EQKS chairman joins lawsuit over gerrymandered redistricting map

EQKS chairman joins lawsuit over gerrymandered redistricting map

Tom Alonzo, Equality Kansas state board chairman, has joined ACLU in their lawsuit against the Kansas legislature’s gerrymandered congressional map.  The map, known as “Ad Astra 2,” splits Wyandotte County along the Interstate 70 corridor through...
Equality Kansas statement on 2022 Redistricting Process

Equality Kansas statement on 2022 Redistricting Process

The following remarks were delivered by EQKS director Thomas Witt to the Kansas Legislature’s joint House and Senate Redistricting Committees.  In the upcoming 2022 legislative session, Equality Kansas will be taking a strong position on and prioritizing...
Action on Wichita non-discrimination ordinance delayed

Action on Wichita non-discrimination ordinance delayed

This last Tuesday, July 13, the Wichita City Council voted 5 to 2 to delay, for 90 days, final action on a fully inclusive non‑discrimination ordinance.  This follows a 4 to 3 vote in favor of an earlier ordinance version on June 15, and another 4 to 3 vote in favor...