Activists with No SB 180 in Lawrence, who recently saw the Lawrence City Commission act quickly to pass a local ordinance against Kansas’ anti-trans legislation, are celebrating their successful campaign with a party this week.
AG Kris Kobach asserted in a new legal filing that a court order issued in the wake of a 2018 lawsuit brought by transgender Kansans did not render unconstitutional a new state law requiring birth certificates to reflect a person’s gender at birth.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday gave final approval to an ordinance that expands local protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people in the wake of Kansas’ new anti-trans legislation.
Ruby Johnson said she began to live as herself when she came out in Lawrence. She asked city commissioners Tuesday evening to adopt a safe haven ordinance to create more protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people. And they did, 5-0.
A national civil rights organization focused on LGBTQ+ issues waded into a federal-court campaign by AG Kris Kobach to unravel a 2019 consent order guaranteeing transgender people could change gender markers on their Kansas birth certificates.
Following a push by local activists, Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will consider approving an ordinance to enhance protections for transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
A judge rejected Wednesday a request to lift a temporary restraining order prohibiting the state from issuing driver’s licenses amended to reflect gender marker changes for transgender people.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas filed a motion Tuesday on behalf of transgender Kansans to intervene in a lawsuit initiated by Attorney General Kris Kobach to prohibit a state agency from processing requests to change gender markers on driver’s licenses.
A Shawnee County District Court judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Kansans from amending gender declarations on driver’s licenses pending further consideration of a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Kris Kobach.
Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach filed a lawsuit against Gov. Laura Kelly Friday over what gender people can have on their birth certificates and state-issued IDs.
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