UPDATED: Kelly vetoes bills focused on transgender Kansans


(Updated to add more reaction with edits throughout; corrects details about Senate vote on Women's Bill of Rights)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday vetoed a series of bills focused on transgender Kansans, including one requiring state regulators to revoke the license of a physician who performs gender reassignment services for a child.

The bill also would allow lawsuits against physicians who provide gender reassignment services to children, including surgery, prescribing puberty-blocking medication or extraordinarily large doses of testosterone and estrogen.

The Legislature would need to . . .


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