Trans protestors sue over Florida’s “bathroom ban”

October 8, 2023
Metro Weekly

...Transgender and nonbinary activists have asked a federal judge in Florida to grant a temporary restraining order to prevent the state from enforcing biological-based restrictions on restroom usage while they attend a march in support of transgender youth on Saturday, October 7.

The group, represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights and Southern Legal Counsel, is asking the judge to declare the state’s “bathroom ban” unconstitutional.

The ban, part of a law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis earlier this year, went into effect earlier this summer. It requires individuals to only use bathrooms in “public buildings” — schools, airports, state and local government buildings, prisons and jails — that align with their assigned sex at birth...

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October 8, 2023