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Kansas equity, justice panel wants end to no-knock raids


December 20, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A commission established by Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly in response to the mass civil unrest over racial injustice earlier this year is urging state lawmakers to ban officers from entering a home without announcing their presence, but it's unclear how aggressively the Legislature will pursue it.

The recommendation by the Governor's Commission on Racial Justice and Equity is modeled after federal legislation proposed this year by Democrats in Congress amid a growing call to ban "no-knock" search warrants after Breonna Taylor was killed in her Louisville home by officers in...

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