Content Filed Under: Texas v. United States

Information regarding the case of Texas v. United State, currently in court.

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LGBT Groups Launch Petition Drive Against Anti-Transgender Lawsuit

By Adam Polaski • October 5, 2016, 11:35 am Today Freedom for All Americans (FFAA) and more than a dozen state equality campaigns and organizations across the country launched a petition drive calling out attempts to roll back existing protections for transgender Americans.
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New Lawsuit from Texas Seeks to Block HHS Rule Protecting Transgender Americans in Health Care

By Megan Clayton • August 25, 2016, 5:20 pm A new lawsuit filed yesterday in Texas is attempting to rollback a federal rule meant to protect transgender Americans from health care discrimination. It is the second in a set of cases that seek to rollback the Obama Administration's recent attempts to protect transgender Americans from discrimination.
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In Outrageous Ruling, Judge Grants Request by States Seeking to Roll Back Federal Transgender Protections

By Adam Polaski • August 22, 2016, 9:12 am The lawsuit, at its basest level, is a shameful attack on transgender people with one purpose: To enshrine transgender people as second-class citizens under the law and inflict discrimination into their everyday lives.
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States Join Together in Support of Federal Guidance Respecting Students’ Gender Identity

By Adam Polaski • July 27, 2016, 1:37 pm Today twelve states, led by Washington state, joined together to file a legal brief in federal court underlining their support for President Obama's May 2016 guidance that public schools must respect students' and teachers' gender identity.
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Shameful: States File Lawsuit Refusing to Follow Federal Guidance on Transgender Student Protections

By Adam Polaski • May 25, 2016, 3:28 pm Today, May 25, several states filed a lawsuit against the United States government over recent guidance issued by the Departments of Education and Justice earlier this month protecting transgender students.
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Federal Officials Affirm Respect for Transgender Students in Public Schools

By Adam Polaski • May 13, 2016, 10:18 am The letter comes as the administration increasingly vocalizes its position that Title VII and Title IX protections extend to transgender Americans.