Transgender “Bathroom Bill” Fails Again in Texas as Special Session Ends

The Washington Post’s Sandhya Somashekhar reports, “The Texas legislature abruptly ended its special session late Tuesday without passing a bill regulating the use of bathrooms by transgender people, a setback for Gov. Greg Abbott (R), who had called the 30-day session in large part to enact such a law.” Somashekhar adds, “The failure of the Texas bill was met with relief by LGBT rights activists, who pledged to continue to fight such efforts in the state and nationally.” Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a supporter of the bill, said of the people of Texas: “They don’t want their children showering together, boys and girls in the 10th grade, sharing locker rooms and restrooms.”

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