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Father of transgender teen attacked in school says attackers should face criminal charges

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2024
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The father of a Minnesota transgender high school student who says she was beaten in school said Thursday he wants the students who beat or harassed his daughter to face criminal charges.

Mark Walztoni tells CNN his 17-year-old daughter Cobalt Sovereign, a junior at Hopkins High School in Minnetonka, was in the school bathroom last Thursday when a student started calling her transphobic slurs. While she was leaving the bathroom, Walztoni says his daughter said that she was surrounded by that student and two others, who began following Sovereign down the hall, and when she turned around to ask them to stop, she...

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