Twenty-two percent of LGTBQ+ workers were not paid or promoted at the same rate as their colleagues in 2017, according to the National LGBTQ Workers Center. Sharon Brett, our Legal Director, was interviewed by KAKE on this workplace discrimination.
Our system of government requires participation. It seems as though the Kansas Legislature wants to choose who participates. Voting is a right, not a privilege. Let’s keep working to make sure our lawmakers get the message.
Wichita police unfairly target minorities with gang list, ACLU and Kansas Appleseed allege in lawsuit
A lawsuit filed Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice alleges the Wichita Police Department use of a gang list has disproportionately harmed communities of color.
Christopher McIntyre, a man battling terminal cancer was released from a Kansas prison Monday after corrections officials agreed his medical condition is so severe that he is not a threat to public safety. McIntyre is among 105 ACLU of Kansas clients who requested executive clemency.
With Gov. Laura Kelly's statewide emergency order set to expire March 31, the clock is ticking for Kansas courts.