UPDATED: Federal judge OKs modification of birth certificate consent order


(Updated to include comment from Lambda Legal)

A federal judge on Thursday granted Attorney General Kris Kobach's request to modify the terms of a 2019 consent agreement so it would keep transgender Kansans from correcting their gender marker on their birth certificates.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree found that circumstances had changed since the consent order was agreed to four years ago, namely the passage of a new law establishing that an individual’s sex means their biological sex at birth.

The law – also known as SB . . .


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