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Gun-Rights Bills Nearing Final Passage In Kansas

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Kansas lawmakers are close to finishing work on gun-rights measures representing the Republican-dominated Legislature's response to the fatal school shooting in December in Newtown, Conn.

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Kansas AG Hails Approval On Anti-Racketeering Bill

Posted: 04/03/2013 - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is praising legislators for giving final approval to a bill aimed at helping law enforcement fight gang activity, human trafficking and drug dealing.

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Kansas Drug Testing Bill Goes To Governor

Posted: 04/02/2013 - Senators have sent a bill to Gov. Sam Brownback's desk that would require Kansas residents who receive welfare and unemployment benefits to submit to drug testing.

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Kansas Bill Raises Concerns For HIV, AIDS Patients

Posted: 04/01/2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union and the leading gay rights group in Kansas worry that state legislators are moving toward ending the legal protections that prohibit AIDS and HIV patients from being quarantined.

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Kansas Senate Taking Up Sweeping Anti-Abortion Bill

Posted: 04/01/2013 - Abortion opponents expect the Kansas Senate to approve a bill this week to block tax breaks for abortion providers and to bar them from participating in public school sex education classes.

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Kansas GOP Leaders Back Roberts' Return To US Senate

Posted: 03/29/2013 - The honorary committee formed by Pat Roberts for his U.S. Senate re-election campaign in 2014 includes fellow Republican statewide elected officials and the rest of the Kansas congressional delegation.

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Brownback Sees Gay Marriage As Settled Issue In Kansas

Posted: 03/28/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback still supports a federal law against gay marriage that he backed as a member of Congress and says the issue is settled in Kansas because of the state constitution's ban.

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Kansas Senate Approves Conceal-Carry Measure

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas Senate has approved a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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House Approves Bill To Require Stem Cell Research

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas House has approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies.

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Kansas Senate Prepares To Vote On Gun Rights Bill

Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas Senate is preparing to take final action on a bill expanding the number of public buildings where concealed weapons are allowed and letting public school and college employees carry concealed firearms.

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