Federal judge rules Indiana school must allow transgender student to use boys restroom

Posted 37 days ago


A federal judge is standing by a previous ruling that an Indiana transgender student must be allowed to use the boys restroom.

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt, an Obama appointee, has denied a motion from the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville to put on hold a previous injunction forcing John R. Wooden Middle School to allow the transgender student to use the boys bathroom, WTHR-TV reported.

Pratt ruled the district failed to show evidence that proved it would suffer "irreparable harm" if the student was allowed to use the boys restroom.

"In addition, the School District has not presented any new arguments or evidence to demonstrate that the public interest w... (Read more)