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Kobach wrote Alabama law in a turkey blind

With Secretary of State Kris Kobach's name appearing in so many national articles about immigration laws and enforcement, Kansans may wonder how engaged he is in his day job of overseeing the state's business filings and elections. A Politico article depicted some unparalleled multitasking by Kobach, who is "of counsel" to the D.C.-based Immigration Reform Law Institute: "Kobach said he writes legal briefs on nights and weekends away from his day job. He drafted the Alabama law, he said, on his laptop while sitting in a turkey blind" in Kansas. Kobach repeated the line he used during the campaign: "Some politicians golf in their spare time. I spend mine defending American sovereignty."

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