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Adoption Legislation Advances To Governors Of Kansas And Oklahoma

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    The Governors of both Kansas and Oklahoma will now decide whether to approve legislation to grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies that won't place children in LGBT homes.
    Lawmakers have passed similar proposals in both states.
    The Kansas Senate approved a bill early Friday that would prevent agencies from being barred from providing adoption services for the state if they refuse to place children in homes violating their religious beliefs.
    The vote was 24-15. The House approved it earlier on 63-58 vote. It goes next to Republican Governor Jeff Colyer, who supports it.
    In Oklahoma, the state House approved similar legislation on a 56-21 vote Thursday and sent it to Republican Governor Mary Fallin.
    
 

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