the state’s concealed carry law applies to buildings used as polling places on election days….
In a detailed 154-page decision, the Kansas Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of former state Attorney General Phill Kline for 11 ethics violations related to his investigation of abortion clinic from 2003-2008.
A man was at home asleep with his wife and child in their Kansas City, Mo. home when the family was awakened by a suspicious noise. The man retrieved a shotgun, went to investigate, and discovered a burglar who had broken into the home’s garage. The homeowner fired at the intruder, killing him. The shooting ended a lengthy crime spree perpetrated by the burglar that included the theft of three cars, one by a carjacking at gunpoint, and another burglary.
Today, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced that Wyoming will recognize a Kansas concealed carry license (CCL). This recognition will allow Kansas residents who have obtained a CCL to carry a concealed firearm for self-defense while traveling through or visiting the Equality State.
Kansas congressman: Trusting Obama with border security like trusting Bill Clinton with your daughter
Predictably, there were two kinds of reactions on Twitter. The first kind of reaction was “loved it”:
Kansas' Rep. Huelskamp: 'Trusting Barack Obama with border security is like trusting my daughter with Bill Clinton'
Jolyn Cullum (@JolynCullum) July 11, 2013
In a scene reminiscent of the SEIU’s siege of a Bank of America executive’s home in 2010, a mob of around 300 open borders protesters from across the country today descended on the home of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who is also counsel to the Immigration Law Reform Institute and, according to the following tweets from 501(c)3 Sunflower Community Action, the “King of Hate.”