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Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:51 PM

O'Malley Backs Obama on Transgender Rights in Public Schools, While Clinton Stays Silent.

'This week, the Department of Education ruled that public schools must grant transgender students unrestricted access to the bathrooms, locker rooms, and open shower facilities of their preference.

Governor Martin O'Malley of Maryland, one of the three Democrats remaining in the 2016 presidential race, fully supports the Obama administration's policy. "Yes, he supports" the policy, O'Malley's spokeswoman Lis Smith told THE WEEKLY STANDARD in an email. But the campaign of Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has not responded to emails asking if she supports the Obama administration's ruling.

One week ago, Clinton wrote on Twitter that she supported an LGBT non-discrimination ordinance in Houston:' >>>

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/omalley-backs-obama-transgender-rights-public-schools-while-clinton-stays-silent_1059688.html

(Sorry about the source, but it is informative.)

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:56 PM

1. "I support efforts for equality in Houston and beyond"

Silly me I thought Hillary meant she supports efforts for equality. At least that is what she said when she supported the non discrimination act.
I think Hillary was quiet on the price of gas today though.

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Fri Nov 6, 2015, 03:57 PM

2. Not a new stance for him either and

Marylanders did not let the right wingnuts scare us with their bathroom commercials.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/05/15/us-usa-transexual-maryland-idUSBREA4E0Y420140515#tRHHEV9yQGAxd1ii.97



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Response to elleng (Original post)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 08:01 PM

3. O'Malley's Maryland was one of the few states that has laws protecting

transgender citizens. He's way ahead of the curve.

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Response to FSogol (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 8, 2015, 09:11 PM

4. YES, in this and MANY things, FSogol.

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