Tag : Kansas News
title : New Kansas Law Allows Faith College Groups To Restrict Members To 'Like-Minded' Believers
summary : Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback signed SB 175 legislation Tuesday allowing faith-based groups at college campuses to restrict membership to "like-minded" people. Civil liberty group leaders were quick to oppose such a concept, and some are considering legal challenge options. The new law takes effect July 1, and will prevent public colleges and universities in the state from denying funds or campus resources to religious groups that limit their memberships.
date : Mar 23, 2016 11:41 AM EDT
title : 'God Bless America' Signs Flourish after Atheists File Lawsuit Over Kansas Post Office 'God Bless' Banner
summary : A debate regarding various definitions of patriotism was trigged in Pittsburg, Kan., when Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a lawsuit with the local post office regarding a "God Bless America" banner that post office employees had erected outside of the building after Sept. 11, 2001. When the sign was taken down last month, a local business rushed to print thousands of "God Bless" signs to distribute throughout the community.
date : Feb 08, 2016 12:38 PM EST