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Civil Rights

2008 Session - January through May

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, January through May, 2008.

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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
January through May 2008


Christine M. Woods
Second poll on racial issues to start Jan. 21
Wichita Eagle, 1/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Legislator settles up over scuffle with anti-abortion protest leader
Wichita Eagle, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Lawmaker settles
Kansas City Star, 1/3/2008

James Carlson
$2,500 swats away suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Lawsuit over fair incident settled
Hutchinson News, 1/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Tiller jury convenes today
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/8/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Grand jury starts review of George Tiller today
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorial
Troublesome tactic [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2008


Ron Sylvester
Both sides protest as Tiller grand jury empaneled
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Grand jury seated in Tiller abortion probe
Hutchinson News, 1/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Tiller prosecutor hasn't been paid
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
AG hasn't paid ex-prosecutor in Tiller case
Hutchinson News, 1/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
AG hasn't paid ex-prosecutor in Tiller case
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2008

Andale Gross
Kline implies Planned Parenthood may have altered patient records
Lawrence Journal World, 1/17/2008


Associated Press
Kline questions accuracy of clinic's records
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andale Gross
Kline fails to boot Topeka attorneys
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2008


Stephanie Simon
U.S. abortions at lowest level since 1976
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Kline says records are false
Kansas City Star, 1/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


Joe Rodriguez
Kansas youths bound for D.C. to protest Roe v. Wade
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
Grand jury is best hope [editorial]
Salina Journal, 1/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
1887 law gives citizens power in abortion fight
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Abortion groups split over AG Six
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Abortion foes testify before grand jury
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Abortion foes testify before grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll and Ron Sylvester
Abortion battlefield changing
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2008

Jim Sullinger or David Klepper
Abortion rallies
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2008


Tim Carpenter
Both sides of abortion issue rally at Statehouse
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2008

Deb Gruver
Groups mark Roe v. Wade at Tiller clinic
Wichita Eagle, 1/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Abortion foes find reasons to cheer
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2008

Tim Carpenter
Sebelius' voice to be heard
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Anti-abortion groups wary of A.G.'s stance
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Move to cut domestic registry stalls
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2008


Ron Sylvester
Grand jury orders Tiller to provide clinic records
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Grand jury seeks Tiller patients' files
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Working for change
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Hurst Laviana
Tiller must turn over records to grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Grand Jury investigation doctor ordered to turn in abortion files
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2008

Phil Anderson
Public discusses racial profiling
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Wichita judge orders Tiller to turn over abortion files
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2008

Diane Carroll
Abortion recipients' records are sought
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Abortion foes seek law setting new layer of rules
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ron Sylvester
Tiller's lawyers appeal: no records turned over
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Privacy open season on patient records?
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Limiting abortion goal of measure
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Revising abortion law is proposed
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Bill tightens abortion law enforcement
Hutchinson News, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack Weinstein
Kinzer introduces abortion legislation
Olathe Daily News, 2/1/2008
Kevin Flaherty
Legislators see social issue
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jack Weinstein
Attorneys don't want to release abortion records
Olathe Daily News, 2/1/2008


Roxana Hegeman
Judge orders Tiller to immediately turn over patient records
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2008

Christina M. Woods
Race survey needs input
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Lawyers claim Kline could ID Tiller patients
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Tiller told to turn over patient files
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2008


Another reason to worry about the privacy of abortion records?
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Troy Newman
Late-term abortions are not meeting Kansas law
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2008

Courier Views
Keep patients' records private
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/6/2008

Subpoena received for Tiller records
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2008

Diane Carroll
No abortion files for grand jury
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2008


Carl Manning
Grand jury access to abortion provider's records blocked
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2008

Ron Sylvester
High court postpones subpoena on Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
A.G.'s office subpoenaed by grand jury
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2008

John Hanna
Attorney general's office subpoenaed
Kansas City Star, 2/7/2008


More gay couples in Kansas willing to report orientation
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/12/2008

Phil Kline
Only way to enforce law is to see medical records
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Finney County Lawyer: Ban on gay sex is still on books
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Peggy Mast
Why condemn rap music?
Emporia Gazette, 2/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Poll shows support for gay, lesbian workers
Lawrence Journal World, 2/14/2008

Sarah Kessinger
Chavez legacy kindles interest at Statehouse
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Six asks court to quash Tiller-related subpoenas
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Subpoena dispute evades solution so far
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2008


John Hanna
AG resists grand jury subpoena in Tiller case
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2007

Jack Weinstein
Judge asks for abortion-record compromise
Olathe Daily News, 2/16-18/2008


John Hanna
Six resists abortion subpoena
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2008

Tim Carpenter
Abortion records contested
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/16/2008


Associated Press
Kline seeks time for grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Bills to tighten late-term laws
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2008


Judy Peres
Abortion foes seek to close clinic by grand jury
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2008

Tim Carpenter
Abortion: Issue on 2 fronts
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Justices grant A.G. request to block subpoena for time being
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2008

James Carlson
Abortion debate heats up
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Court stalls 2nd grand jury subpoena
Wichita Eagle, 2/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Kline makes records allegations
Kansas City Star, 2/20/2008


John Hanna
House committee hears measures on late-term abortions
Junction City Daily Union, 2/20/2008

John Hanna
Supreme Court temporarily blocks subpoena for Six
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/20/2008


Rhonda Holman
Review court doing its job on abortion records
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Abortion testimony elicits raw emotion
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/21/2008


Associated Press
Kline seeks fetal-tissue records from KC clinic
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kline says jury needs fetal tissue records
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Lawmaker pushing to repeal city's domestic registry
Lawrence Journal World, 2/21/2008

Carl Manning
House sends domestic registry bill to committee
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline: Morrison collaborated with clinic
Wichita Eagle, 2/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
A new offer in Planned Parenthood case
Kansas City Star, 2/23/2008


Associated Press
Abortion clinic to provide records to grand jury
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2008

Kit Wagar
New abortion limits weighed
Kansas City Star, 2/25/2008


Kevin Wright
DA: Morrison tried to stop abortion investigation
Olathe Daily News, 2/20/2008

John Hanna
Kline: Grand jury will need records on fetal tissue, other topics
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/21/2008


Carl Manning
Registry bill sent to committee
Junction City Daily Union, 2/21/2008

Jack Weinstein
Clinic must turn over records
Olathe Daily News, 2/23-25/2008


Cheryl Sullenger
Tiller and Six are just stalling
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jean Kozubowski
Don't waste our time to or money [editorial]
Salina Journal, 2/25/2008


John Hanna
Enforcement key in Kansas' abortion debate
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/25/2008

John Hanna
Enforcement becomes issue in Kansas' abortion debate
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Russell Steen
California cow-tipping and protecting children
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer and Diane Carroll
Kline decries agency's refusal
Kansas City Star, 2/27/2008


Vickie Sandell Stangl
Protect patients; keep abortion records private
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
House approves bill inspired by sealed abortion cases
Hays Daily News, 2/29/2008


Associated Press
House OK's bill inspired by sealed abortion cases
Hutchinson News, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Bill targets courts' to seal power
Wichita Eagle, 2/29/2008 [Newsbank article]


Patient privacy must prevail in records sweep
Kansas City Star, 2/29/2008

Diane Carroll
Abortion files clash resolved
Kansas City Star, 2/29/2008


Associated Press
Judge approves plan for abortion records
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2008

Associated Press
Supreme Court sets subpoena hearing date
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Court sets April 8 to hear arguments in Tiller case
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2008

Wichita Eagle
Court acting accordingly
Hutchinson News, 3/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Grand jury will not indict
Kansas City Star, 3/4/2008

Associated Press
Grand jury refuses to indict Planned Parenthood
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2008


Andale Gross
Grand jury refuses to indict Planned Parenthood
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andale Gross
Johnson County grand jury refuses to issue Planned Parenthood indictment
Lawrence Journal World, 3/4/2008


James Carlson
Senate panel hears debate on confidential sources legislation
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2008

Diane Carroll
Grand jury ends without indictments
Olathe Daily News, 3/4/2008


End of one abortion inquiry leaves others
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hendricks
Sour grapes after jury goes bust
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


Keith Myers
A waste of court resources and a poor use of time
Kansas City Star, 3/5/2008

Wichita Eagle
Court ruling on abortions and medical records
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/5/2008


Tom Potter
Inmate's family files complaint to NAACP
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

End of grand jury leaves questions [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 3/5/2008


Brent Castillo
Equal rights apply to Christians, too
Wichita Eagle, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jack Mitchell
Public is not aware
Hutchinson News, 3/6/2008


Andale Gross
Members of grand jury seek review
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2008

Associated Press
Planned Parenthood jurors seek review of grand jury law
Chanute Tribune, 3/6/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Petition fails to land indictment of clinic
Johnson County Sun, 3/6/2008

Courier Views
Grand juries and witch hunts
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/7/2008

Grand jury law needs a rewrite [editorial]
Iola Register, 3/7/2008


Ron Sylvester
Kansas' grand jury law comes under fire
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hendricks
It's time to put an end to the witch hunts in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 3/7/2008


Good advice from grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 3/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mara Rose Williams
NAACP explains, defends its role
Kansas City Star, 3/9/2008


Tim Carpenter
Services for disabled to be recognized at event
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2008

Associated Press
Kansas NAACP leaders help residents get complaints to agencies
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2008


Rob Hotakainen
Brownback abortion bill's focus: disabilities
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Charges and countercharges over grand jury
Kansas City Star, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Charges, countercharges in KC abortion grand jury
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Marla Patrick
Column was propaganda
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2008

Jeannine Koranda
House to vote on abortion bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hendricks
Rein in the witch hunts by grand jury in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Rock
Ref incident sparks change
Kansas City Star, 3/12/2008


Court: Most of funeral picketing law won't hold up
Garden City Telegram, 3/12/2008

Rick Dean
St. Mary's and the female referee game rules to change
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008


Kevin Haskin
Referee became the focus
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2008

Michael Hooper
Man suing small over use of Segway
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
'Restoring a legacy'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
KSHSAA rules making the call [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2008


Patrick S. Kelley
Too cautious [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/13/2008

Carl Manning
House gives first-round approval to abortion bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2008


Carl Manning
Abortion bill wins first-round approval in House
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2008

Jeannine Koranda
House gives 1st OK to abortion bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
House backs bill to deter abortions
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2008

Carl Manning
Abortion legislation on its way to Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008


Michael Hooper
Donor takes case to Supreme Court
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2008

Jeannine Koranda
House Oks abortion law by veto-proof margin
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Abortion bill passed to Senate
Hutchinson News, 3/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jack Weinstein
Abortion bill passes House
Olathe Daily News, 3/19/2008


Kansas donor case heading for the US Supreme Court
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2008

Chris Green
Panel speedily OKs picketing limits
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods and Fred Mann
Some see a new chance to foster racial understanding
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Christine Metz
KDHE State abortion rate decreases
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2008


Associated Press
Abortions in Kansas down, KDHE reports
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Julie A. Burkhart
Abortion bill is political gain at women's expense
Kansas City Star, 3/30/2008 [Newsbank article]


Taylor Atkins
Marching against Phelps
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2008

Sarah Henning
KU librarian reaches out to gay Kansans for untold stories
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2008


Mary Kay Culp
Kansas bill would protect against coerced abortions
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
State balks at access to abortion records
Kansas City Star, 4/1/2008


Associated Press
Lawyers want Tiller grand jurors warned
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Suzanne Perez Tobias
District might consider gay harassment policy
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
A.G. pays former Tiller prosecutor
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/2/2008

Mike Hendricks
There's a lot riding on today
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2008

Prosecutors want verification of records
Manhattan Mercury, 4/2/2008

Carl Manning
Abortion bill sent on via shortcut
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2008


James Carlson
Senate sends abortion bill to Sebelius
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2008

Dion Lefler
Bill would let families try to stop abortions
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Randy Scholfield
Not 'gay' to want respect in schools [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 4/4/2008

Diane Carroll
Kline says he can proceed with complaint
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Tiller seeks court admonition over campaign
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/2/2008

David Gittrich
Time for Tiller to stop living above the law
Garden City Telegram, 4/3/2008


Carl Manning
Senate takes short cut to send bill to governor
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Senate takes shortcut to send bill to governor
Chanute Tribune, 4/4/2008 [Newsbank article]


Abortion bill built for veto, campaigns
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Abortion foes played role in med. board changes
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/7/2008


John Hanna
Board criticized for years
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2008

John Hanna
Abortion foes sought board changes
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christine Metz
Half of Kansas abortions on visitors
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2008

John Hanna
Abortion foes discuss grand jury
Salina Journal, 4/8/2008


Associated Press
Kansas justices skeptical of Tiller harassment claim
Manhattan Mercury, 4/8/2008

John Hanna
Abortion opponents say woman's story relevant
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Tiller to be focus of court arguments
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2008

Abortion subpoenas before Kansas high court today
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Tiller abortion battle continues today
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2008

David Klepper
Court hears issue of access to medical records
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Court considers abortion records
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2008

David Klepper
Tiller attorney claims grand-jury harassment
Wichita Eagle, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Legal issues scrutinized at abortion hearing
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2008

John Hanna
Abortion foes played role in medical board staff changes
Hutchinson News, 4/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Margaret Stafford
Red Cross' rejection of gay student sparks protest
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Margaret Stafford
Blood drive divides students in Winfield
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2008 [Newsbank article]


Margaret Stafford
Blood donation policy sparks dispute
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2008

Scott Rothschild
Fearful mothers discuss abortion decisions
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2008


Christina M. Woods
Races still feel gaps in wages, education
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Discrimination against sports officials banned
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2008 [Newsbank article]


David Gittrich
Kansans are watching
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2008

John Hanna
High court struggles with abortion jury
Iola Register, 4/9/2008


John Hanna
Abortion restrictions vetoed
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Abortion foes seek override of veto
Wichita Eagle, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Abortion bill vetoed by Sebelius
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Governor rejects abortion restrictions
Junction City Daily Union, 4/22/2008


David P. Rundle
Restore rights of the disabled
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Stroke of the pen [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

New intrusions on a right for women
Kansas City Star, 4/23/2008 [Newsbank article]


Diane Carroll
Kline presses to get records
Kansas City Star, 4/23/2008

Thumbs down
Olathe Daily News, 4/23/2008

Barbara Hollingsworth
Atheist soldier gains attention
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2008

Diane Carroll
Judge puts unusual restriction on Kline
Kansas City Star, 4/25/2008 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Judge in Planned Parenthood case to review motions first
Lawrence Journal World, 4/26/2008

Associated Press
Judge in Planned Parenthood case to review motions first
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack Weinstein
Kinzer: Veto of abortion bill 'an absolute tragedy'
Olathe Daily News, 4/26/2008

Jack Weinstein
Request to seal document denied in Planned Parenthood
Olathe Daily News, 4/26/2008


Diane Carroll
Judge's review includes group
Kansas City Star, 4/28/2008

Associated Press
Atheist soldier speaks out
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/28/2008


Diane Carroll
Judge rejects Kline's request
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2008

Tim Carpenter
Judge nixes Kline query
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/29/2008


Associated Press
Abortion records subpoena quashed
Lawrence Journal World, 4/29/2008

Associated Press
Judge quashes Kline's subpoena
Leavenworth Times, 4/29/2008


Jack Weinstein
Judge rules that Kline can't access abortion records
Olathe Daily News, 4/30/2008

Jim Sullinger
Override of abortion-bill veto fails
Kansas City Star, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Abortion bill veto stands
Wichita Eagle, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Governor's abortion veto barely survives
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2008


Associated Press
Abortion bill veto stands
Lawrence Journal World, 5/1/2008

Carolyn Marie Fugit
Harassing gays is unacceptable
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Senate fails to override veto of abortion bill
Salina Journal, 5/1/2008


Chris Green
Emler's absence creates waves
Salina Journal, 5/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Court unseals abortion lawsuits
Kansas City Star, 5/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Lawsuits question Kline's handling of documents
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2008

John Hanna
Kansas court unseals Planned Parenthood cases
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/3/2008


Associated Press
Lawsuit questions Kline's handling of patient records
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack Weinstein
Senate falls two votes shy of overriding veto of abortion bill
Olathe Daily News, 5/3/2008


John Hanna
Details of abortion case unsealed
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2008

John Hanna
Supreme Court won't take notice of AG's letter in abortion case
Hutchinson News, 5/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kline continued on Tiller case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/5/2008


Associated Press
Records show Kline didn't drop efforts
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2008


Deb Gruver
Abortion data available online
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Abortion: The cloud over Kan. politics
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Records: Kline didn't drop Tiller efforts
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Abortion foes see more clues in unsealed cases
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/5/2008

Associated Press
Court limit grand jury's power in case
Manhattan Mercury, 5/6/2008


Ron Sylvester
Court limits citizen-petitioned grand juries
Wichita Eagle, 5/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
High court limits jury's power
Lawrence Journal World, 5/7/2008

Benita Y. Williams and David Klepper
Kansas court upholds citizen grand juries
Kansas City Star, 5/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Court limits grand jury's power
Salina Journal, 5/7/2008

John Hanna
Abortion foes see more clues in cases unsealed after nearly a year
Chanute Tribune, 5/7/2008 [Newsbank article]


Jack Weinsstein
Letter clearing clinic can't be used in lawsuit against Kline
Olathe Daily News, 5/7/2008

Ron Sylvester
Tiller files may need new set of subpoenas
Wichita Eagle, 5/9/2008 [Newsbank article]


Mark Morris
Abortion clinic rules upheld
Kansas City Star, 5/10/2008

Our Opinion
Sealed documents abused public's trust [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 5/10/2008


Bill Blankenship
Brown gala to feature actor, singer
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2008

Associated Press
Three AGs complicated abortion discussion
Chanute Tribune, 5/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dick McCoy
Kansas Archbishop's stand on abortion reaches too far
Kansas City Star, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
King's niece to speak against abortion
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Governor and parishioner
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2008 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Shelly
Archbishop seeks improper church-state mix
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Brown v. Board of education decision still has 'impact'
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2008


Associated Press
Kline says he could face $200,000 in bills from lawsuit
Kansas City Star, 5/17/2008

Dan Margolies and Dave Helling
Solicitations for Kline raise conflict question
Kansas City Star, 5/17/2008 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kline questions AG office's refusal to provide defense in clinic case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/17/2008

Randy Scholfield
Lifeline city must pay for disabled transport
Wichita Eagle, 5/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Blankenship
Speaker: Race remains topical
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2008

John Hanna
Dispute could delay Planned Parenthood criminal case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/18/2008

Associated Press
Dispute threatens Kline's case
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2008


Shaking the tin cup for a public official
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2008

Diane Carroll
Judge won't testify in abortion case
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Sumner named to endangered list
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/20/2008

Barbara Hollingsworth
Sumner elementary school 'this is history'
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
Last Topeka Brown plaintiff dies
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/21/2008

Associated Press
Records dispute delays case against clinic
Wichita Eagle, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Kline asking court to let judge testify
Kansas City Star, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Brown v. Board plaintiff dies at 88
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2008

Associated Press
A.G. lets judge keep clinic records temporarily
Wichita Eagle, 5/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Fight over abortion records eases a bit
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2008

Associated Press
Activist vows renewed push against rap
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2008

Associated Press
Last surviving plaintiff in Brown v. Board dies
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Judge delays hearing in clinic's criminal case
Hutchinson News, 5/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
AG modifies demands in abortion records case
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2008

Associated Press
Kline asks Supreme Court to let judge testify
Lawrence Journal World, 5/24/2008

Diane Carroll
Kline asks high court to allow judge to testify
Kansas City Star, 5/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kline wants witness order lifted
Wichita Eagle, 5/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Glenda Overstreet
Losing a civil rights leader
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2008

Jack Weinstein
Kline wants key witness to testify in clinic's case
Olathe Daily News, 5/24/2008

Jack Weinstein
Preliminary hearing postponed in Planned Parenthood case
Olathe Daily News, 5/27/2008


Barbara Hollingsworth
Zelma Henderson: 1920 to 2008 civil rights hero
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/28/2008


Diane Carroll
Court rejects Kline request
Kansas City Star, 5/28/2008

James Carlson
Going once, going twice
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Diane Carroll
Kline files brief for upcoming hearing
Kansas City Star, 5/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Sebelius denies having 'lavish' party for Tiller
Lawrence Journal World, 5/29/2008

Tim Carpenter
Kline: Judges guided politically
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/31/2008


Ron Sylvester
Operation Rescue name topic of lawsuit
Wichita Eagle, 5/31/2008 [Newsbank article]