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Civil Rights

2006 Session - June through December

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to CIVIL RIGHTS, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON CIVIL RIGHTS, June through December, 2006


Christina M. Woods
NAACP agrees: Wichita's 1958 Sit-in first of many
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Rankings look at gay rights, abortion rights
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


New Fed Law restricts funeral protest [cartoon]
Olathe Daily News, 6/3-5/2006


Sam Baker
KC gay pride feast finding favor
Kansas City Star, 6/4/2006


Tim Vandenack
Group won few SW Kansans fans
Hutchinson News, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Matt Sedensky
Ministry of HATE
Hutchinson News, 6/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
At last Wichita due credit for sit-in
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bjerga
Phelps now faces federal restrictions
Wichita Eagle, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bjerga
Phelps' protest precedes funeral
Wichita Eagle, 6/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 6/8/2006


Claudia Lauer
Protest by PETA draws crowd
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2006

Rachel Davis
Hispanic, Latino group seeks to cultivate more local leadership
Garden City Telegram, 6/12/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Phelps faces rockers' wrath
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2006


Hurst Laviana
Wichita appeals panel's ruling
Wichita Eagle, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Protest ends peacefully
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2006


Mary Sanchez
Can any good come from his message of hate? [opinion]
Kansas City Star, 6/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Race panel: Kansans must interact
Wichita Eagle, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
Gay Wichitans, supporters march to cultivate gay pride
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2006 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Abortion Operation Rescue buys, closes clinic
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kasha Stoll
Riding with a message
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/1/2006


Alan Bjerga
Brownback homes in on plight of immigrant refugees
Wichita Eagle, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Missouri governor signs 2nd funeral bill
Lawrence Journal World, 7/7/2006


Hal Lockard
Canceled protest has its price
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/14/2006


Brian Witte
NAACP honors John Brown
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/15/2006


Garance Burke
Topeka church files suit against Missouri law
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2006


Ric Anderson
Phelps son speaks out
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2006


Nate Phelps
Stop the picketing [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/23/2006


Christina M. Woods
NAACP lawyer's tale told
Wichita Eagle, 7/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Topeka-Capital Journal Editorial Board
Funeral picketing do something [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/24/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Phelps matter on city agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/28/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Picketing resolution on agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2006
Tim Hrenchir
Phelps church says it will sue
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2006

Sam Baker
Statutes answer funeral protests
Kansas City Star, 8/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
City dilutes, OKs picketing measure
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2006


Peggy Mooney
City council changes picketing ordinance
Metro News, 8/4/2006


Tim Vandenack
Rainbow flag issue starts flap in Meade
Hutchinson News, 8/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Meade's flap over flag
Hutchinson News, 8/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Local church being sued for picketing
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/8/2006


Tim Vandenack
Meade boys confess to stealing couple's controversial flag
Hutchinson News, 8/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver and Dion Lefler
Dispute unfurls beyond Meade
Wichita Eagle, 8/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brent Castillo
Flying rainbow flag isn't illegal, harmful
Wichita Eagle, 8/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Groups unite on human relations
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/19/2006


Deb Gruver
Brothers sorry for taking rainbow flag
Wichita Eagle, 8/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Alcala looking at HUD funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/22/2006


Deb Gruver
Phelps church targets Meade
Wichita Eagle, 8/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Different colors of the Rainbow
Hutchinson News, 8/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Westboro Baptist retains attorney in defamation suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/30/2006


Embracing the debate
Hutchinson News, 8/31/2006

James Carlson
Phelps files police report
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/6/2006


Mark McCormick
Civil rights public safety must coexist
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Straight talk about SW Kansas gays
Hutchinson News, 9/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
Funeral pickets targeted anew
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2006


Steve Painter
Bill aims at suits defending Phelps
Wichita Eagle, 9/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Activist seeks school renaming
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/22/2006


Randy Scholfield
Limits even Phelps has rights
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Legislating decency [opinion]
Junction City Daily Union, 9/24/2006


Christina M. Woods
Civil rights' next step
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Martin Hawver
Decency vs. the First Amendment
Kansas City Kansan, 9/26/2006


Brett Barrouquere
Ky. ban on funeral protests suspended
Wichita Eagle, 9/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Trade is Phelps sign of times
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/5/2006

Associated Press
Westboro protesters drop plans to picket
Lawrence Journal World, 10/5/2006


[Funeral protest cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 10/5/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 10/6/2006


Christina M. Woods
NAACP group recalls historic sit-in
Wichita Eagle, 10/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
Youths revisit segregated past
Wichita Eagle, 10/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Icess Fernandez
City loses appeal of profiling claim
Wichita Eagle, 10/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Mayors receptive to anti-Phelps letters
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/29/2006


Taylor Atkins
NAACP official calls Topeka 'holy ground'
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/30/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Church files records request
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/31/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Picketer warnings keep it up
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/6/2006


Lee Hill Kavanaugh
A salute, a shield to honor sacrifice
Kansas City Star, 11/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
O'Reilly prompts abortion protest
Wichita Eagle, 11/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Glenda Overstreet
Civil rights leader recalled
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/19/2006


Desiree Hunter
Grief mingles with gratitude after deadly bus wreck
Lawrence Journal World, 11/23/2006


James Carlson
Still at it, 'just doing my part'
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/24/2006


Jon Niccum
KU student's documentary explores preaching of hate
Lawrence Journal World, 11/24/2006


Ric Anderson
Film takes rare look at Phelps
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/26/2006


James Carlson
Church faithful applaud film
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/27/2006


Planned parenthood [cartoon]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 11/29/2006


Judge wants to provide some info under seal
Manhattan Mercury, 11/29/2006


John Hanna
Judge wants to provide some info under seal in abortion case
Kansas City Kansan, 11/30/2006


John Hanna
Court: Kline can investigate clinics
Wichita Eagle, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Abortion clinics, request rejected
Lawrence Journal World, 12/1/2006


John Hanna
Court rejects clinics' request
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006


Jim Sullinger
Court rejects inquiry into leak to O'Reilly
Kansas City Star, 12/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Dispute between friends leads to review of sperm donor rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006


Associated Press
Lawmaker to fight charge in anti-abortion protest case
Lawrence Journal World, 12/3/2006


David Klepper
Kansas lawsuit could be landmark
Kansas City Star, 12/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Kansas Supreme Court following law [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/4/2006


John Milburn
High court hears sperm-donor case
Wichita Eagle, 12/5/2006 [Newsbank article]
Steve Fry
Court weighs parental rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/5/2006
John Milburn
Paternity debated in sperm donor case
Lawrence Journal World, 12/5/2006

Ann Charles
Say not to 'donor' [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 12/6/2006


John Hanna
Leaked information subject of Supreme Court
Metro News, 12/8/2006


Ric Anderson
Would Phelps film play here?
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2006


Guest Editorial
A donation is a donation [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/13/2006


Guest Editorial
A donation is a donation [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/13/2006


Associated Press
Operation Rescue names Kline its 'Man of the Year'
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/19/2006


Associated Press
Anti-abortion group honors Phill Kline
Wichita Eagle, 12/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
Anti-abortion group gives award to Kline
Lawrence Journal World, 12/19/2006


Associated Press
Missions change for Kansas Air Guard
Garden City Telegram, 12/21/2006


Jim Sullinger and Laura Bauer
Kline's abortion charges derailed
Kansas City Star, 12/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Abortion soon as filed, charges against doctor dismissed
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2006


John Hanna
Judge scraps Tiller case; Kline still pursues
Hutchinson News, 12/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Kline charges Tiller; Foulston intervenes
Wichita Eagle, 12/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
City researching domestic partner registry
Lawrence Journal World, 12/23/2006


Steve Fry
Kline speaks out against order
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/23/2006


Steve Vockrodt
Judge drops Kline's charges against doctor
Olathe Daily News, 12/23/2006


John Hanna
Judge dismisses Tiller case; Kline still pursues
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/23/2006


Associated Press
Lawrence proposes recognition of gay partnerships
Hutchinson News, 12/24/2006


Associated Press
Lawrence proposes gay couples' registry
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/24/2006


John Hanna
Analysis time running short for Kline's vindication
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/25/2006


John Hanna
Time running short for Tiller prosecution
Lawrence Journal World, 12/25/2006


John Hanna
Time short for Kline to seek vindication
Hutchinson News, 12/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kline pushes fro charges
Kansas City Star, 12/27/2006


Barbara Shelly
Kline's reckless pursuit of abortion clinics
Kansas City Star, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Arguments reopened on Dr. Tiller charges
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/27/2006


Tim Potter
Court to revisit case against Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Judge reopens arguments on charges against Tiller
Lawrence Journal World, 12/27/2006


Politics rules Kline case [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 12/27/2006


John Hanna
Kline gets second try from judge
Hutchinson News, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Kline loses fight to have charges against Tiller reinstated
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/28/2006


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Kline tries to keep investigation alive
Kansas City Star, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawrence considers gay partnership registry
Wichita Eagle, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Judge rejects appeal; Kline names prosecutor
Wichita Eagle, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
McKinney a longtime abortion foe
Wichita Eagle, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Who is Phil Kline trying to fool?
Wichita Eagle, 12/28/2006


Scott Rothschild
Abortion charges again rejected
Lawrence Journal World, 12/28/2006


Scott Canon
Role-playing in Kansas, playing for real in Iraq
Kansas City Star, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Vockrodt
Charges against doctor remain dropped
Olathe Daily News, 12/28/2006


Special prosecutor to take up any appeals
Olathe Daily News, 12/28/2006


Kline's efforts still misdirected [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 12/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Morrison cool to prosecutor
Manhattan Mercury, 12/28/2006


John Hanna
Outgoing AG Kline tries to bypass District Attorney
Junction City Daily News, 12/28/2006


John Hanna
Kline remains blocked in trying to prosecute Tiller
Hutchinson News, 12/28/2006

Joe Rodriguez
Controversy over abortion charges Morrison: I won't keep McKinney
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Across Kansas Topeka Special prosecutor responds
Kansas City Star, 12/29/2006


John Hanna
Morrison won't keep Tiller case prosecutor
Lawrence Journal World, 12/29/2006


Phillip Brownlee
A case? Kline's charges likely about ideology
Wichita Eagle, 12/29/2006


Richard D. Ralls
Laws protect grandparents' rights in divorces
Kansas City Star, 12/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kline's special prosector will have short tenure
Hutchinson News, 12/29/2006


Tim Carpenter
Kline action seen as messy
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/29/2006


Phill Kline, the angry child
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/29/2006


Patrick Lowry
Who's in charge? [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 12/29/2006


Joe Rodriguez
No written deal with McKinney
Wichita Eagle, 12/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


H. W. Collier
Kline's crusading is wearing thin [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Leonard Williams
Religion vs. law [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Battle of attorneys clouds sex crime issue
Wichita Eagle, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Motion filed to reinstate abortion charges
Wichita Eagle, 12/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


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