Views Read Edit View history. Special Series. Download as PDF Printable version. However, Brett Hoedl, who chairs the area chapter of Equality Kansas, said mediation is encouraged but not required under the resolution, making it toothless.
Email him at sam kcur. The state explicitly banned same-sex marriage and all other types of same-sex unions both by statute and by constitutional amendment. District of Columbia.
April 29, January 7, Sexual orientation and gender identity solely in public employment. Associated Press. Sign Up. Virgin Islands. Goudschaalthat the partner of a biological parent may receive parental rights according to the best interest of the children in some circumstances, such as where there is no second parent and thus no termination of parental rights is involved, and the partner has assumed a parenting role of the children.
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On the Missouri side, Kansas City, Jackson County, along with dozens of school districts in the state offer same-sex benefits. Kansas law allows adoption agencies to choose not to place children in certain homes if it would violate the agency's religious or moral convictions.
So while offering benefits to same-sex couples is something that vexed Kansas and other states, it seems to be a non-issue for local governments.
June 24, However, many community members attending the meeting said it did not go far enough. Sam Brownback was saying it was going to be pretty difficult to start offering benefits to same-sex couples who worked for the state following the landmark U. Retrieved February 18,