No action yet to override religious freedom veto

No action yet to override religious freedom veto

No action yet to override religious freedom veto

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 25 at 11:56 PM

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Nearing the end of the next-to-last day of the Kentucky legislative session, lawmakers haven't taken action to try to override Gov. Steve Beshear's veto of a bill intended to protect the religious beliefs of Kentuckians from government intrusions.
 
Beshear vetoed the measure on Friday, saying that while he values religious freedom, the bill went too far. That was one of several issues that remained unresolved as lawmakers headed into the final day of the legislative session on Tuesday.
 
Legislators have yet to take action on bills including one to allow members of the military to vote overseas by email. Another proposal awaiting approval would allow a Christians-only health care plan to operate in Kentucky.



 

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