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  Kansas Governor Vetoes Anti-Trans Sports Bill for Third Consecutive Year

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By: Trudy Ring
March 17 2023 8:05 PM ES

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For the third year in a row, Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, has vetoed an anti-transgender sports bill — but this year legislators may override her.

In her veto message on House Bill 2238, Kelly said the regulations of the Kansas High School Activities Association are sufficient to ensure fairness in sports.

“As I’ve said before, we all want a fair and safe place for our kids to play and compete,” she said in a statement Friday. “That’s why I support the Kansas State High School Activities Association, which was set up to ensure nobody has an unfair advantage on the playing field. The Legislature should let the Association do its job.

...a statement from Cathryn Oakley, HRC state legislative director and senior counsel.
“In contrast, Governor Kelly treated Kansas students with dignity and respect by refusing to allow children and school athletics to be treated as a political game. By vetoing this discriminatory legislation she not only took a stand against discrimination, but she also saved Kansas taxpayers the expense of defending this litigation in court, as other states have had to do. Transgender kids are kids — they deserve every opportunity that any kid does. All students, and all Kansans, are better off because of Governor Kelly's decision today
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