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Nassau Transgender Athletes Ban 'Illegal, Will Be Struck Down': NYCLU

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2024
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Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement after Thursday's announcement: "We are reviewing our legal options." Bobby Hodgson, the New York Civil Liberties Union's director of LGBTQ rights litigation, concurred. "It's illegal under New York state law," Hodgson said. "We have a state's human rights law and a state civil rights law that prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity. This executive order, on its face, discriminates against people on the basis of gender identity. It is not legal in the state of New York." Patch attempted to...

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