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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 ruling.  Last…

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 agencies to…

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  The Governor, who earlier this year criticized and rescinded former Governor Sebelius’ 2007 non-discrimination order…

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 spouse’s state…

UPDATE: Some State Agencies Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages, Governor’s Office Contradicts

UPDATE: Some State Agencies Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages, Governor’s Office Contradicts

Good morning all – We reported yesterday that some state agencies were recognizing our marriages.  We have multiple copies of email from government officials to members of our community. We…

KS Attorney General Dismisses State Lawsuit Against Marriage Equality

KS Attorney General Dismisses State Lawsuit Against Marriage Equality

Late yesterday, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt dismissed his suit against Johnson County Chief Judge Moriarty, effectively ending one of two state legal challenges to same-sex marriages in Kansas. Regular…

UPDATE: IT’S DONE. Marriage Equality Comes to All 105 Kansas Counties

UPDATE: IT’S DONE.  Marriage Equality Comes to All 105 Kansas Counties

BREAKING NEWS:  IT’S DONE. Just before 4pm, we received confirmation that all judicial districts in Kansas are now issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Governor Brownback, it’s your turn.  It’s…

LOVE WINS! Supreme Court Rules on Marriage Equality

LOVE WINS! Supreme Court Rules on Marriage Equality

9:01 AM:  The United States Supreme Court has just ruled in Obergefell v Hodges, overturning all state bans on marriage equality.  Please check this page for updates throughout the day. …

UPDATE: Special Guest Speaker for Dignity & Equality Rally

UPDATE: Special Guest Speaker for Dignity & Equality Rally

Join us this Friday, June 26 at 10am at the Kansas State Capitol for our Dignity and Equality Rally.  Our special guest speaker will be State Representative Valdenia Winn, who…

Press conferences, conference calls scheduled for post-SCOTUS marriage ruling

Press conferences, conference calls scheduled for post-SCOTUS marriage ruling

MEDIA ADVISORY Equality Kansas Press Briefing Schedule Upon the Ruling of the US Supreme Court in Obergefell v Hodges Contact: Thomas Witt Executive Director, Equality Kansas 316-683-1706 witt@eqks.org   Sandra…