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John Celock

GOP Candidate Blames Christians For Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Steve Fitzgerald, a Republican candidate for the Kansas state Senate who previously had said that Catholics should not be Democrats, extended that att...

GOP Candidate's Hometown Questioned

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

A conservative Republican candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, with a history of running in multiple states, is being questioned on whet...

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Liberal Republican Enters Race Against Anti-Gay Dem

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

The winner of a Democratic primary for a Kansas legislative seat -- contested by an anti-gay, pro-life incumbent, who lives in a church, and the openl...

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'Reset Button' Pushed On State's Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Kansas politics is in chaos Friday after a federal court redrew state legislative district lines, "pushing a re-set button" on the state's political s...

Author Of Arizona Immigration Law Calls Obama Administration 'A Disgrace'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

The author of Arizona's controversial immigration law accused the U.S. Justice Department of going after conservative states during an appearance on a...

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Controversial GOP Leader Retires

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

The Republican speaker of the Kansas House of Representatives who denied claims earlier this year that he was praying for the death of President Barac...

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Lawmakers Surprising Final Action

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers may have worked through the weekend with no nap breaks, but the state remains the only one in the nation without a redistricting plan...

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Dems Accuse GOP Of Anti-'Kumbaya' Lawmaking

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

Following a debate that compared Kansas to New York City, the Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives on Friday passed a new congression...

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State Lawmakers Ban Sharia Law, Legalize Happy Hour

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

A day after state lawmakers accused the United Nations of trying to "infiltrate" local governments, the Republican-controlled Kansas Senate adopted a ...

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Lawmakers Pass Stricter Voter Reg Law For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass legislation requiring proof of citizenship for voter registration star...

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Ultraconservative 'Powerplay' Blamed For Gridlock

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

The war between moderate and conservative Republicans in Kansas is threatening to send the state's redistricting process into a tailspin. With a Th...

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Kansas Barber Veto Raises Eyebrows

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

Vetoes of three bills in Kansas -- including an obscure one relating to licensing barbers -- are raising eyebrows in the state legislature. Kansas...

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GOP Lawmakers Allow Doctors, Pharmacists To Refuse Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Kansas House of Representatives this week passed legislation making it easier for doctors, nurses and pharmacists to deny ab...

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Kansas Lawmakers Have It Both Ways, Vote To Ban State Worker Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

The day after a Kansas legislative committee adopted an amendment to protect accreditation of the OBGYN residency program at the University of Kansas ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

GOP Lawmaker: Don't Split My Caucasian District

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

A Kansas state lawmaker told colleagues Wednesday that she opposed a proposed redistricting map because it would put her "primarily Caucasian" neighbo...

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Anti-Abortion Bill Could Tax Rape Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

The sweeping anti-abortion bill working its way through the Kansas Legislature would levy a sales tax on women seeking abortions, including rape victi...

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Anti-Abortion Bill Jeopardizes Medical Education Program

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers are rushing to save the state's OBGYN medical residency program, which is threatened by the state's sweeping anti-abortion bill. ...

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'This Is The Largest And Most Sweeping Overhaul,' Says Abortion Rights Advocate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Kansas lawmakers have been given six days to consider one of the most sweeping state anti-abortion bills to be introduced. A Kansas House committee...

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Control Of 'Divided Party' At Stake

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

In Kansas, Republican state legislators have leaned increasingly conservative. Now a leader of the state's moderate Republican faction is vowing to fi...

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Kansas Official Pushes For Immigration Law Like Arizona's

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is promising to press several controversial immigration measures when the state legislature reconvenes in Januar...

Monsanto Forced Fox TV to Censor Coverage of Dangerous Milk Drug

Jeffrey Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Smith

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/blog/856 The following is the third in a series called Get Our Milk Off Drugs, written in response to pending le...

George Tiller Murder: Scott Roeder Faces Life Sentence, But Some Argue Abortion Provider's Killer Got His Way

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WICHITA, Kan. — The man who gunned down one of the few doctors in the U.S. to perform late-term abortions could be sent to prison Thursday for t...

States Selling Addiction: "Why Not? We Need the Money!"

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Stanton Peele

Our financial and emotional needs now dictate that state governments sedate their citizens, while picking their pockets, from California to Kansas to the Mid-Atlantic.