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Civil Rights

June through December 2009
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, 2009.

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, 2009

Nick Nelson
150 turn out for vigil in South Park
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2009

Tim Carpenter and Brittany Stiffler
Tiller killed
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2009

Roxana Hegeman
Abortion provider was polarizing force
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2009

Laura Bauer and David Klepper
Man likely to be charged with killing Tiller had history of mental illness, family says
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Judy L. Thomas
Abortion doctor slain
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2009

David Klepper
Tiller is the fourth American doctor killed in abortion-related violence
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2009

David Klepper
Political backlash predicted
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2009

Mike Hendricks
Abortion foes lose moral standing
Kansas City Star, 6/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Senseless act
Garden City Telegram, 6/1/2009

Tim Carpenter
No formal charges made in Tiller slaying
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2009

Stan Finger and Ron Sylvester
Scott Roeder charged with first-degree murder in George Tiller shooting death
Kansas City Star, 6/2/2009

Associated Press
Tillers: No plan to reopen clinic
Junction City Daily Union, 6/3/2009

Rick Babson
Mirror on Olathe debate on abortion needs cooler heads [editorial]
Olathe Daily News, 6/3/2009

Associated Press
Abortion debate expected to resume
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Carl Manning
Judge hears arguments in adult store lawsuit
Hays Daily News, 6/5/2009

Jeannine Koranda
Abilene adult store fights billboard law
Wichita Eagle, 6/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Tiller's death unlikely to stall debate
Lawrence Journal World, 6/5/2009

Associated Press
Judge hears arguments in adult store suit
Garden City Telegram, 6/5/2009

John Hanna
Doctor's death unlikely to stall Kansas debate
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/5/2009

Judy L. Thomas and David Klepper
The complex life of George Tiller
Kansas City Star, 6/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Access to abortion now farther away
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Statement from Roeder fuels unease
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Tiller's clinic closed permanently
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/9/2009

Nebraska doctor to perform late-term abortion services in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 6/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Wire Service Reports
Both sides of abortion issue look beyond closing of Tiller's clinic
Kansas City Star, 6/10/2009

Associated Press
OR interested in Tiller clinic
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2009

Associated Press
Doc to offer 3rd-term abortions
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2009

Associated Press
Doctor to do abortions in Kan.
Wichita Eagle, 6/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
State Board to drop case against Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 6/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

The Wichita Eagle
Abortion debate [editorial]
Leavenworth Times, 6/17/2009

Ron Sylvester
Deaf Lyons woman sues city, Rice County
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2009 [Newsbank article]

Stan Finger
Groups to gather at Tiller clinic
Wichita Eagle, 6/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tiller shooting suspect laments higher bond
Wichita Eagle, 6/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Ruling means strip clubs, sex shops can keep signs
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2009

Associated Press
Judge blocks adult store sign law
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2009

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Too-free freedom puts Six in a fix [opinion]
Iola Register, 7/1/2009

Tribune Staff
Van Meteren appeals for legal expense reimbursement
Chanute Tribune, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Doc still plans Kan. abortion clinic
Wichita Eagle, 8/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Rodriguez
Abortion opponents shift focus to Neb. doc.
Wichita Eagle, 8/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Dion Lefler
Abortion opponents blast state program cut
Wichita Eagle, 8/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Judy L. Thomas
Militants contact Roeder in jail
Wichita Eagle, 8/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas won't enforce law on adult-store signs
Kansas City Star, 8/12/2009

John Hanna
Kansas law on adult stores' signs won't be enforced
Lawrence Journal World, 8/12/2009

Gwyn Mellinger
A. G. made right call on porn sign
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Supporters: Sex shop limits not dead
Wichita Eagle, 8/13/2009

The Hutchinson News
AG criticized on billboard law
Garden City Telegram, 8/13/2009

Ben Wearing
Porn on the prairie [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/16/2009

Associated Press
Kansas group putting pressure on Neb. abortionist
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/19/2009

James Carlson
KC council repeals picket law
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/29/2009

Roxana Hegeman
Talks hint at Tiller slaying defense
Wichita Eagle, 8/30/2009 [Newsbank article]

Candy Perez
Kansas Human Rights commission focuses on Hispanics
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/31/2009

The Salina Journal
Pornography may be harmful, but it's constitutionally protected [editorial]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/31/2009

Scott Rothschild
Ethics complaint lodged in Kline abortion provider probe
Lawrence Journal World, 9/22/2009

Associated Press
Ethics change may come against Kline
Wichita Eagle, 9/23/2009

Larry O'Dell
Court sides with funeral picketers
Wichita Eagle, 9/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Joe Robertson
Revived civil rights panel looks at school district
Kansas City Star, 11/12/2009



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