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Brownback Backs Down!

Brownback Backs Down!

Greetings all – Another victory! Earlier today, the Brownback administration reversed itself and agreed to accept tax returns from same-sex couples.  As recently as yesterday, returns from married…

Sam Brownback is Lying

Sam Brownback is Lying

Perhaps it should come as no shock, but it appears the Brownback administration is lying to the people of Kansas about his compliance with the Supreme Court’s marriage…

Sam Brownback Has Gone Too Far

Sam Brownback Has Gone Too Far

On Tuesday, Governor Sam Brownback issued an executive order regarding the US Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v Hodges, the landmark marriage equality case. Instead of ordering state…

BREAKING: Governor Brownback issues religious objection executive order

BREAKING: Governor Brownback issues religious objection executive order

Greetings all – Early this afternoon, Governor Sam Brownback issued a “religious objection” executive order.  The Governor, who earlier this year criticized and rescinded former Governor Sebelius’ 2007…

BREAKING NEWS: State of Kansas Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages

BREAKING NEWS: State of Kansas Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages

Good morning – In the past hour, the State of Kansas has confirmed that same-sex couples may now update their drivers licenses, apply for health insurance on their…

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Chapter News

Equality Kansas Meeting 07/20/2015

Equality Kansas Meeting 07/20/2015 Attendees: Luc B., Stephanie M, Benedette K, Dan Meeting was called…

July meeting agenda

EQ- Topeka 07/20/2015 @ UUFT – 7pm 4775 SW 21st St. Topeka, KS Minutes 1.…

Marriage Celebration at Old Town Square!

Join us at Old Town Square at 5:45 p.m. as we celebrate the Supreme Court’s…

June meeting minutes

Equality Kansas Meeting 06/15/15   Attendees:  Luc B., Stephanie M, Benedette K Meeting was called…

Candlelight Vigil with Wichita Clergy

On Monday, June 15th at 7:00 pm, Equality Kansas will be joining Wichita Clergy Supporting…

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2015 Kansas Legislative Session

At a Glance

Latest action on bills we’re tracking. Links in this column will open the bill history on the Kansas Legislature’s website:

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Equality Kansas, as a core part of achieving our mission, aggressively lobbies for and against state legislation that would have an impact on our civil rights.  This section provides an “at-a-glance” look at what’s happening in Topeka, our state capitol.

Listen Live

When the House and Senate are in session, you may listen in live. Generally, the House convenes at 11am, and the Senate at 2:30pm. These times are subject to change. For current session information, see the Kansas Legislature’s website at http://kslegislature.org/li/

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Track Bills

Each link below links to our direct feeds from the Legislature’s website:

HB 2004: Kansas right to try act.

HB 2011: Enacting the cannabis compassion and care act.

HB 2144: Voter registration; affidavit to verify name change.

HB 2145: Help Kansas vote act.

HB 2151: Workplace bullying, abuse and harassment; policies for state employees.

HB 2199: School districts; human sexuality education; policies and procedures.

HB 2323: Amending the Kansas act against discrimination regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.

HB 2391: State employees; classified positions converted to unclassified positions.

SB 1: Increasing criminal penalties for hate crimes and establishing reporting requirements for law enforcement agencies.

SB 9: Enacting the cannabis compassion and care act.

SB 34: Penalties for voting crimes; prosecution of election crimes.

SB 37: Enacting the Kansas foster parents’ bill of rights act.

SB 56: Removing affirmative defense to promotion to minors of material harmful to minors for public, private or parochial schools.

SB 158: Establishing a CARE family program for foster care.

SB 175: Exercise of religious freedom by postsecondary education student associations.

SB 177: Voter ID; voter registration; denial for lack of proof of citizenship.

 

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