The Associated Press reports:
Conservative Republican legislators in Kansas failed Monday to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a proposed ban on transgender athletes in girls’ and women’s school sports.
The Senate’s vote to override Kelly was 26-14, leaving backers of the measure one short of the necessary two-thirds majority and blocking an attempt in the House.
Idaho enacted such a law last year, and bans were enacted this year in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee and West Virginia. Florida lawmakers passed a bill, and South Dakota’s governor issued an executive order.
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By one vote, Republican legislators in Kansas fail to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of a proposed ban on #transgender athletes in girls’ and women’s school sports. #LGBTQhttps://t.co/P2VpfTsHc8
— David Crary (@CraryAP) May 3, 2021