August 22, 2016
A United States District Judge ordered a halt to the Obama administration’s recent actions requiring transgender access to showers, bathrooms, and lockers in our nation’s schools and in other public contexts.
“This is great news out of Texas,” Roger Severino, director of the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation, said. “This judgment stops the Administration’s ideologically driven misinterpretation of the law in its tracks and protects the safety and privacy of our children in school showers, lockers, and bathrooms. As with Obama’s earlier lawless actions on immigration policy, the federal courts have once again stepped in to block the Administration’s brazen attempt to go around Congress and unilaterally rewrite the law.”
Find more information about the case here.