Kansas Federal Court Pick Defends Work in Support of Voter-ID Laws

Up for a seat on a federal court in the state, the solicitor general of Kansas defended his involvement Wednesday in cases taking conservative positions on funding for Planned Parenthood, voter ID laws and other contentious legal issues.

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Republican Party Boss Equates Mask-Wearing to Holocaust

A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper apologized Sunday for a cartoon posted on the paper’s Facebook page that equated the Democratic governor’s coronavirus-inspired order for people to wear masks in public with the mass murder of Jews by Nazis during the Holocaust.

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Kansas Supreme Court Rules Legislative Council Can’t Overturn Governor’s Religious Service Ban

In an expedited lawsuit brought by Democratic Governor Laura Kelly, the Kansas Supreme Court heard oral arguments via video conference Saturday on whether state lawmakers had the authority to overturn an executive order barring religious services of more than 10 people amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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