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Kansas Newspaper Clippings Collection

Civil Rights

2011 - 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, 2011.

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-December, 2011


Scott Rothschild
Reproductive rights supporters criticize legislator for controversial comments on abortion
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2011


John Hanna
Kansas' quick implementation of new abortion rules may force clinics to shut down
Lawrence Journal World, 6/21/2011

John Hanna
Kansas sets new abortion rules quickly
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2011

John Hanna
New abortion clinic regulations written and to be enforced quickly in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 6/21/2011

John Hanna
Abortion clinic inspected under new state law
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2011

Joe Preiner
Author discusses book about abortion debate in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 6/23/2011

Fred Mann
Wichita doctor's plan for clinic continues amid hostility
Wichita Eagle, 6/23/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Gay rights group protests Gov's trip
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/24/2011


John Hanna
Kansas gay rights group protests Brownback plan to attend Texas prayer rally
Wichita Eagle, 6/24/2011 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
KCK abortion clinic says it will be denied a license
Kansas City Star, 6/24/2011


John Hanna
Analysis: Kansas abortion rules get more detailed
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/26/2011

Tim Carpenter
Planned Parenthood sues state over funds
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2011

Fredrick J. Johnson
Officer followed policy at KEC rally
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/27/2011

John Hanna
Planned Parenthood sues Kansas officials over funding
Lawrence Journal World, 6/27/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas says abortion clinic failed inspections
Kansas City Star, 6/28/2011 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Second abortion lawsuit filed in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2011

Phillip Brownlee
State closing clinics
Wichita Eagle, 6/29/2011

J-W Editorial
Peaceful assembly
Lawrence Journal World, 6/29/2011

Patrick Lowry
Not all speech free
Hays Daily News, 6/29/2011

The Star's editorial| End arrogant attack on abortion clinics
Kansas City Star, 6/29/2011

Associated Press
State board approves Kansas' new abortion regulations
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2011

Brad Cooper
Overland Park clinic gets last-minute license to provide abortions
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2011

Associated Press
State won't disclose clinic report
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2011

Mike Hendricks
Victory would leave abortion foes speechless
Kansas City Star, 6/30/2011

Brad Cooper
Judge blocks new Kansas abortion restrictions
Kansas City Star, 7/1/2011

John Hanna
One abortion clinic licensed in Kan.
Hutchinson News, 7/1/2011 [Newsbank article]

Dawne Leiker
Local Planned Parenthood concerned about amendment
Hays Daily News, 7/1/2011

Associated Press
Judge OKs second clinic to join in suit
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/1/2011

Brad Cooper
Kansas judge considers arguments in abortion licensing case
Kansas City Star, 7/1/2011
Brad Cooper
Judge blocks new Kansas abortion restrictions
Kansas City Star, 7/1/2011

John Hanna
Kansas to keep working on rules for abortion clinics
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2011

Dawne Leiker
Local Planned Parenthood concerned about amendment
Hays Daily News, 7/5/2011

Associated Press
Abortion providers worried that new state rules will violate patient privacy
Lawrence Journal World, 7/5/2011

Associated Press
Document: Planned Parenthood funds diverted
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/5/2011

Scott Rothschild
Kansas Coalition for Life wants special legislative session to consider more restrictions on abortion
Lawrence Journal World, 7/5/2011

Associated Press
Judge delays Planned Parenthood hearing
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/6/2011

John Hanna
Push for quick compliance hinders Kan. abortion rules
Hutchinson News, 7/11/2011 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Abortion rights activist plans Wichita clinic
Wichita Eagle, 7/12/2011

Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Democrats criticize hiring private firm to defend state in lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood
Lawrence Journal World, 7/13/2011

Jan Biles
Gov. employs private defense team
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/13/2011

Dawne Leiker
Planned Parenthood funding up in air
Hays Daily News, 7/14/2011 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Anti-abortion groups urge more restrictions
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2011
Steve Fry
Second Kline disciplinary hearing to start
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2011

Steve Fry
Witness: Grand jury lost faith in DA Kline
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/19/2011

Steve Fry
Kline denies 'demonize' remarks
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/20/2011

Brad Cooper
Former prosecutor Kline defends his actions before Johnson County grand jury
Kansas City Star, 7/20/2011

Brad Cooper
Ex-prosecutor Kline criticizes Johnson County grand jury
Kansas City Star, 7/21/2011

Steve Fry
Administrator urges Kline disbarment
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/22/2011
John Hanna
Analysis: Kline case rehashes old abortion debates
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/24/2011

Associated Press
Kansas argues sovereignty in cutting clinic funds
Wichita Eagle, 7/25/2011

Associated Press
Kansas touts state sovereignty in defunding clinic
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2011

David Crary
Bus to tour states, including Kansas, that ban gay marriage
Wichita Eagle, 7/26/2011

Steve Rose
Religious freedom is facing a threat
Kansas City Star, 7/26/2011

Roxana Hegeman
In lawsuit, Planned Parenthood officials say Kansas defunding efforts part of national campaign
Lawrence Journal World, 7/28/2011

Associated Press
Attorney: Ks. abortion rules lacked data
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2011

Tim Carpenter
Anti-abortion activists question strategy
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/30/2011

Roxana Hegeman
Kan. law defunding clinic faces first legal test
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/31/2011

Associated Press
Law defunding clinics faces legal test
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2011
Associated Press
Judge blocks Kan. law defunding Planned Parenthood
Wichita Eagle, 8/1/2011

Roxana Hegeman
Judge blocks law defunding Planned Parenthood
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2011

Brad Cooper
Outside group tires to enter Kansas abortion clinic fight
Kansas City Star, 8/2/2011

Scott Rothschild
NOW, Kansas Equality Coalition plan return to Capitol for rally
Lawrence Journal World, 8/4/2011

Roxana Hegeman
Judge sides with 'First' in abortion cases
Hutchinson News, 8/8/2011 [Newsbank article]

Brad Cooper
Federal government scrutinizes the defunding of Planned Parenthood
Kansas City Star, 8/9/2011

Associated Press
Ks. appeals Planned Parenthood decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/10/2011

Associated Press
Judge denies Kansas plea
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/18/2011


Scott Rothschild

Statehouse Live: Brownback defends signing into law controversial abortion measures
Lawrence Journal World, 8/18/2011


Associated Press
Planned Parenthood drops lawsuit
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2011


Brad Cooper
Planned Parenthood says it will close clinic Friday if funding not restored
Kansas City Star, 8/29/2011


Associated Press
Kansas ordered to resume funding Planned Parenthood
Lawrence Journal World, 8/30/2011


Rhonda Holman
Be open about rules
Wichita Eagle, 9/1/2011


Scott Rothschild

Statehouse Live: Pro-choice rally scheduled for Wednesday
Lawrence Journal World, 9/6/2011


Associated Press
Kansas officials proceed on abortion rules
Wichita Eagle, 9/7/2011


John Hanna
Doctors ask Kansas to back off abortion rules
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2011


Associated Press
State pays $58K to Planned Parenthood
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/7/2011


Scott Rothschild
Statehouse Live: Abortion clinic regulations focus of pro-choice rally
Lawrence Journal World, 9/7/2011


John Hanna
Advocate hopes abortion clinic opens in 2012
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/9/2011


Associated Press
Doctor faces hearing over abortion referrals
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/12/2011


John Hanna
Witness faults Kansas doctor's pre-abortion exams
Kansas City Star, 9/13/2011


Associated Press
State defends law restricting abortion insurance
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/14/2011


Roxana Hegeman
Kansas defends law restricting insurance coverage for abortions
Kansas City Star, 9/14/2011


Associated Press
Abortion doctor denies negligence, could lose license
Lawrence Journal World, 9/15/2011


Associated Press
Kan. doctor faces more questions on abortion exams
Lawrence Journal World, 9/16/2011


Associated Press
Med. board faults doctor's records
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/16/2011


Roxana Hegeman
Magistrate rejects block of new abortion insurance
Wichita Eagle, 9/19/2011


Roxana Hegeman
ACLU challenges magistrate's recommendation to deny injunction of Kan. abortion insurance law
Salina Journal, 9/22/2011


Associated Press
Kan. urges rejection of block on insurance law
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/27/2011


Roxana Hegeman
Judge refuses to block abortion insurance law
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/29/2011


Associated Press

AP: Dodge City clinic looks to join Kansas abortion suit
Garden City Telegram, 10/1/2011


John Hanna
Decision in abortion case not expected soon
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/3/2011


J-W Editorial
Collateral damage
Lawrence Journal World, 10/5/2011


Roxana Hegeman
ACLU amends complaint over Kansas abortion insurance
Kansas City Star, 10/9/2011


Roxana Hegeman
Dodge City clinic can join lawsuit
Wichita Eagle, 10/12/2011


John Hanna
Panel: Suspend Ex -A.G. Kline's law license
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/13/2011


The Star's editorial| Kline's abortion records tactics deserve rebuke
Kansas City Star, 10/16/2011


Roxana Hegeman
Federal judge orders Kansas to fund clinic
Wichita Eagle, 10/18/2011


Brad Cooper and Joe Lambe
Key evidence in Planned Parenthood case destroyed, prosecutors say
Kansas City Star, 10/21/2011


Associated Press
State appeals ruling on clinic funding
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/21/2011


Roxana Hegeman
State eases rules on abortion clinics
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/21/2011


Joe Lambe
Judge grants extension to replace evidence in Planned Parenthood case
Kansas City Star, 10/24/2011


Fred Mann and Stan Finger
Mosque that burned had received anti-Islam letters, leader says
Wichita Eagle, 10/31/2011


Associated Press
Lawmakers split on shredded abortion papers
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/2/2011


Associated Press
AG asks Shawnee County sheriff to investigate destruction of papers in abortion case
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/9/2011


Joe Lambe
Kansas judge dismisses felony charges against Planned Parenthood
Kansas City Star, 11/9/2011


John Hanna
Analysis: Records shredding shadows case
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/13/2011


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