Kansas State University and the University of Kansas are butting heads over how heavily universities can and should supervise student speech off campus under the guidelines set by Title IX to govern sexual harassment.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. ...
Republicans must go beyond the flag debate to confront the simmering ideological stew on the far right. The idea of nullification in its own way is equally odious. It is a failed constitutional theory that should likewise be banished to a museum of legal antiquities.
It's been a challenging few years for reproductive rights advocates, and yet, this community has demonstrated its resilience and commitment to protecting women's rights.
Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.
The obvious choice for this week's Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week is none other than America's new Attorney General, Loretta Lynch. Lynch was finally confirmed by the Senate in a 56-43 vote.
As the Supreme Court prepares to decide the future of the ACA, the conversation has focused on the potential impact of the outcome. Specifically, that striking down federal subsidies for policy holders could create a nation of haves and have nots -- those with coverage and those without.
This story may seem ridiculous to some. The reality is this happens all the time in our country and it is a lesser-known atrocity of the drug war. Due to mandatory reporting requirements, the staff at the school may have been under a duty to involve Child Protective Services if Banda's son admitted marijuana was in his home.
Almost every player has ties back to Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch, and despite previous failures, the formula is exactly the same.
SB 95 is an unwarranted and dangerous intrusion into the patient-physician relationship. The bill provides no medical or public health justification for outlawing the safest method of second-trimester abortion in the world today. Thus, one must conclude that the intent is to punish women by relegating them to obsolete care.
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This past week Kansas became the sixth state to align itself with something called the Constitutional Carry Movement which interprets the 2nd Amendment to mean that anyone can carry a concealed weapon without having to undergo any kind of licensing requirement at all.
Ever hear of Oscar DePriest? He made history a hundred years ago Monday. Few today remember him, but a hundred years ago, on April 6, 1915, Oscar DePriest made history, becoming the first African-American elected alderman in Chicago.
The real threat to democracy is not voter fraud. It is, rather, those who would suppress the votes of millions of U.S. citizens in the name of "preventing" it.
The tide is shifting both in the judiciary and in the court of public opinion. Civil rights based on race took some time beyond court rulings, but was eventually achieved. Civil rights based on sexual orientation will inevitably follow the same path.
The shameful decision by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, both a lawyer and a politician, to rescind a longstanding executive order outlawing employment discrimination against executive branch state employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity is particularly troubling.