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North Carolina’s Transgender Law and the Bathroom Controversy

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The U.S Department of Justice and the state of North Carolina are in a legal battle over a law the state passed requiring transgender people to use the restroom matching the gender they were assigned at birth. Proponents of the law believe it's a matter of safety and comfort, while opponents say it's unconstitutional and a violation of civil liberties. 


This show has originally aired on May 12, 2016 at 10 a.m.