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The restrictive measure is one of several pieces of far-right legislation Oklahoma has passed, including one of the nation's most draconian abortion laws.

1 hour 45 min ago

In a now-deleted tweet, Gosar claimed the person who killed 19 children and two teachers was “a transsexual leftist illegal alien.”

May 25 2022 1:20 PM

The ACLU of Indiana has already filed suit against the new law.

May 24 2022 6:07 PM

Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a similar bill last year. He hasn't said what he'll do now.

May 24 2022 5:58 PM

The comedian graphically mocks trans people in his new Netflix special.

May 24 2022 1:45 PM

"I feel like this battle was unnecessary and brought attention to us that we didn't desire," the teen's father told The Advocate

May 24 2022 12:47 PM

A judge has blocked a law that would have made it harder for trans residents to change the gender on their birth certificates, but the state still hasn't changed the process.

May 23 2022 2:20 PM