WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Texas has sided with school districts opposing the Obama administration's directive on transgender bathrooms, temporarily blocking the directive just before on the first day of school in Texas Monday.
EDMOND, Okla. (RNS) In a state where appeals to traditional values have long resonated with voters, the public is angry and willing to boot incumbents over underfunded schools, crumbling infrastructure and failing health and prison systems.
What's really happening is a concerted effort to deny the truth of the Bible about who we are as men and women, says a Southern Baptist theologian.
Supporters call it a religious freedom law that lets wedding vendors opt out of serving same-sex couples. The ACLU calls it discrimination.
(RNS) The campaign follows Target's announcement that transgender customers may use the restroom that “corresponds with their gender identity.
The order breaks the pattern of Southern states passing laws to limit same-sex marriage rights and ban transgender people from personal choice in which public restroom to use.