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Parents Of Transgender Children Plead With Trump To Maintain Protections

Nearly 800 parents of transgender children from across the country signed a letter to President Trump imploring him to maintain protections for transgender students, saying that the protections, enacted under President Barack Obama, are critical for the safety and well-being of their children.

“All students deserve equal access to a safe, welcoming school and a high quality education no matter who they are and where they live,” the parents wrote. The letter was organized by the Human Rights Campaign’s Parents for Transgender Equality Council and emailed to administration officials Tuesday evening.

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