Three banned from Capitol after unfurling banners condemning lawmakers


Well, if the goal was to get people talking, they succeeded.

A group of grass-roots activists unfurled mammoth-sized banners inside the Capitol rotunda Wednesday denouncing Republican leadership for blocking Medicaid expansion.

The banners targeted Senate President Susan Wagle, House Speaker Ron Ryckman Jr., House Majority Leader Dan Hawkins and Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning.

The signs read "Blood on their hands," along with "Expand Medicaid" with each lawmaker's name spelled out vertically.

A group of five activists rolled out the banners simultaneously from the fifth floor of the Capitol at about 10 a.m.

The Kansas State . . .


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