Tonight we consider a SHOCKER and maybe a sign that right-wing politicos aren't as organized as we initially believed.
KANSAS GOP STAYS LOSING TWO IMPORTANT OVERRIDES AND SUFFERS EMBARRASSING PUSH BACK FROM GUV KELLY ALONG WITH HESITANCY FROM THEIR OWN PARTY!!!
Honestly . . .
This gives us a moment of pause regarding that whole "red wave" that everyone is expecting in the Midterms.
Here's the best summary we could find . . .
The two pieces of legislation in question have been met with controversy from both sides across the state.
One measure, known as the transgender athlete's bill, would have banned transgender athletes from taking part in women's sports in Kansas.
The bill specifically required students in K-12 college and club sports to play on teams that align with their birth-assigned biological sex.
Kelly, a Democrat, vetoed that measure earlier this month called the bill divisive, saying, "It's harmful to students and their families, and it's bad for business."
The House failed to override the governor's veto on a vote of 81 to 41.
The other measure, known as the parents' bill of rights, was aimed at making it easier for parents to try to remove materials from public school classrooms and libraries . . .
The House voted 72 to 50 on this measure. In both cases, the house needed 84 votes to override.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Veto stands: The Kansas House has failed to overturn Gov. Kelly's veto of two big pieces of legislation
Despite a strong effort put forth by the Republican-led legislature in Kansas, the Kansas House of Representatives failed Thursday to overturn two vetoes from Gov. Laura Kelly.The two pieces of legislation in question have been met with controversy from both sides across the state.One measure, known as the transgender athlete's bill, would have banned transgender athletes from taking part in women's sports in Kansas.
TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas lawmakers failed Thursday to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly's veto of a ban on transgender girls and women competing on girls' and women's sports teams. The Senate successfully voted to override, but the failure in the House spells the end of for this year.
Efforts to enact a ban on transgender athletes in women's sports failed in the Kansas House on Thursday, with lawmakers unable once again to override the veto of Gov. Laura Kelly. And legislators also couldn't achieve the two-thirds support needed to approve a so-called parents' bill of rights, which would provide parents greater access to curriculum materials in schools.
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