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ACLU challenges Marion County schools’ transgender bathroom rule

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The American Civil Liberties Union filed a challenge Thursday to block Marion County School District’s rule forbidding transgender students from using the restroom for the gender to which they identify. The complaint, filed Thursday with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, contends that Marion schools’ rule violates the Civil Rights of students who are transgender. It was filed on behalf of a transgender student suspended for using a restroom consistent with his gender identity, days after the Marion County School…

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