Marching On! An ACLU of Kansas Podcast

The ACLU of Kansas presents Marching On!, a podcast on civil liberties, civil rights, and the fight for democracy in the Free State and beyond. In the spirit of John Brown, we discuss the march toward freedom—including the trials and tribulations this work entails—while always centering the hope that pushes the freedom-minded advocates of Kansas to keep marching on. You can contact the podcast at [email protected] 

How Medical Marijuana Transforms Lives

Kansas is one of only three states with no form of decriminalized marijuana. Among the many problems cannabis prohibition causes, this episode we zoom in on one: the denial of medical care to those who need it.

May 24, 2023

Redemption— How the Governor can use Clemency in a Broken System

In Kansas, the governor is given an important power— clemency. In 2021 Governor Kelly used this power to free 8 individuals—including Joseph Jones, who applied through the ACLU of Kansas Clemency Project. We're joined by him and strategist for the ACLU's Redemption Campaign Tara Stutsman.

April 21, 2023

Legislative Update with Dinah Sykes and Christina Haswood

This legislative session is rushing by, and the fights to expand rights and defend against their infringement are taking place throughout the state house. ACLU of Kansas Policy Director Aileen Berquist is joined by Senate Minority Leader Dinah to reflect on Kansas' legislative session thus far.

March 9, 2023