Alabama forces universities to implement trans bathroom ban while outlawing DEI

Mar 21, 2024 View Original Article
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    -36% Medium Liberal

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    60% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -48% Medium Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    53% Positive

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47% : The law, known as SB 129, also requires public universities to "designate restrooms on the basis of biological sex" -- which Alabama law defines as "the physical condition of being male or female, as stated on the individual's original birth certificate" -- and not the gender that aligns with how a person identifies.
44% : Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a sweeping bill into law Wednesday that prohibits public schools and universities from maintaining or funding diversity, equity, and inclusion programs.
39% : The legislation prohibits local public school boards and universities from maintaining an office or department that promotes DEI.
37% : It also empowers state agencies - including local boards of education and public universities - to "discipline or terminate the employment of any employee or contractor who knowingly violates this act.

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