Movement to amend state constitution to thwart courts is wrong

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June 13, 2016 - 12:00 AM

One of the beauties of democracy is its system of checks of balances. 

One branch of government — either the legislative, executive or judicial — cannot go crazy without the others having the option to put on the brakes.

We’re seeing it in action now with the Kansas Supreme Court ruling that the Legislature must adequately fund our public schools or else they will not open for the 2016-17 school year.

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