Summer camp should be a time to disconnect from technology. These days, however, parents have new ways to keep up with their kids. (Eric Thomas photo illustration/Kansas Reflector)

Sleep-away camps can’t snip the data umbilical cord between parents and children | Opinion

BY: - July 2, 2023

My son's 12-day odyssey into the wilderness was aimed at catapulting him away from our grasp and our watchful eyes.


In the face of unrelenting terror, teacher unions nationwide should force gun reform

BY: - April 12, 2023

As a teacher, I’m tired of waiting my turn. I’m tired of wondering which of my students will graduate alive.

Sarah Gonzales-McLinn appears May 25, 2021, in Douglas County District Court to accept a deal that reduced her first-degree murder sentence from a Hard 50 to a Hard 25. (Mackenzie Clark/The Lawrence Times)

A Kansas woman killed her abuser. At every level, the system failed her | Opinion

BY: - February 9, 2023

Sarah Gonzales-McLinn has already spent the better part of a decade behind bars.

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‘Living Lightly on the Earth’ as we adapt to a warming planet | Opinion

BY: - September 9, 2022

While some politicians continue to rail against 'woke' culture and evade the real issues facing us, don’t you think it’s about time to wake up and start doing more to turn this ship around?

Attendees of the Kansans for Constitutional Freedom watch party celebrate after primary election results verify Kansans voted to keep abortion a constitutional right on Tuesday. (Lily O’Shea Becker/Kansas Reflector)

These four dumb responses totally misread the stunning Kansas abortion rights vote | Opinion

BY: - August 12, 2022

What made the Kansas vote so unexpected and thrilling was that it showed we can still separate everyday, run-of-the-mill politics from civil rights.

Pa. Dems, abortion advocates see parallels in Kansas abortion rights vote

BY: - August 10, 2022

The constitutional amendment, which was defeated by Kansas voters by a 60-40 margin last week, would have ended the right to an abortion in the state, according to the Kansas Reflector. 


Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion

BY: - May 19, 2022

W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'


Obsessed with individual rights, Americans rush into disastrous decisions | Opinion

BY: - February 11, 2022

God forgives, but nature doesn’t. Let us not be surprised when she reckons with us.


One weird trick for backsliding democracy: Read banned books | Opinion

BY: - December 8, 2021

Books still carry the biggest ideas in our cultures, abounding with revelations great and small, and allowing us glimpses into other lives and other times.


The New White Flight: banning books that reveal uncomfortable truths | Opinion

BY: - December 1, 2021

Don’t remain silent when freedoms — including the freedom to access books that tell the truth about our nation and its people — are challenged.

No law license? No problem for ex-Kansas att’y gen. helping Trump wage election fraud fight in Pa., other states

BY: - December 2, 2020

As director of the Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society, Kline has shared theories about election theft on Fox News and during interviews with an array of conservative political outlets. His time under the spotlight also features arguments for how Trump could achieve this reversal of fortune.