WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Supreme Court put a hold on a court ruling that forced a Virginia school district to open a boy's bathroom to a biological girl who identifies as transgendered. Earlier this year, the Obama administration sent guidance to schools throughout the country directing school administrators to allow self-identified "transgender" students to use the restrooms and changing rooms of the student's choosing.
Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at the Family Research Council, released the following statement:
"We are grateful that the Supreme Court put a hold on a disturbing ruling that treads on parental rights and the responsibility of local school districts to provide a safe learning environment for children.
"Parents should continue to speak up about their privacy and safety concerns. If the Obama edict is allowed to stand, there's no limit to what President Obama's administration, or future presidents, will be emboldened to do," Sprigg concluded.
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SOURCE Family Research Council