Kansas GOP colleagues spurn Davids' request on adoption rule
November 7, 2019
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Congressional Republicans from Kansas have rejected a request from the delegation's lone Democrat that they join her in opposing a federal policy that allows faith-based adoption agencies to get taxpayer funding even if they turn away same-sex couples.
Rep. Sharice Davids sent a letter Tuesday asking GOP colleagues to use their relationships with President Donald Trump to help reverse the policy. It rolls back a regulation from former President Barak Obama's term barring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Davids is among nine LGBTQ m...