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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Testimony in support of Shawnee non-discrimination ordinance

In the absence of state action on this issue, the city of Shawnee has the legal right to stand up for our shared American values and ensure that all residents of this city have access to the same opportunities, and are protected from discrimination.

August 13, 2019

2019 Legislative Update

The ACLU of Kansas broke new ground on voting rights protections while blocking attacks on immigrants and reproductive rights.

June 12, 2019


We urge you to support HB 2317 because this bill could prevent the displacement and disenfranchisement of poor communities due to poorly written eminent domain laws. This is an issue of equality, justice, and property rights, to which every Kansan should have equal access.

March 19, 2019