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Virgil Peck

Professors Banned From Using Titles In Op-Eds Under Proposed Bill

CJ Online | Posted 02.09.2015 | College

Professors and other university employees wouldn’t be able to criticize or praise lawmakers, the governor or other elected officials in letters to t...

Controversial Lawmaker Dealt Blow By GOP

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

A Kansas Republican who once suggested that undocumented immigrants be shot from helicopters has lost his bid for a leadership position. Rep. Virg...

Elise Foley

50,000 Call For Resignation Of State Rep Who 'Joked' About Shooting Illegal Immigrants Like Hogs | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Latino and immigrant advocacy groups delivered more than 54,000 signatures to the Kansas capitol on Friday calling for state Rep. Virgil...

Politicians Would Be Smart to See That the Latino "Sleeping Giant" Isn't Just Awake But Fighting Mad

Marisa Treviño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marisa Treviño

Virgil Peck joked that one way to control illegal immigration was to model an approach used to regulate the feral hog population, he didn't think twice about what he said. He now wishes he had.

Has Anti-Latino Sentiment Peaked?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

Virgil Peck's feeble attempt at humor lines up with the more overt shrieking of those conservatives who are terrified of Latinos, immigrants, undocumented people, or all three. They know that their mindset, once the default setting for the nation, is fading away.

Peck's Remarks on Immigrants and Feral Hogs Offensive to Kansas -- Offensive to America

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Kansas State Representative Virgil Peck might think he was being funny Monday, but to Hispanics everywhere his comments are no joke.

State Lawmaker: Hunters In Helicopters Could Control Illegal Immigration | Scott Rothschild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TOPEKA — A legislator said Monday it might be a good idea to control illegal immigration the way the feral hog population has been controlled -- wit...