Your Turn
Do you agree with Kansas legislators’ move to make state concealed carry laws less restrictive and more uniform across Kansas?

  • Yes, the same rules should apply to all Kansans.
  • Yes, the state’s gun control laws are too extreme.
  • No, the change would remove control from local leaders.
  • No, Kansas’ gun laws already are too loose.

Suggest a poll topic


Send your events to
The Herald at

The Herald

The Herald
for subscribers

Recent Herald Special Sections

Latest Herald
Special Section

The Shopper

The Shopper

Monday, October 01, 2012 9:11 PM

Expectations low for first presidential debate of ’12

By CRYSTAL HERBER, Herald Staff Writer

This week’s presidential debate likely will be a draw, a Kansas political science expert said Monday.

The outcome of the first head-to-head meeting between President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is not likely to change the dynamics of the election, Dr. Bob Beatty, political science professor at Washburn University in Topeka, said.

Login to read more.

E-mail to a friend | Print Text |
Enjoy the convenience of home delivery of The Ottawa Herald.