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Texas Leads Legal Coalition Against Obama Transgender Bathroom Rules for Schools

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is fighting the Obama Administration’s executive dictate that Texas schools must let transgender students, or those who identify with the other sex on a given day, to use the bathroom of the opposite sex. Paxton went to court on Friday and led a 13-state coalition and argued for a preliminary injunction to stop the federal government overreach.

Texas AG joins parent's protest

Texas Sues Obama over School Transgender Policy

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against President Obama and his administration and vows a fight on his transgender policy for Texas schools. Eleven states have joined the state of Texas in suing the federal government.

Questions over Transgender Guidance Letter

Transgender ‘Guidance’ Letter: AGs Call Out Feds for Talking Out Two Sides of Their Face

The Texas Attorney General and two other state attorneys general have called out the civil rights heads of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for talking out two sides of their face about states’ compliance with their transgender policy “guidance.” They ask questions about the mandatoriness of compliance, and about conflicting statements and applications of this letter of “guidance.”

FILE- In this March 24, 2016, file photo, people protest outside the North Carolina Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C. A South Carolina proposal to forbid transgender people from using restrooms that correspond to their gender identity is part of a backlash by lawmakers across the historically conservative South. North Carolina passed a law that bans cities and counties from passing anti-discrimination ordinances. (AP Photo/Emery P. Dalesio, File )

Black Activists Condemn Obama’s Transgender Shower Room Claim

Black leaders are offended by President Barack Obama’s order that men who claim to be female must be allowed to shower with normal women and girls, and also by his deputies’ claim that federal support for transgenders and “gender identity” is just like the campaign to win equal civil rights for African-Americans.