Gov. Colyer signs adoption bill into law

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Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has signed Senate Bill 284 into law. 

The bill, also known as the Adoption Protection Act, is aimed at protecting faith-based groups that do adoptions in Kansas. 

Susan Humphries helped advance the effort in Topeka this year where lawmakers passed it and Governor Colyer signed it into law Friday. 

Humphries says the goal was to make sure faith-based groups were not discriminated against when it came to adoptions.

But some in the LGBT community say they are concerned the new measure could lead to discrimination.

Humphries says the bill should allow more faith-based groups the confidence to come to Kansas. She also maintains there are both faith-based and non-faith-based adoption agencies in Kansas.

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