Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Lee H. Woodard and Waldo Wetmore, Wichita, Kan., Wayne T. Stratton, Topeka, Kan., and Irving Achtenberg, Kansas City, Mo., for plaintiffs.
Robert C. Londerholm, Atty. Gen. of Kansas, and Richard H. Seaton, Asst. Atty. Gen. of Kansas, Topeka, Kan., for defendants.
Before DELMAS C. HILL, Circuit Judge, and ARTHUR J. STANLEY, Jr. and WESLEY E. BROWN, District Judges.
United States District Court D. Kansas.
ARTHUR J. STANLEY, Jr., District Judge.
In this action the plaintiffs seek declaratory and injunctive relief, contending that Kansas statutes requiring execution of a "test oath" by state employees (K.S.A. 21-305 and K.S.A. 21-308) are unconstitutional. The statutes attacked are alleged to be violative of:
"The rights of freedom of speech, freedom of belief and conscience, and freedom of association of the First Amendment, as those rights...
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