“Responsible gun ownership, for protection and sport, is a right inherent in our Constitution. It is a right that Kansans hold dear and have repeatedly and overwhelmingly reaffirmed a commitment to protecting.” So proclaimed Gov. Sam Brownback in a signing .
Americans shouldn’t fault President Barack Obama for trying everything within reason to persuade, cajole or force Iran to give up a nuclear weapons program that it denies even exists. Maybe the most recent extension in negotiations will result in .
Disdain for education at all levels in Kansas in some quarters of the Kansas Legislature is as misguided as it is counterproductive. This session alone it’s taking a toll both on public school districts, most of whose funding is .
About as time the weather began warming up and when only the most ardent golfers considered getting out their clubs, motorcycle enthusiasts began returning to the streets. The reappearance of motorcycles on our streets is probably as reliable a sign .
It’s too bad the Kansas Legislature doesn’t better reflect the views of its Manhattan-area members. A bigger dose of moderate wisdom — and candor of the sort evident Saturday — would be good for this state, which has been in .
The Kansas Legislature, especially the conservative Republican bloc that controls it, has been unhappy with the Kansas Supreme Court for a number of years. School finance has been the chief, but not the only, source of tension. Supreme Court rulings .
Perhaps President Barack Obama was just kidding when during a town meeting earlier this month, he tossed out the notion of trying to make voting mandatory. Maybe it was a trial balloon, a time-tested mechanism for gauging reaction to a .
The most recent dispute over speciality license plates, which reached the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, can be as complicated as participants want it to be. But the solution seems simple. If states don’t want the controversy and .
Credit the culture, the tallgrass prairie, private and public medical care or other factors. Whatever the causes — and there are many — this corner of the Flint Hills is perhaps the healthiest area of Kansas. According to the Robert Wood Johnson .
U.S. officials shouldn’t feign outrage that Israel spied on the negotiations involving the United States, several other nations and Iran over Iran’s nuclear weapons development. And Israel ought to stop denying that it spied — or gathered intelligence .
It was one year ago today that the World Health Organization confirmed that the Ebola virus was the cause of a wave of deaths in Guinea. By then, 59 people had been killed and the virus was just gathering momentum. Actually, .
For many people, this is spring break, and that means sunshine. Sitting on a Florida beach, catching some spring-training baseball, or just getting out in the yard. It’s good. Sunshine is also healthy for the government. It’s a .
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