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Guns a hot issue for Democrats in Kansas governor's race


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats running for Kansas governor are falling in line with the national gun-control movement stirring the party's liberal base, even if it means disavowing a loosening of gun laws in recent years that had been playing well in their gun-friendly state.

The top three Democratic contenders ahead of the Aug. 7 primary agree: Kansas has gone too far in recent years by allowing concealed guns on college campuses and letting people carry concealed guns without requiring a state permit or mandating training. They want to roll back those laws.

But one of them, state Sen. La...

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