Federal judge strikes down Obama’s public school transgender mandate

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A judge struck a blow for common sense and against the Obama administration.

A federal judge sitting in Fort Worth, Texas, blocked the Obama administration’s mandate requiring public schools to allow students to use restroom and locker facilities that conform to whatever sex they identify with — whether or not it’s the sex of their birth.

U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor ruled Sunday in favor of Texas and 12 other states that argued that the mandate threatened the privacy and safety of students and usurped local control, according to Bloomberg Politics.

However, O’Connor based his decision on the administration’s failure to follow federal rule-making procedures.

“This case presents the difficult issue of balancing the protection of students’ rights and that of personal privacy when using school bathrooms, locker rooms, showers, and other intimate facilities, while ensuring that no student is unnecessarily marginalized while attending school,” O’Connor wrote in his decision. “The resolution of this difficult policy issue is not, however, the subject of this order.”

Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends” reported:

The ruling was applauded by everyone not connected to the Democratic Party.

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O’Connor was appointed to the bench by former President George W. Bush and confirmed by the Senate in 2007.

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