UPDATED: Legislature overrides Kelly veto of transgender athletes bill


(Updated to include comments from the governor and Rep. Robinson with edits throughout)

The Kansas Legislature on Wednesday overrode Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a bill banning transgender female athletes from competing in interscholastic sports for women or girls at any public school or postsecondary educational institution.

The House voted 84-40 to turn aside the governor's veto of the bill and the Senate followed it up hours later with a

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