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Civil Rights

2007 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, 2007.

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, 2007


Tim Carpenter
Abortion foes pressuring Rep. Neufeld
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2007

Brent D. Wistrom and Joe Rodriguez
IRS questions church's activities
Wichita Eagle, 6/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Olson
Westboro member arrested
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/6/2007
Scott Rothschild
Legislator unsure on AG's challenge to picketing law
Lawrence Journal World, 6/6/2007
Steve Rose
Will Morrison charge Tiller?
Johnson County Sun, 6/7/2007

Tim Hrenchir
County mulls helping city
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2007


Tim Carpenter
Kline hire: Tiller info faulty
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2007
David Klepper
Diagnoses questioned in Kansas abortions
Kansas City Star, 6/12/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jack Weinstein
Professor to discuss findings in Tiller case
Olathe Daily News, 6/12/2007

John Hanna
A.G. orders silence
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007


David Klepper
Morrison, psychiatrist at odds
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2007
Dion Lefler
Morrison threatens to sue witness
Wichita Eagle, 6/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Governor backs A.G. in abortion dispute
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
LaKase Perry
LULAC institute highlights opportunities program widens horizons
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2007
Ron Sylvester
Protesters' trespassing, dumping trial starts today
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Potter
2 guilty in protest at Kolb home
Wichita Eagle, 6/16/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Abortion foes still trying to vindicate Kline
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/18/2007
Christina M. Woods
NAACP earns national award
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Abortion issue bears state's imprint
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007
Tim Hrenchir
County defers ADA action
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/19/2007
Scott Rothschild
Kline's charges against Tiller say medical standard not met
Lawrence Journal World, 6/18/2007
Jack Weinstein
AG demands that witness not speak on Tiller case
Olathe Daily News, 6/13/2007
Move should be made in Tiller case [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 6/13/2007
Brent Castillo
If Tiller broke state law, then enforce it
Wichita Eagle, 6/21/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tiller's political influence examined
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2007
John Hanna
Tiller's influence on state debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2007
Amanda O'Toole
Parade, festival a display of gay pride
Wichita Eagle, 6/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Tiller's political pull with AG at issue
Lawrence Journal World, 6/25/2007
Tim Carpenter
At the Statehouse abortion opponents announce bill plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2007
David Klepper
Tiller inquiry results to be announced
Kansas City Star, 6/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Morrison to announce Tiller-inquiry findings
Wichita Eagle, 6/26/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Effort targets new registry
Lawrence Journal World, 6/26/2007
Scott Rothschild
Late-term abortion limits proposed
Lawrence Journal World, 6/26/2007
Political Cartoon
Olathe Daily News, 6/26/2007
Jack Weinstein
Kinzer urges AG to take action
Olathe Daily News, 6/26/2007

Heather Hollingsworth
A.G. clears Planned Parenthood
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2007


Tim Carpenter
A long and proud tradition
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Diane Carroll and David Klepper
Clinic won't face charges
Kansas City Star, 6/27/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Kline's ethics questioned
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2007
David Klepper
Kline's office is faulted
Kansas City Star, 6/28/2007
Ron Sylvester and Dion Lefler
AG: 15 Tiller charges meritless
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2007 [Newsbank article]
Tim Carpenter
Abortion doctor faces misdemeanors
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/29/2007
Diane Carroll
Physician associated with Tiller was disciplined by Kansas board
Kansas City Star, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Abortion provider charged
Kansas City Star, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Tiller faces 19 nonfelony charges
Wichita Eagle, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Rhonda Holman
Charged let system work in abortion case
Wichita Eagle, 6/29/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
New Tiller charges have ties to doctor
Lawrence Journal World, 6/29/2007
John Hanna
Immunity was given in abortion inquiry
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2007
Carl Manning
'08 abortion debate foreseen
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2007
David Klepper
Abortion debate persists
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2007
Morrison keeps campaign pledge
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Doctor denies having financial ties with Tiller
Lawrence Journal World, 6/30/2007
Dave Stephens
Protester attracts a crowd
Hutchinson News, 6/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Morrison Kline and Tiller
Manhattan Mercury, 7/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
For Kline, Tiller case also legal test
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/2/2007


Tom Bell
Morrison does take a hard look [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Tiller's attorneys mount challenge to late-term abortion law
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2007


Dion Lefler
Abortion law draws Tiller challenge
Wichita Eagle, 7/3/2007 [Newsbank article]
Off the easel [cartoon]
Kansas City Star, 7/4/2007
Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Fourth of July fundraiser supports Patriot Guard
Wichita Eagle, 7/5/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Kline-Morrison political clash continues in wake of charges
Johnson County Sun, 7/5/2007

Oskar Garcia
Phelps family member charged after son steps on flag
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2007


John Hanna
Planned parenthood sues Kline
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2007
Diane Carroll
Clinic files legal petition against Kline
Kansas City Star, 7/6/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Order sought against Kline
Lawrence Journal World, 7/6/2007
Diane Carroll
Planned Parenthood files petition against DA
Olathe Daily News, 7/6/2007

George Diepenbrock
Rights leader helped shape city
Lawrence Journal World, 7/9/2007


Scott Rothschild
Anti-abortion advocates seek more Tiller charges
Lawrence Journal World, 7/9/2007
Jack Cashill
'Good Kansans' keep Tiller in business
Olathe Daily News, 7/11/2007

Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
No charge against second doctor
Johnson County Sun, 7/12/2007


Steve Rose
Putting on the blinders
Johnson County Sun, 7/12/2007
Stan Finger
2 arrested in disruption at church
Wichita Eagle, 7/17/2007 [Newsbank article]
Mike Hall
Panel seeks diverse members, public input
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2007
Associated Press
House leader revisits abortion legislation
Wichita Eagle, 7/20/2007 [Newsbank article]
Darren Werth
Protect innocent lives [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 7/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Court leaves law in doubt
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2007


John Hanna
Questions surround A.G. suit over pickets
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2007
Duane Schrag
Defining moments
Salina Journal, 7/29/2007

John Hanna
Legislators using caution in Phelps picketing case
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2007


Carl Manning
For better or for worse, same-sex registry begins
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2007
David Klepper
Kline accuser takes case to state
Kansas City Star, 8/1/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper
Getting an official 'YES'
Kansas City Star, 8/1/2007
Claire Engelken
Stop by Road to Freedom bus likens disability, civil rights
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2007
Carl Manning
Registry begins with a click, kiss
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/2/2007
Chad Lawhorn
Domestic partnership registry opens today
Lawrence Journal World, 8/1/2007
Chad Lawhorn
Public acknowledgement of orientation may subject some to discrimination
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2007
Chad Lawhorn
Insurance companies see little change for businesses
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2007
Laura McHugh
Gay couples celebrate registration
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2007
Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Hate wins in Kansas?
Johnson County Sun, 8/2/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Tiller pleads not guilty
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/4/2007


Hypocrisy in funeral law
Johnson County Sun, 8/9/2007

John Hanna
A.G.: Consulting doctor had financial interest
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2007


John Hanna
Tiller judge was abortion while in Legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/11/2007
David Klepper
New judge in Tiller trial was anti-abortion lawmaker
Kansas City Star, 8/11/2007
Dion Lefler
Tiller case judge to rule on abortion law he wrote
Wichita Eagle, 8/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
John Hanna
Ghost of Kline's case a noisy one
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2007
Roxana Hegeman
Doctor asks for new judge
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/14/2007
Randy Scholfield
Recuse Powell the wrong judge for Tiller case
Wichita Eagle, 8/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Tiller's abortion clinic temporarily closed
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Judge leaves abortion case
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/18/2007
Dion Lefler
Abortion ruling judge takes himself off Tiller case
Wichita Eagle, 8/18/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
New judge assigned to hear case against George Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 8/22/2007 [Newsbank article]
Jack Weinstein
Siegfreid pushes for late-term abortion details
Olathe Daily News, 8/25-27/2007

Siegfreid should expect resistance to hearing [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 8/28/2007


Dion Lefler
Tiller contests law that limits jury size
Wichita Eagle, 8/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Testimony on late-term abortion law slated before Kansas officials
Kansas City Star, 8/31/2007
Jeff Syrios
Powell put principle above politics
Wichita Eagle, 8/31/2007 [Newsbank article]
Scott Rothschild
Lawmaker backs off abortion restrictions
Lawrence Journal World, 8/31/2007
John Hanna
Legislators criticize abortion enforcement
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/1/2007
James Carlson
Committee to resume look at late-term abortions
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/6/2007
David Klepper
Morrison gets OK in abortion case
Kansas City Star, 9/6/2007
John Hanna
Old abortion case finds life at Capitol
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2007
David Klepper
Critics, supporters of abortion doctor give testimony to panel of Kansas lawmakers
Kansas City Star, 9/7/2007
John Hanna
Topeka woman's abortion contested
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/8/2007

Tom Bell
Governor takes the right step [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Judge: Grand jury can be seated in Tiller case
Wichita Eagle, 9/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Brent D. Wistrom
Hispanic march attracts hundreds
Wichita Eagle, 9/13/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
Job discrimination [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/23/2007 [Newsbank article]
Christina M. Woods
Minorities are gaining greater representation
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2007 [Newsbank article]
Dion Lefler
Tiller fails to prevent grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 10/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Group seeks clinic inquiry
Kansas City Star, 10/3/2007


Scott Rothschild
Gov. wants spread of workplace protection
Lawrence Journal World, 10/3/2007

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