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Kansas town says Kobach can't use replica gun in parade


October 12, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Organizers of a small-town Kansas parade have told Republican Kris Kobach that he must remove a replica machine gun from the back of a Jeep that's become a key part of his campaign for governor and emblematic of his support for gun rights.

An attorney for the organizing committee for Iola's Farm City Days said it was in talks Friday with Kobach's campaign to find a compromise. But Kobach said that he believes the organizers can't prevent him from using the Jeep with the gun in the parade scheduled for Saturday without violating his free speech rights.

Kobach, the Kansa...

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