Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a smart man. Given that, and given the fact that he’s taught constitutional law, you’d think he’d know better than to continue trying to place Kansas above federal law. The .
We’ll concede that Kansas liquor laws could benefit from some updating. The state banned alcohol decades before Prohibition became the law of the land in 1919 and didn’t join the party until four years after Prohibition ended in 1933. Even .
There’s snow on the ground and snow — or slush or sleet — in the forecast. Which makes this a good weekend to head over to the Manhattan Area Garden Show. It promises plenty of medicine for the souls of folks .
We’re not among those who are inclined to try to discredit President Barack Obama’s pursuit of the war on terror because he won’t use phrases like “Islamic terror” or “radical Islamic fundamentalists.” Our sense is that is .
The opt-in, opt-out debate over enrollment in sex education resurfaced Tuesday in the Kansas Legislature. It provided another opportunity for parents to worry aloud — and generally needlessly — about what their children might learn about sex, and it provided another opportunity .
We wish Kansas Republicans and Democrats would find other issues to agree on as well, but we can’t fault representatives of the two political parties for wanting to increase the amount of money individuals can contribute to candidates for .
Barely a week goes by in which the Islamic State isn’t involved in some new horrific act. Its most recent example is the beheadings of as many as 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians over the weekend in Libya by a branch .
Kansans worried about the recent increase in earthquakes should take only modest comfort in the preliminary conclusion by the interim director of the Kansas Geological Survey that the quakes aren’t caused by “fracking.” That’s because geologist Rex Buchanan, .
We have taken issue with many of Gov. Sam Brownback’s initiatives, but he deserves credit for recognizing the need to slow, and even reverse, the depletion of groundwater in western Kansas. With greater attention — and some timely rains — indications .
It’s increasingly difficult to understand how Gov. Sam Brownback, who says he wants to make Kansas a better place to live and work, continues to do things that take the state in the opposite direction. Among examples are aggressive .
Hunting and fishing are honorable pursuits with a long tradition in Kansas. Those activities could soon be elevated to rights protected by the Kansas Constitution if a couple lawmakers have their way. We can’t come up with any substantive .
Let’s not legitimize speeding in Kansas — on interstates, other divided highways or on two-lane highways. Particularly on two-lane highways. A couple of legislators from small central Kansas towns, one in Russell County and another in Rooks County, have proposed .
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