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Donald Trump’s administration appears poised to overturn a vague Obama administration order allowing transgender students in America’s taxpayer-funded schools to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer suggested on Tuesday that Trump will abandon Obama’s transgender-bathroom mandate and let states decide who can use which toilets.
“This is a states’ rights issue and not one for the federal government,” Spicer informed reporters, according to The New York Times.
Spicer’s statement about Trump’s policy is worlds apart from the Obama administration guidance, sent in May, which instructed public school districts across the country that they must allow transgender students to choose bathrooms and shower stalls consistent with their gender identity, not their biological features.Read the rest of the story HERE.
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