The Kansas Truth Caucus, an organization of approximately 50 legislators in both the Kansas House and Senate, issued a statement in response to today’s ruling by the Kansas Supreme Court that declared an independent right to abortion in the Kansas Constitution, which was enacted in 1859. Because this shocking decision invented an independent right to abortion under the Kansas Constitution, it opens the floodgates for potential litigation on previously enacted laws that have b
Topeka, KS – The Kansas Truth Caucus, a coalition of principled conservative legislators in both chambers, issued the following statement: "Yesterday, the Kansas Supreme Court again demonstrated their willingness to waive a gavel and dictate appropriation levels from the bench, ignoring the Legislature’s constitutional authority to appropriate funds. The absurdity of endless lawsuits funded by taxpayers, suing taxpayers, for more taxpayer money continues with no end in sight.
The Kansas Truth Caucus, a coalition of conservative legislators from both the House and Senate, released the following statement to the Special Committee on Comprehensive Response to School Finance Decision: “For over 25 years, the cycle of litigation has conveyed uncertainty to our schools, our teachers, our families, and most of all, Kansas students. As the Special Committee meets, we encourage our colleagues to remain firm on the principles that the law must be followed a
The Kansas Truth Caucus releases the following statement regarding the Live Dismemberment Abortion case (Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt) currently before the Kansas Supreme Court: "Each day on average in Kansas, two babies die from an abortion method referred to as "live dismemberment." In this type of abortion, the baby is pulled apart by an abortion provider, twisting and pulling off the limbs of the unborn child, who then bleeds to death in his or her mother's womb. In an overw
"The Kansas Supreme Court today issued another "long-awaited" ruling in the never-ending Gannon school finance case. This decision, which is as unsurprising as it is absurd, ensures that our schools and our state will remain in litigation indefinitely. This newest missive from the often-overturned Court is simply the latest installment in the "rinse and repeat" rulings we have come to expect for over a quarter-century: the Court declares the formula unconstitutional and the L
The Kansas Truth Caucus issued a statement today denouncing the recent ruling of the Kansas Supreme Court in an identity theft case, which held that Kansas law enforcement authorities cannot prosecute illegal aliens of most forms of identity theft. The case, Kansas v Ramiro Garcia, can be viewed by clicking here. “We concur with the dissents of Justice Biles and Justice Stegall, who explain this extreme ruling essentially prohibits state prosecution of identity theft when th
TOPEKA: The Kansas Truth Caucus released the following statement today regarding the remarks of Chief Justice Lawton Nuss given during a joint session of the Kansas House and Senate. “The devils are in the details,” is a familiar adage used to simply say that details are important. At least, they should be important, especially if you are the Chief Justice of the Kansas Supreme Court. "Chief Justice Lawton Nuss, in his State of the Judiciary address on March 15th to a joint s