They want Everyone to Vote, Except You, You and You!

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Democracy only works when most people vote and participate. Voting should be encouraged, facilitated, easy, and free from coercion and fraud.

Tax Cuts Don’t Always Work

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The Republican agenda of massive tax cuts for the wealthy no matter what is leading to fiscal disaster in Kansas.

The Long Road of Jewish Racialization

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The historical ideologies of anti-Jewish prejudice from the 15th century to the Overland Park, Kansas Murders.

Dear Kansas

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Greg Correll believes that Kansas proposed new law on corporal punishment will sanction and increase child abuse. Here’s why.

Whack-a-Child. But Not More Than 10 Times!

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Kansas State Rep Gail Finney is pushing for a law that will allow parents and other adults of the parent’s choosing to strike their child up to 10 times. I can’t make this stuff up.

Kansas Legislature Attempts to Legalize Discrimination By Declaring War on Marriage

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Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the limits of tolerance in the context of the Kansas bill that would legalize discrimination against same-sex couples.

Living Life With a Sense of Awe

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Teaching gratitude, not “thank you”.

NEW REPORT: Suicides Up 30% in Kansas After State Cuts Mental Health Funding

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There is abundant evidence that economic despair propagates mental health problems—particularly among men.

Duck Dynasty: Bigger Than Jesus?

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While shopping at a Christian bookstore, N.C. Harrison encounters a cardboard cutout of Uncle Si from the Duck Dynasty show that dwarfs a similar cutout of Jesus Christ…and quickly realizes that this makes perfect sense.

My Hometown by Default: A Life Spent in Culture Shock

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Life as a missionary kid left Nate Owens without a hometown and longing for stability, bouncing between small Midwest towns and countries overseas.

Court Clerk Fired For Helping Inmate Secure DNA Test That Proved His Innocence

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Robert Nelson spent 25 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and would still be there if a 70-year-old court clerk had not broken the rules to help him.

There’s No Superman in Man of Steel

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It’s a decent action/sci-fi movie… but Superman doesn’t appear in it.

Kansas House Passes ‘Sweeping’ Anti-Abortion Bill

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The new measure declares life begins “at fertilization.”

Bring on One and Done

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Liam Day explains why the “one-and-done format” in the NCAA Tournament is the most exciting way for it to be done.

An Unruly Boxer Stresses a Marriage

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New parents neglect the dog to messy consequences.

Kansas Sues Sperm Donor For Child Support

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William Marotta thought his responsibility ended after his donation of sperm to a lesbian couple, but the State of Kansas feels differently.