UPDATED: Kobach to oppose intervention of transgender Kansans in gender marker case


(Updated to correct that Watson blocked the Department of Revenue from making gender marker changes not the law)

Republican Attorney General Kris Kobach said Wednesday he plans to oppose an effort by five transgender Kansans to intervene in a lawsuit that seeks to block Gov. Laura Kelly's administration from allowing gender marker changes on driver's licenses.

"There are a number of reasons intervention wouldn't be appropriate," Kobach told reporters, adding that he would let his legal briefs speak to the issue.

Kobach said the effort to intervene in the case, led by the American Civil Liberties Union . . .


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