February 9, 2016

OPINION: Kansas spilled blood in U.S. Senate

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com Today Kansas may be a state largely sheltered from violence, but that wasn’t always the case.  The state earned the nickname Bleeding Kansas from the violence that preceded its birth into statehood. The Missouri Comprimise of 1820 may have guaranteed that slavery would be forever prohibited in the territory that would become Continue Reading