Kansas City's legal crisis grows even more complicated this morning . . .
Gwendolyn Grant, the president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Kansas City, announced that she filed to join the lawsuit on behalf of taxpayers, arguing the Board of Police Commissioners is carrying out "taxation without representation" and violating Missouri's Hancock Amendment.
Grant wants to intervene in the lawsuit because she said the board's complaint and the current policing structure violate the Hancock Amendment and that the board diminishes the voting rights of minorities and violates the Equal Protection Clause.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Kansas City Civil Rights activist filed a motion Monday to intervene with the lawsuit filed by the Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners against the City of Kansas City, Missouri.