2015 News Releases

AG Schmidt statement on recent court rulings

Release Date: Jun 26, 2015

TOPEKA – (June 26, 2015) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today issued the following statement regarding the four court decisions listed below, all of which were released yesterday or today:

 U.S. Supreme Court decisions in King v. Burwell (Affordable Care Act) and Obergefell v. Hodges (same-sex marriage)

Shawnee County District Court decisions in Hodes & Nauser v. Schmidt (abortion) and Gannon v. State (school finance)

  “We are reviewing the past two days’ opinions internally and with our various clients to assess next steps. Fortunately, tomorrow starts a weekend, and the courts should be done at least for this week with issuing decisions.”

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