Trump withdraws Obama’s order on transgender students

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The new President has revoked the Obama regulations that extended certain protections to transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities. The administration cited too many lawsuits and legal loopholes in the regulation, which required public schools to allow students to use the bathrooms corresponding to their gender identities.

Nancy Pelosi, a democratic leader, said that this is a cruel blow to an already vulnerable group of young people.

Senator Ben Cardin commented that Regardless of a students zip code, they deserve a safe learning environment where they are able to reach their full academic potential.

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