Kansas governor vetoes bill banning trans girls from sports
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(Reuters) – Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a Republican bill banning transgender girls from participating in school sports, in a setback for a broad campaign in statehouses across the country this year to restrict transgender rights. The veto appears likely to stand as the votes passing the bill in the Republican-controlled House and Senate came up short of the number needed to override the governor, who cited the prospect of businesses boycotting the state as a reason for rejecting the bill. “This legislation sends a devastating message that Kansas is not welcoming …

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