News from Kansas: Legislature preempts local zoning of gun sales

The Kansas legislature has approved a measure prohibiting local governments from using zoning ordinances to limit gun sales, or imposing special taxes on firearms.  The bill has passed both the Kansas House and Senate, and will go to Governor Sam Brownback for his signature.

Read the Kansas City Star article here.

News from around Kansas: Garden City sued under RLUIPA

It’s the classic love story: Church fills vacant space downtown; church and city (appear to be) happy for 10 years; city gets restless, wants to start seeing other businesses, and tells church it doesn’t comply with zoning; church feels spurned and sues city in federal court under RLUIPA.

The KSN.COM article is here.  I can’t wait to read how it ends.

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