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Civil Rights

2009 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, 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


ARTICLES ON CIVIL RIGHTS
January through May 2009

Ron Sylvester
Hearing in Tiller case centers on lovers' fight
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Carter takes stand at Tiller hearing
Kansas City Star, 1/7/2009 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Tiller hearing ends on testy note
Wichita Eagle, 1/8/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger
Kline says he won't take abortion records
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2009


Associated Press
Kline says he won't take records
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Evidence fight in clinic case
Wichita Eagle, 1/10/2009 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Activists stirred by Roe v. Wade
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2009


Associated Press
Bill could help non-fathers out of support
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2009 [Newsbank article]


Paternity law outdated [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2009


Tim Carpenter
Bill seeks more information
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2009


Associated Press
Bill provides for pre-abortion sonograms
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jack Weinstein
Bill looks to add stipulations to state's abortion laws
Olathe Daily News, 1/28/2009


Scott Rothschild
Gay rights advocates seek legal changes
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2009


Bad timing [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2009 [Newsbank article]


Melissa Smith
Bill 'ensures woman's right to know and see'
Chanute Tribune, 1/31/2/1/2009 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Genetic evidence measure unlikely to pass
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


Child support more to the story [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2009


Jan Biles
Kiss sealed her fate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2009


Jeannine Koranda
Abortion foes push House measure
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Ruling imminent on Kan. abortion provider charges
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/11/2009


Tim Carpenter
Senate considers gender identity bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2009


Scott Rothschild
Panel weighs merits of anti-discrimination plan
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2009


Malcolm Garcia
'Don't ask' discord is telling
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2009


David Klepper
Abortion bills on agenda
Kansas City Star, 2/16/2009


Ron Sylvester
Prosecutor: Mailed records shouldn't affect Tiller case
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2009 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kansas equal rights amendment considered
Garden City Telegram, 2/25/2009


Tim Carpenter
Gender proposal debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2009


David Klepper
Tiller charges not tainted, judge rules
Kansas City Star, 2/26/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Judge refuses to throw out case
Salina Journal, 2/26/2009


Ron Sylvester
Kline to face state ethics complaint
Wichita Eagle, 2/27/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Ethics complaint in works
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/27/2009


John Hanna
Abortion foes warn Sebelius
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2009


Tim Carpenter
Bill would add limits
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2009 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
House gives first OK to new abortion rules
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2009


Carl Manning
Kansas House of Representatives advances late-term abortion bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/4/2009


Jack Weinstein
House passes bill to strengthen abortion laws
Olathe Daily News, 3/7/2009


Mary Sanchez
Abortion foes disrespect church-state separation
Kansas City Star, 3/10/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Tiller trial set to begin on Monday
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Late-term abortion provider faces trial
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2009


David Klepper
Abortion foes press Sebelius
Kansas City Star, 3/18/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Kansas Senate Oks abortion bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2009


Bill Shanahan
So, who should we kill?
Hays Daily News, 3/18/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Jury selected in Tiller abortion trial
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2009


Emerson Lynn, Jr
Surprise! Surprise! [editorial]
Iola Register, 3/19/2009


Associated Press
Protected classes proposal receives Senate panel Ok
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2009 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Senate committee advances sexuality discrimination bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2009


Scott Rothschild
Sexual orientation measure put on hold
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2009


Ron Sylvester
Physician: I didn't work full-time for Tiller
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Tiller defense claims lawyer, health board OK'd referrals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2009


It's civil and it's right [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Prosecution rests case in Tiller trial
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2009


Associated Press
Focus shifts to defense in abortion trial
Garden City Telegram, 3/25/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Defense rests in Tiller trial
Junction City Daily Union, 3/26/2009


Associated Press
Tiller says he relied on lawyers
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2009 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Tiller: I acted on advice of official
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2009


Associated Press
Tiller case likely to jury today
Kansas City Star, 3/27/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Jury may weigh only finances in Tiller case
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2009


Jim Sullinger
Tiller cleared on all charges
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Jury says Tiller is not guilty
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2009


Jeannine Koranda
Sebelius signs Right to Know abortion bill
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2009


David Klepper
Sebelius signs abortion law
Kansas City Star, 3/28/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius signs abortion bill
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2009


John Hanna
Abortion debate shifts focus
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2009


John Hanna
Abortion debate shifts its focus to state medical board
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2009


Rhonda Holman
Abortion trial, law will change little
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2009


Jeannine Koranda
Late-term abortion bill gets first OK in House
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2009


Barbara Shelly
Facts, not foes, finished off Kline
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2009


John Hanna
Legislators pass new anti-abortion bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2009


Martin Hawver
Forget the abortion business and It's just politics
Junction City Daily Union, 4/6/2009


Greg Beck
April fooling
Leavenworth Times, 4/10/2009


Scott Rothschild
Line of text in abortion bill draws political line in the sand
Lawrence Journal World, 4/13/2009


John Hanna
Change in Kansas governor may affect abortion battle
Manhattan Mercury, 4/13/2009


Christine Metz
Stimulus should help women, too, leader says
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2009


Courier Views
Sebelius should veto abortion bill
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/16/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Adult superstore challenges sign law
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/17/2009


John Hanna
Governor still reviewing anti-abortion measure
Hutchinson News, 4/22/2009 [Newsbank article]


Mary Sanchez
Abortion arguments need to be reframed
Kansas City Star, 4/23/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius vetoes late-term abortion bill
Lawrence Journal World, 4/24/2009


Tim Carpenter
Controversy shines bright
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/24/2009


David Klepper
Abortion legislation vetoes
Kansas City Star, 4/24/2009 [Newsbank article]


Tim Rutten
A holy war over Gov. Sebelius
Iola Register, 4/28/2009


John Hanna
Parkinson, Sebelius have 'similar' abortion views
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2009


John Hanna
New governor says position on abortion similar to Sebelius'
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2009 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Tiller questions linger for Kansas' ex-governor
Manhattan Mercury, 5/4/2009


David Gittrich
Abortion: Brungardt, Roth [letters to the editor]
Salina Journal, 5/4/2009


Tim Carpenter
Senate abortion override falls two votes short
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2009 [Newsbank article]


Jeannine Koranda
Override attempt on abortion bill fails
Wichita Eagle, 5/8/2009 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
State Senate vote sustains veto of anti-abortion bill
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2009


Kyle Niehues
State should further tighten law against picketing at funerals [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 5/10/2009


Tim Carpenter
High court hears sides argue over abortion provider
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2009 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Court hears abortion data case
Kansas City Star, 5/14/2009 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Court hears dispute in abortion clinic case
Manhattan Mercury, 5/14/2009


Phil Anderson
Brown v. Board of education 'a historic event'
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/18/2009


Associated Press
A.G. defends sign restrictions
Iola Register, 5/18/2009


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas AG defends sign law on adult stores
Hutchinson News, 5/19/2009 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Brown v. Board decision celebrated in Topeka
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2009


Associated Press
State defends law on adult stores
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2009


Carl Manning
Funding bill tests governor
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2009


Scott Rothschild
Activists rally for planned parenthood funding
Lawrence Journal World, 5/20/2009


Carl Manning
Planned parenthood supporters seek continued funds
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/20/2009


David Klepper
Parkinson vetoes fund cut
Kansas City Star, 5/23/2009 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Parkinson vetoes planned parenthood budget restriction
Lawrence Journal World, 5/23/2009


Carl Manning
Foes of abortion critical
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/23/2009


Hurst Laviana
Minorities a majority in 4 Kan. Counties
Wichita Eagle, 5/25/2009 [Newsbank article]


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