in the Legislature

The ACLU of Kansas is never busier than when the Legislature is in session. Either independently or with our partners in various and diverse coalitions, we work to protect civil liberties for all Kansans by either placing, supporting, altering, or defeating legislation that would threaten those civil liberties.

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ACLU Testimony - HB 2704

The ACLU of Kansas is pleased to support HB 2704. This bill would require informed consent before an antipsychotic medication is administered to an adult home care resident.

February 14, 2018

ACLU Testimony - SB 360

The ACLU of Kansas is pleased to support SB 360. This bill allows the release of video footage documenting specified law enforcement conduct upon the request of anyone, and with permission of the next of kin to any deceased individual portrayed in the video footage.

February 12, 2018

ACLU Testimony - HB 2566

The ACLU of Kansas strongly opposes HB 2566, which increases the criminal penalty for possession of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) products to be equivalent to marijuana possession.

February 6, 2018

ACLU Testimony - HB 2535

The ACLU of Kansas supports HB 2535. This bill would promote this right by changing the number of days within which a criminal defendant must be brought to trial from 150 to 90 days.

February 6, 2018

ACLU Testimony - HB 2523

The ACLU of Kansas strongly opposes HB 2523. While the ACLU strongly supports police accountability measures, this bill takes the wrong approach by continuing to punish candidates for county sheriff with a prior misdemeanor conviction after they have served their sentences.

February 6, 2018

ACLU Testimony - HB 2512

The ACLU of Kansas strongly opposes HB 2512, as it fails to protect the constitutionally protected right to abortion and related reproductive health services.

January 31, 2018

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