California Assembly Approves Gender-Neutral Bathroom Bill

Lawmakers passed the bill just hours after North Carolina and the DOJ sued each other over HB2.
1:34 | 05/10/16

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Being in the bathroom bathrooms the bathroom. Columbia. -- coast to coast the nation's bathroom debate is heating up. California lawmakers now the latest to advance a proposal that would require all single occupancy public restrooms to be gender neutral. The bill sparking this surprising debate in the state assembly broadcast on the California channel it's called the PC. No woman wants to use the bathroom after many men have been in that same bathroom. I don't think because your name is bad mix use any kind of special categories. California's assembly approved killed just hours after North Carolina and the federal government sued each other. Over North Carolina so called bathroom law attorney general Loretta lynch calling HP to use date sanctions sex discrimination. Saying it keeps transgender residents from legally using bathrooms. This is about the dignity and the respect we accord our fellow citizens but despite threats of withholding billions in federal funding and several business boycotts. North Carolina's governor ease and backing down. The administration is behind us in congress. By attempting to rewrite the law. This case and of itself will be this seminal case when it comes to transgender rights. In the meantime several states local city government even school districts continue to pass and implement their own bathroom policies. With protesters on both sides refusing to back down. Brandy hit ABC news Los Angel yes.

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