The White House’s directive to public school districts demanding that they allow students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity and not their gender at birth is a “solution in search of a problem,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Thursday.
“This guideline doesn’t address any particular problem. They have not been very specific about what they’re trying to solve. This opens the door with all kinds of issues with men deciding one day they want to be women and then switching back the next day,” Paxton said during an interview on “Fox & Friends.” “It’s just — it doesn’t answer any particular question.”
Ten states joined Texas on Wednesday in filing a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration.
Asked by co-host Brian Kilmeade what Paxton would tell professional sports leagues who have, for example, expressed concern about a recent North Carolina law that restricts the use of private facilities by transgender individuals, the Texas attorney general seized the opportunity.
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