Transgender Bathroom Bill Sent to South Dakota Governor

James Nord and Kevin Burbach of the Associated Press report, “South Dakota would be the first state in the U.S. to approve a law requiring transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond to their sex at birth if the governor signs a bill passed Tuesday by the state Senate.” Republican Governor¬†Dennis Daugaard initially supported the measure, but indicated that he would have to review it further before he signs it into law.¬†“History has never looked kindly upon those who attack the basic civil rights of their fellow Americans, and history will not treat kindly those who support this discriminatory measure,” said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign.

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