Robert Stephan, state’s longest serving attorney general, dies at 89

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Robert Stephan, the state's longest serving Kansas attorney general who was recognized as a champion for children and victims of crime and discrimination, has died. He was 89 years old.

During his four terms in office from 1979 to 1995, Stephan took steps to protect the rights of victims and children in the legal system while fighting the Posse Comitatus militia movement in western Kansas.

"It just seemed so unfair to me that the victims of crime were treated differently than anyone else under the law," Stephan . . .

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