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School asks high court to hear transgender bathroom case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys bathroom at his high school, framing it as an issue of national importance. 395 more words


Obama Administration Releases Documents Detailing U.S. Drone Policy Guidelines

The Obama administration has released a previously secret 18-page policy guidance document that lays out how potential drone targets may be chosen and approved and the President’s role in the decision-making process. 826 more words


High court: School can block transgender teen from boys room

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says a Virginia school board can block a transgender male from using the boy’s bathroom at his school until it decides whether to intervene in his case. 182 more words


Judge mulling LGBT law has GOP and big-business pedigree

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fate of the North Carolina law governing transgender restroom access rests in the hands of a judge appointed by President George W. 911 more words


Transgender teen asks court not to bar him from restroom

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An attorney for a transgender teen in Virginia is urging the U.S. Supreme Court not to bar him from using the boys restroom when he returns to school this fall. 117 more words


DNC Preview: Get Ready For Moms, Survivors And Gun Sense.

Last week’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland painted a dismal vision for America — complete with angry rhetoric about crime, terrorism and violence — but no discussion about how those threats are compounded by an abundance of guns and too few common-sense gun laws. 683 more words