Religious Liberty

2019 Legislature in Review

The Kansas Catholic Conference 2019 Legislative Review If the 2019 Kansas Legislative “Veto Session” ended at 3:08 a.m. on Sunday, May 5, our next round of work at the Kansas Catholic Conference began at 3:09 a.m.! This may be a bit of an exaggeration, but not by much.  The point is that our work never …

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The Truth About the Kansas Religious Freedom Bill

February 17, 2014 On February 12, 2014, the Kansas House of Representatives passed HB 2453, the Religious Freedom Act of 2014.  Since that time, opponents of the bill have undertaken a campaign of distortion to discredit not only the bill but the very concept of religious freedom.  They have found willing accomplices in the local …

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Proposed Topeka Ordinance Opens Door to Religious Freedom Concerns

September 17, 2013 Tonight the Topeka City Council will consider a proposal to expand the mandate of the Topeka Human Relations Commission.  Under the proposed city ordinance, the Commission would be authorized to fight prejudice directed against people because of sexual orientation or gender identity.  Supporters have made clear that this is only a first …

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