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Wednesday 23 August 2017
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Trump Rescinds Obama’s Protections for Transgender Students

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President Donald Trump’s administration has rescinded protections put in place by the Obama administration, which allowed transgender students to use the restrooms that corresponded with their gender identities.

Opponents of the guidelines have lauded the president’s decision, which the U.S. Justice Department and the Department of Education released in a joint statement on Feb. 22, while civil rights groups have condemned the action.

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