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Governor Vetoes Bill Protecting Children From Transgender Procedures In State With GOP Supermajority

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2024
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Democratic Kansas Governor Laura Kelly vetoed a bill on Friday that would have protected children from life-altering transgender surgeries, claiming that it trampled on parental rights. The Republican-backed bill would have banned surgical procedures like removing the breasts of girls who identify as boys and other genital-related surgeries. It also would have banned placing children on puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones, which have been linked to poor bone development, future fertility issues, and heart problems. “This divisive legislation targets a small group of Kansans by placing government mandates on them...

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