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 1 yr | Obama administration to issue decree on transgender access to school restrooms

              The Obama administration plans to issue a letter to all public school districts in the United States to instruct them to allow transgender students to use restrooms that match their gender identity, the New York Times reports. (more)   

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 1 yr | U.S. suing North Carolina over transgender bathroom law

              The U.S. Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against North Carolina saying that the state’s new bathroom law is a violation of the Civil Rights Act and the Violence Against Women Act that outlaws discrimination on the basis of sex.   

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 1 yr | PayPal cancels North Carolina expansion over state’s anti-LGBT law

              Online payments company PayPal says it has decided to scrap its multi-million dollar plan to open a center in North Carolina that would have created hundreds of jobs, citing its opposition to the state's anti-LGBT law. (more)   

  North Carolina        19 UPDATES


 1 yr | Georgia Governor Nathan Deal to veto ‘religious freedom’ bill

              Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has announced he will veto a so-called "religious freedom" bill that has widely been condemned for its anti-gay provisions, saying the state does not have to discriminate against anyone to protect faith-based communities. (more)   

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  2 yrs | Supreme Court voids Alabama ruling against lesbian adoption

              The Supreme Court ruled Monday that Alabama's top court went too far when it tried to overturn a lesbian mother's adoption of her partner's children. In the dispute between the two women whose long-term relationship ended bitterly, one partner bore three children; the other formally adopted them in Georgia.


  Alabama        19 UPDATES




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Florida Amber Alert: Juliet Odierna abducted from Cape Coral

Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School on lockdown

Mary Rose Keadjuk: Missing woman found dead after 27 years

Suicide bomber attacks U.S. embassy in Montenegro



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