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Ishmail Wainright, Manu Lecomte

NCAA, Big 12 Keeps Watchful Eye on Texas Bathroom Bill

Texas is one of a list of states looking to institute their own transgender bathroom restrictions, quite regardless of the guff North Carolina took for its own bill last year. Predictably, just as it did against North Carolina, the NCAA and the Big 12 Conference look to act against Texas over the law.

Michael Jordan, Adam Silver

NBA Pulls All-Star Game from Charlotte in Response to NC Bathroom Bill

The NBA announced its decision on Thursday to move its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte because of a North Carolina law that restricts multiple-person public bathrooms on government property to those matching the biological sex indicated on the entrances.

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U.S. Supreme Court Will Decide Texas Abortion Law

The United States Supreme Court decided on Friday that it will hear a lawsuit claiming that a Texas law unconstitutionally limits access to abortion in the state. The court granted certiorari review of a challenge to provisions of Texas House Bill 2.

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Supreme Court Stops Texas Abortion Clinics from Being Shut Down for Now

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled on Monday to stay the order of a lower federal court requiring abortion clinics in Texas to close or remain closed. The order from the court in Whole Woman’s Health et al. v. Cole, Comm’r, Texas DHS, et al. maintains the status quo while the Court decides whether to decide the case on the merits on any appeal.