UPDATED: Governor vetoes pregnancy center tax credit

Kansas State Capitol

(Updated to include comments from the Kansas Catholic Conference)

Gov. Laura Kelly on Friday vetoed a bill extending $10 million in tax credits for donations to pregnancy crisis centers, saying she thought it was wrong to send taxpayer dollars to these unregulated organizations.

"These entities are not medical centers and do not promote evidence-based methods to prevent unplanned pregnancies," Kelly said in a statement.

"This bill goes against the wishes of Kansans."

She said voters' rejection of a constitutional amendment that would have removed the right . . .


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