Douglas County http://kcur.org en Need A Birth Certificate To Vote In Kansas? Douglas County Promises Help http://kcur.org/post/need-birth-certificate-vote-kansas-douglas-county-promises-help <p>The Douglas County clerk says his office will offer financial assistance to residents who need an out-of-state birth certificate to prove their citizenship and comply with Kansas' voter identification law.</p><p>County Clerk Jamie Shew says the current law creates two classes of Kansans: Those who were born in-state and can get a free birth certificate, and those who were born out-of-state and must pay to get a birth certificate.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:12:14 +0000 Elle Moxley 58681 at http://kcur.org Need A Birth Certificate To Vote In Kansas? Douglas County Promises Help Douglas County Grants Same-Sex Divorces Despite State Ban On Same-Sex Marriages http://kcur.org/post/douglas-county-grants-same-sex-divorces-despite-state-ban-same-sex-marriages <p></p><p>Kansas' constitutional ban on gay marriage hasn't stopped same-sex couples from getting divorced in Douglas County. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Monday's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Steve </span>Kraske<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sat down with David Brown, a family lawyer in Lawrence who has personally helped two same-sex couples divorce.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 19:59:38 +0000 Cody Newill 58160 at http://kcur.org Douglas County Grants Same-Sex Divorces Despite State Ban On Same-Sex Marriages Kansas Voter ID Law Faces Biggest Test http://kcur.org/post/kansas-voter-id-law-faces-biggest-test <p>Requiring voters to show a photo ID has been a controversial issue in recent years with many states considering the requirement.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:30:03 +0000 Maria Carter 26896 at http://kcur.org Kansas Voter ID Law Faces Biggest Test