Kansas senators have sent the House a
resolution urging the federal government to respect the state's
The nonbinding measure cleared the Senate on Thursday on a vote
The resolution seeks to remind Congress and President Barack
Obama to respect the state's rights under the 10th Amendment of the
Supporters say the resolution expresses the feelings of Kansans
who believe their freedoms are being eroded by federal mandates.
Opponents question whether the resolution is necessary.