Democrat leaving Kansas House joins national atheists group
August 15, 2021
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Democrat who has announced that he's stepping down from the Kansas House will serve as state policy director for a national group that defends the rights of atheists and fights to keep religion out of government.
American Atheists on Monday announced the appointment of Democratic state Rep. Brett Parker, of Overland Park.
Parker announced in May that he would resign from the Legislature after he helped found Prairie Roots, a nonprofit group aiming to energize low-turnout voters and promote liberal candidates. His resignation from the House is effective Aug. 2...