A Utah man involved in efforts to drum up legislative support for a so-called "parody marriage bill" and anti-pornography legislation in Kansas was hit with a nearly $30,000 ethics fine on Wednesday.
The state Ethics Commission fined John Gunter Jr. of Sandy, Utah, $28,500 on 74 counts of ethics violations related to unlawful lobbying.
Gunter was charged with 42 counts of unlawful lobbying, 26 counts of failure to file an expenditure report and six . . .