The Supreme Court has decided to take up the issue of transgender rights – and the real possibility exists that next Tuesday’s election could have an impact on the ultimate outcome.
The high court has agreed to review a decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which allows a Virginia transgender student to use bathrooms of the opposite sex. The justices will hear the appeal from the Gloucester County School Board next year. The case involves a 17-year-old high school senior who is biologically a girl but “identifies” as a boy. Because of the high court’s order, she won’t be permitted to use the boys’ restroom in the meantime.
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