Letters to Officials

The ACLU of Kansas exhausts all possible options before pursuing litigation, which is a last resort. Writing open letters to public officials holds them accountable and can often resolve issues without getting the courts involved. 

Blue Cross Blue Shield: Remove Barriers to Transgender Care

The ACLU of Kansas and the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund sent a letter to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas ("BCBSKS") notifying the company of its unconstitutional barriers to patients in need of transgender-related healthcare.

October 4, 2021

City of Leavenworth re: proposed homelessness ban

The ACLU of Kansas and the National Homelessness Law Center have sent a letter to the City of Leavenworth regarding their proposed camping ban. We informed the Mayor, Mayor Pro-Tem, and Commissioners that proposed ordinance fails to follow the 9th Circuit’s ruling in Martin v.

July 27, 2021