||Arizona governor vetoes anti-trans restroom bill
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Among other things on June 8, Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed Republican-sponsored legislation to restrict use of public school restrooms by transgender students, NBC News/AP reported.
Under the measure, public schools in Arizona would have to establish other accommodations for a student who refused to use a multi-occupancy bathroom or changing area of the gender they were assigned at birth. The bill would also have applied to sleeping quarters on school-sponsored overnight trips.
Republicans argued the law would protect children. However, Hobbs has previously said she will not support any legislation that targets LGBTQ+ youth.
In May, Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have forced schools not to refer to trans students by the names or pronouns they identify with.
In 2022, Last year, then-Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed a law banning trans girls from participating in school sports.
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