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Pandemic shutdown: Kansas church restriction overturned

Staff Report TOPKEKA, Kansas -  The Kansas Legislative Coordinating Council sided with the state attorney general and against Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly by voting 5-2 Wednesday to overturn the governor’s executive order that limited in-person worship services and funerals to 10 people. The governor replaced her original order with Executive Order 20-18 which expanded the state’s stay-home order to include churches and other religious organizations. Attorney General Derek Schmidt said that…