A dozen states are going to court to stop Obama's bathroom rules

Texas and a dozen other states are going to court to challenge the Obama administration's guidelines on transgendered people using the bathroom of their choice, rather than that corresponding bathroom to the gender on their birth certificate. That makes 23 states that are challenging the guidelines. Reuters: The U.S. government's directive, issued in May, said public schools must allow transgender students to use bathrooms that correspond with their gender identity, as opposed to their birth gender, or face federal funding loss. The policy added fuel to a national debate on transgender rights and enraged social conservatives who say federal civil rights protections encompass biological sex, not gender identity. "Defendants have conspired to turn workplaces and educational settings across the country into laboratories for a massive social experiment, flouting the democratic process, and running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children and...(Read Full Post)