Judge reaffirms, expands reach of injunction against bathroom directive

Fort Worth based U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has reaffirmed his Aug. 21 injunction not apply to states that did not sFort Worth based U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor has reaffirmed his Aug. 21 injunction placing a temporary hold on federal guidelines for accommodating transgender students in the use of public school bathrooms and locker rooms. In his order last week, O’Connor also denied a request by the Obama administration to limn the injunction to Texas and 12 other states that signed on as plaintiffs. The administration asked that the ue for relief. In his order, O’Connor wrote, “A nationwide injunction is necessary because the alleged violation extends nationwide.

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