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Kentucky Senate Committee Passes School Restroom Mandate For Transgender Students

A Kentucky Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that would require transgender students to use restrooms designated for "their biological sex," days after an identical measure failed. The legislation, introduced last month, would ...

A Kentucky Senate committee on Monday approved a bill that would require transgender students to use restrooms designated for “their biological sex,” days after an identical measure failed.

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“Unfortunately, tonight, the Kentucky Senate chose to prioritize an issue of discrimination after it was defeated just days ago with bi-partisan opposition,” Chris Hartman, the director of the Kentucky LGBT advocacy group Fairness Campaign, said in the statement. “Given the number and scale of important issues before the Senate this session, it is shocking the committee felt the need to re-vote on this. It is willful, mean-spirited, and does nothing to move our commonwealth forward.”

Source: The Huffington Post (8282 Articles)
Written by Sam Levine