11 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom Directive

11 States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgender Bathroom DirectiveEleven states have filed a lawsuit against Barack Obama’s administration, challenging the government’s directive that transgender individuals should be permitted to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin, along with one Arizona and one Texas school district, signed the 32-page lawsuit, which was filed today in a federal court in Dallas. It names the Department of Education, the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, Education Secretary John King, Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other top U.S. officials as defendants.

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