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Kansas Union Bill Vote On Wednesday Prompts Security Briefing For Republican Legislators As Public Outrage Grows

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Kansas Republican legislators are being warned to take increased security precautions in the state Capitol on Wednesday -- and female lawmakers are being urged to walk with a 'male escort' -- as a contentious anti-union bill is scheduled to come up for debate and a vote.

Freshman Republicans in the state House of Representatives were briefed during a caucus meeting Tuesday afternoon about a series of security guidelines they should follow, given the large crowd of union members expected in the Capitol. State Rep. Stephanie Clayton (R-Overland Park) tweeted that the precautions include removing name tags, taking a back staircase into the House chamber and for women legislators to walk with a 'male escort.'

The House is slated to debate legislation that would prohibit automatic deductions from paychecks of public employee unions that are intended for political activity by the union.
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Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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