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Topic - Lance Kinzer
Supporters of a proposal in Kansas that's described as an attempt to protect religious freedoms told state legislators Tuesday that President Obama's ill-fated mandate for insurance coverage of birth control is a compelling example of why the measure is needed.
State Rep. Lance Kinzer, a Republican who is committee chairman, contends the measure simply writes into state law language from past Kansas court decisions for determining when government policies place too much of a burden on practicing religion.