Texas Judge Protects the Ban on Harmful ‘Bathroom Bills’
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A Texas judge rejects the lifting of the ban on the so-called bathroom bills, or the decrees, that say essentially, you can use any restroom you want to.
Mat Staver: Well, the Texas federal judge in Wichita Falls, Texas, by the name of Reed O’Connor, denied the request from two federal executive departments. They wanted to lift the ban on the Obama administration’s policy that would allow so-called transgender public school students to use the bathrooms with which they identify. As well as, you know they have other agencies besides public schools. They had this on the federal agencies as well, and the EEOC with regards to private employment.
In the ruling, the Department of Justice and the Department of Education said that the court finds the defendants, the United States of America, failed to demonstrate a likelihood of success or reparable harm sufficient to a partial stay of the court’s preliminary injunction.
So this is good news. The injunction that bars the implementation of these so-called “bathroom policies,” or “bathroom bills” remains in effect and frankly they will stay in effect, Matt, pending…
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