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Civil Rights

June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, 2008.

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

June through December, 2008

Associated Press
Leaders battle over rights to 'Operation Rescue'
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2008

Cedar Crest clash [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2008

Donetta Robben
Religious freedom under attack
Hays Daily News, 6/6/2008

Roy Wenzl
Anti-abortion leader: Movement is weak
Wichita Eagle, 6/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Abortion records sent to grand jury
Lawrence Journal World, 6/7/2008

Jack Weinstein
Supreme Court hears records case
Olathe Daily News, 6/14/2008

James Carlson
Reno pastor alters sign
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2008

Associated Press
Judge scolds Kline over records
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

In Kansas, grand jury room is latest abortion battlefield
Manhattan Mercury, 6/19/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Grand jury refuses to indict Tiller on crimes
Hutchinson News, 7/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Courier Views
Tiller grand jury makes Kansas history
Winfield Daily Courier, 7/3/2008

Roxana Hegeman
No indictment for Tiller
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2008

Ron Sylvester
Grand jury doesn't charge Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 7/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Brown v. Board of education history handed over
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Lawmakers may tackle abortion legislation
Wichita Eagle, 7/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Fred Mann
Abortion foes divided on merits of law
Kansas City Star, 7/4/2008

John Hanna
Abortion foes question need to rewrite Kansas law governing late-term abortion
Chanute Tribune, 7/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/10/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Judge to rule on Tiller charges
Wichita Eagle, 7/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roy Wenzl
Abortion opponents say Tiller's hindered
Wichita Eagle, 7/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Johnson County abortion clinic case delayed again
Lawrence Journal World, 7/19/2008

John Hanna
Abortion case delayed
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2008

Ron Sylvester
Ruling clears way to begin Tiller trial
Wichita Eagle, 7/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Disabilities act far enough [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Judge upholds abortion law
Lawrence Journal World, 7/29/2008

Roxana Hegeman
March trial set for abortion provider Tiller
Kansas City Star, 7/30/2008

Ron Sylvester
$475,000 tab for taxpayers State settles lawsuit in teen-sex case
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2008

Carl Manning
Kline sex case cost state $475,000
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/8/2008

Lauren Epps
Former mayor honored
Manhattan Mercury, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Court upholds Ohio law banning funeral pickets
Garden City Telegram, 8/23/2008

Associated Press
Sebelius addresses gay Democratic group
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2008

Ron Sylvester
Kline was obsessed say Tiller lawyers
Wichita Eagle, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Six says Tiller case is moving forward
Kansas City Star, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
AG: Allegations in abortion case 'disturbing'
Chanute Tribune, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Questions on Kline filings raise concern [star's editorial]
Kansas City Star, 9/19/2008

The case for vetting [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Tiller defense opposes request for a delay
Wichita Eagle, 9/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
AG seeks extension in case against Tiller
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2008

Associated Press
Group wants Tiller's license pulled
Wichita Eagle, 10/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Tiller prosecutors told to answer allegations
Wichita Eagle, 10/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas abortion case remains on track
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/3/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Don't drop Tiller case, Six argues
Wichita Eagle, 10/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
AG: Case against Tiller should stand
Salina Journal, 10/17/2008

Tim Carpenter
Abortion PAC under fire
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2008

Associated Press
Court: Missouri cannot enforce picketing law
Wichita Eagle, 11/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jim Sullinger
Olathe changes its stance on picket at church
Kansas City Star, 11/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Tiller's lawyers seek to question Kline, Morrison
Kansas City Star, 11/13/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Abortion case hearing targets prosecutors
Junction City Daily Union, 11/16/2008

Associated Press
Abortion case targets prosecution
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/16/2008

Roxana Hegeman and John Hanna
Kansas abortion doctor's attorney spars with ex-AG
Leavenworth Times, 11/18/2008

Mike Hendricks
Testimony exposes the tactics of Kline
Kansas City Star, 11/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Attorneys for Tiller seeking statement
Kansas City Star, 11/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Attorneys for Tiller spar with former A. G.
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/18/2008

Associated Press
Abortion doctor's attorney spars with ex-AG Kline
Chanute Tribune, 11/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Kline employee testifies against him
Kansas City Star, 11/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna and Rosana Hegeman
Witness: Kline was driven by his anti-abortion zeal
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/20/2008

Associated Press
Church fights flag charges--Nebraska authorities say Shirley Phelps-Roper of Topeka's Westboro Church let her son stand on an American flag
Wichita Eagle, 11/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Kline abortion prosecution faulted
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/6/2008

Associated Press
Kline turns over records
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/13/2008

John Hanna
Possible 'Bleak House' ahead
Garden City Telegram, 12/22/2008

John Hanna
Former mistress to testify
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/24/2008