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Supreme Court Scraps Case on Transgender Bathroom Rights

posted on March 6, 2017

The Associated Press’s Mark Sherman reports, “The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision, leaving in limbo the issue of transgender rights in school settings.” The case was returned to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, after the Trump administration revoked a federal directive that advised schools to allow students to use bathrooms based on their gender, not biological sex. High school senior Gavin Grimm, who initiated the case to gain permission to use the boys’ bathroom in his Virginia school, will likely graduate with the bathroom issue unresolved.

Read at The Associated Press