Kansas AG Kris Kobach Explains Block Against 'Chinese Interests' Buying Farmland

This report is interesting given that AG KOBACH GETS REAL about the function of government for a moment and, by doing so, even progressive political opponents are forced to realize what's at stake when we consider how leaders shape the future.

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The bill in question, Senate Bill 100, would prohibit any non-U.S. citizen from buying Kansas real estate in certain areas. The bill would also give the attorney general authority to investigate real estate transactions believed to involve foreign agents. Exemptions to the bill would include property located in Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee or Wyandotte counties, along with property acquired before July 1, 2023.  

(Kansas AG) Kris Kobach said these counties were excluded from the legislation because the concern was about foreign interference with agriculture, not urban businesses.

“It’s chiefly Chinese interests that are purchasing large amounts of agricultural land, in an evident effort to gain control of greater and greater share of our food supply,” Kobach said. “And the reason is ostensibly to serve Chinese national interests and ensure that China has access to the produce from these lands, not the interest of Kansas.”

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Kansas AG says bill blocking foreigners from buying Kansas land needs to be prioritized - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - It's time to keep China out of Kansas agricultural lands, Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach said, announcing his support of legislation intended to prevent Kansas farmers from selling that land to foreign entities. The bill in question, Senate Bill 100 , would prohibit any non-U.S.