Obama’s power is getting torn to bits.
This rule came in power in January 1, and it defines “sex” as a “state of mind.”
However, a federal district court judge now gave AG Ken Paxton a temporary injunction which stops the new rules.
In July, the Department of Health and Human Services released a new rule which throws out a new definition of the term “sex” in the Affordable Care Act. It’s no longer a “biological fact,” but a “state of mind.”
A statement released by the Texas Attorney General on Sunday says that “The Obama administration is attempting to redefine the law so that the term ‘sex’ means one’s ‘internal sense of gender which may be male, female, neither, or a combination of male and female,’ even though the president lacks the authority to rewrite the law.” When Congress enacted the law for Obamacare, it used the term “sex” as a biological category.
“This striking example of federal overreach under Obamacare would force many doctors, hospitals and other health care providers in Texas to participate in sex-reassignment surgeries and treatments, even if it violates their best medical judgment or their religious beliefs,” Attorney General Paxton explained. “I will always fight to protect the constitutional rights of Texans.”
Students now must be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms with showers that support their gender identity.
If they refuse to provide this, they’d lose millions of tax money. Texas and 12 other states lead the charge against the restroom mandate.
Things will get better after Trump enters the White House, and his team will sure fix any “holes.”
What do you think about this? Will this raise any “inconvenience” issues?