Miller: Life, Health Exemptions Not as Simple as You May Think

If voters amend the Kansas Constitution to allow the Legislature to ban abortion, anti-abortion legislators promise that any new laws will have exceptions for the life and health of pregnant women. But how exactly are threats to life and health going to be defined in the legislation? It’s not so simple, wrote Patrick Miller in last week’s column.

Middlewood: Ghost Gun Bill Dies in Committee Despite Public Support

According to the annual Kansas Speaks poll, Kansans support the right to keep and bear arms, but with restrictions. “Ghost guns” allow gun owners to subvert these popular restrictions, such as not allowing people convicted of felonies to own guns. Yet a bill to ban ghost guns went nowhere this year, showing the power of a well-organized interest group, wrote Alex Middlewood in last week’s column.