BREAKING: Kansas GOP Lawmakers Override Veto, Enact Transgender Bathroom Law

  • Republican legislators in Kansas on Thursday enacted a bill to prevent transgender people from using the restrooms associated with their gender identities – over-riding a veto on the measure by the state’s Democrat governor.
  • The measure is among the most the sweeping transgender bathroom law in the U.S., according to the Associated Press. The over-ride vote was in the House and was preceded by one Wednesday in the Senate.
  • The House vote was, 84-40, exactly the two-thirds majority they needed to override Gov. Laura Kelly’s action.
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