From "When squirrels attack! There’s a medical code for that," a recent article in the Washington Post:
Maine’s highest court: Transgender student’s rights were violatedRead the rest HERE. You have to read it to believe that this is the sorry condition into which America has descended by leaps and bounds. The court's ruling was 5-1. The decision wasn't even close!
Nicole Maines’ school was wrong to require the fifth-grader to use a unisex bathroom, justices rule in a historic gender-identity decision that could be a model for other states.
The rights of a transgender girl from Orono were violated when school administrators made her use a staff bathroom at her elementary school instead of the girls’ restroom, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court ruled Thursday.
The ruling is the first in which a state supreme court has affirmed a transgender person’s right to equal access to restrooms in places of public accommodation.
Lawyers representing Nicole Maines, who is now 16, said the decision could lay a foundation for other states’ courts that are facing questions about the emerging rights of people who identify as the opposite of their birth gender....