PBS NewsHour

Transgender bathroom battle explodes with U.S. school decree

Clip: 05/13/2016 | 5m 20s

Amid the national furor over North Carolina’s bathroom bill, the Departments of Justice and Education on Friday issued a joint directive to all public schools to allow transgender students the use of restrooms that match their gender identity. Although noncompliance could cost states billions in federal aid, some conservative lawmakers have already vowed to defy the order. Judy Woodruff reports.

Aired: 05/13/16

Rating: NR

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