On January 31, 2022, the Kansas Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee heard testimony regarding S.B. 370, the “Defend the Guard Act.” Five individuals spoke to the committee in-person and remotely, including two military veterans. No person testified against the bill.
Here is a link to the complete hearing, and below you will find a brief description of each person who testified.
Bob Corkins, CEO of the Kansas-based non-profit Frontier Peace Advisors.
Dan McKnight, a U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, U.S. Army, and Idaho National Guard combat veteran and Chairman of Bring Our Troops Home.
Al Terwelp, Political Director of the Libertarian Party of Kansas.
John H., a U.S. Army combat veteran
Lauren Shiffman, an anti-vaccine mandate activist from Lenexa, Kansas.