That’s the easiest way to put it.
Instead of working to end the pandemic, state legislators in 33 state capitals want to waste time and tax dollars by dehumanizing our kids.
They have brought forward bills to ban people who are trans from using the bathroom, from updating their legal I.D., from playing sports, and from accessing medical care.
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These bad bills target trans kids because there is no federal law to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ+ people. Thanks to two historic court rulings, folks can get married and get and keep a job, but that's it for federal legal protections for LGBTQ+ people -- until the Equality Act is signed into law.
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The Equality Act would stop bad bills like these by adding LGBTQ+ people to the list of people protected from discrimination under federal law.