• In this 2015 file photo shows Rep. Joe Seiwert, R-Pretty. Seiwert has criticized a black performer's public protest by saying in a Facebook posting that she should go back "home." The Kansas legislator confirmed the posting Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in interviews with The Topeka Capital-Journal and Wichita Eagle. The Republican defended the posting as a comment on someone showing disrespect to the American flag. (Thad Allton/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)

    Kansas lawmaker’s post says black protester should go ‘home’

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican legislator in Kansas criticized a Black Lives Matter supporter’s protest while singing the national anthem by posting on Facebook that she should go back “home,” then said Tuesday he was defending the military and the American flag.

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    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An athletic conference composed of 19 Kansas community colleges has dropped a rule adopted during the desegregation era to limit out-of-state players on basketball and football teams.