Political and Legislative

GOP Senators Challenge Transgender Student Protections

More than two dozen Senate Republicans endorsed an effort Wednesday to repeal a Biden administration rule bolstering federal nondiscrimination protections for transgender students.

The Education Department in April unveiled a final set of sweeping changes to Title IX, the federal civil rights law preventing sex discrimination in schools and education programs that receive government funding. The new rule covers discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity for the first time, an addition praised by LGBTQ rights advocates and panned by conservatives.

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