Placing Gender Politics over Privacy: How President Obama’s Transgender Policy for Schools Makes Matters Worse

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Placing Gender Politics over Privacy: How President Obama’s Transgender Policy for Schools Makes Matters Worse

May 18, 2016 1 min read Download Report

Authors: Mark Schreiber and Elizabeth Fender

Messaging Priorities

  • Government overreach puts people at risk—especially women and children who would be made vulnerable by radical changes to bathroom policies.
  • President Obama is ignoring the will of the American people with lawless mandates.
  • Parents, teachers, and local school administrators should be making these decisions together.
  • This is a complicated issue and requires more than a one-size-fits-all mandate from Washington.

Source: Recommendations based off an online survey using a national representative sample of 1,008 U.S. voters conducted April 19-27, 2016 with a margin of error of ±3.1%.

American Perceptions Initiative is a project of The Heritage Foundation's communications team.

Authors

Mark Schreiber

Director, Strategic Marketing

Elizabeth Fender
Elizabeth Fender

Manager, Marketing