5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK (December 12, 2019)

South Carolina wants to ban lifesaving medical treatments for trans kids. It’s part of a bigger push around the country. Trans children have been in the national spotlight in recent weeks, with the governor of Texas stepping in to try to stop a mother from allowing her child to transition. And last Wednesday, South Carolina legislators joined in with a bill that would ban a variety of medical treatments for trans children in our state. The [...]

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK (December 12, 2019)2019-12-12T15:09:27-05:00

SOUTH CAROLINA LATEST STATE TO MOVE TO RATIFY EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT WITH BIPARTISAN EFFORT

One of South Carolina's most liberal lawmakers and one of its most conservative are joining together to revive the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 1970s ' proposal banning any discrimination based on sex is being revived in several state capitols across the U.S. It is just one state away from the 38 needed before it can become the 28th amendment to the Constitution. But there is one other hurdle: a ratification deadline. Congress extended an [...]

SOUTH CAROLINA LATEST STATE TO MOVE TO RATIFY EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT WITH BIPARTISAN EFFORT2019-12-12T14:01:47-05:00

SC Equality says Defense Authorization Bill Should Have Ended Trans Ban

SC Equality has denounced Tuesday an agreement between Democrats and Republicans on the annual defense bill that omits a reversal of President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban. House and Senate negotiators on the National Defense Authorization Act announced an agreement Monday that includes plans to create a Space Force, a 3.1% pay raise for the military and a gradual end to the “widow’s tax,” an offset that costs military families thousands of dollars each year. Not present in [...]

SC Equality says Defense Authorization Bill Should Have Ended Trans Ban2019-12-12T13:57:51-05:00

Transgender student bathroom bill coming back before Kentucky lawmakers in 2020. South Carolina could face a semilar bill once again in 2020

Rep. David Hale, R-Wellington, did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment Monday on his prefiled bill, which would require that all school restrooms and locker rooms be only available to students based on their biological gender at birth. The prefiled legislation, called the Kentucky Student Privacy Act, would also open school districts that didn't follow that mandate to civil liability if the bill becomes law. Transgender students would be required to use "the best available accommodation" [...]

Transgender student bathroom bill coming back before Kentucky lawmakers in 2020. South Carolina could face a semilar bill once again in 20202019-12-12T13:44:45-05:00

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