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    US Compels Public Schools on Transgender Bathrooms

    They’ve decided it’s the way to go. The Obama administration is demanding that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with, threatening lawsuits and federal funding cuts for noncompliance. Signed by officials from the departments of Education and Justice, the letter warns that denying transgender students access to the facilities of their choice constitutes sex discrimination under Title IX. The move, which coincides with an Obamacare ruling protecting transgender patients from discrimination, nationalizes the DOJ’s ongoing legal dispute with North Carolina and is already drawing fire from Congressional Republicans.

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