Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dion Lefler: "Women for Kansas Protest Rally Highlights Complaints In Health Care, Education & Politics" @ Wichita Eagle

Hey f**k you, we're from Kansas too!
[Excerpt] " ... Stephanie Harsin, a Topeka special education teacher, said she was at the Capitol protesting when the Legislature passed a law to remove teachers’ due-process protection from firing, but lawmakers refused to listen. Instead, she said, they sneaked into the chamber through back stairways to dodge the teacher protest and passed the law in the dead of night.

“These people were disrespected publicly and viciously by the very people who were elected to represent them,” Harsin said.

About 500 women and a few men gathered for the Women for Kansas protest rally that began on the hillside at A. Price Woodard Park on the east back of the Arkansas River. But rain forced the event inside, where it continued for registrants at the group’s “Take back Kansas” convention. ... "  [End of Excerpt]

Read more at the Wichita Eagle.

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