Afraid of meeting an Okie from Muskogee.

Via SF Gate:

California-funded travel to Oklahoma has been banned, starting June 22, because of a new Oklahoma law that allows adoption agencies to deny placement services to same-sex parents, state officials announced Friday.

“California taxpayers are taking a stand against bigotry,” Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in announcing the travel ban. “California will not use state resources to support states that pass discriminatory laws.”

A California law passed last year prohibits state-sponsored travel to states with laws that allow discrimination based on sexual or gender orientation. Seven other states are already on the ban list: Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Dakota and Texas.

“Our taxpayer dollars do not fund bigotry,” Becerra said. “No exceptions.”

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HT: Rufus