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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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US Commission on International Religious Freedom condemns persecution of Baha’is in Yemen

Tenzin Dorjee, Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), expressed increasing concern over the mounting persecution of Baha’is in Yemen by the Houthi-controlled government. “I More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback confirmed as Ambassador at large for international religious freedom

Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas was confirmed to an ambassadorship on Wednesday after a six-month after V.P. Mike Pence broke the Senate split 49-49 vote along party lines on the nomination of the Republican. Brownback More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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Kansas cuts off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood

The state of Kansas has officially notified Planned Parenthood that it will no longer be eligible for Medicaid funding. Additionally, the state will reprioritizing Title X family planning funds away from Planned More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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Kansas Gov Sam Brownback moves to defund Planned Parenthood

photo/ TaxRebate.org.uk Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday that he would act to cut off state Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood affiliates and called on state legislators to sign his policy into law. In More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 11th, 2015
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Rand Paul riles abortion supporters, Debbie Wasserman Schultz ok with late-term abortions

When an Associated Press reporter approached Rand Paul saying that Democratic National Committee, chaired by Debbie Wasserman Schultz, didn’t like his views on abortion and asked for a response on what exceptions More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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Gay rights rallies plan to counter Sam Brownback ending LGBT ‘executive order’ protections

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has never been shy about his opposition to gay marriage, but this week he rolled back an 2007 executive order which prevented the firing of state employees because of their sexual orientation More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Saturday, March 29th, 2014
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Kansas court rules the state can stop funding of Planned Parenthood

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the state of Kansas has the right to strip Planned Parenthood of Title X funding. The court struck down the organization’s claim in a 2-1 vote. Planned Parenthood More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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Second massive snow storm in a week is set to dump a foot of snow on Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas

A second major winter storm was bearing down on the central Plains early Monday, less than a week after another system dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA National Weather More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 16th, 2012
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A scaled-back ‘Plum Island’ Kansas lab would meet U.S. needs according to NRC report

Public domain photo/Keith Weller A government-backed committee of the National Research Council issued a report Friday saying the United States would have adequate biosecurity protections even if plans for a proposed More...


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