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Backlash in Texas over anti-LGBT bill begins with author

CJME Wednesday, 11 January 2017
*By The Canadian Press*

AUSTIN, Texas — Backlash over Texas' efforts to adopt anti-LGBT bathroom laws has begun, with a bestselling author snubbing lawmakers and Dallas civic leaders warning major sporting events could go elsewhere.

Republican legislator Rep. Matt Schaefer fired back Wednesday with a proposal to restrict lawmakers and others in the Texas capitol to using public bathrooms according to their "biological sex."

Texas is among several states where GOP leaders want people to be required to... // Read Full Article
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Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick is anticipated Thursday to introduce legislation limiting public restroom access for transgender people. Patrick previously said his proposed "Privacy Protection Act" is a main legislative priority for Texas. The bill is one of many this year for state...

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