In a late breaking story Friday afternoon, the Washington Secretary of State's office announced supporters of I-552 have withdrawn their efforts to get it on the November ballot. I-552, best known as the Just Want Privacy campaign, would have repealed or overturned the controversial transgender bathroom laws that set off a firestorm in our state.
One of the last bans that existed in the requirements for serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, Friday the Pentagon announced any transgender persons can openly serve in the branches of the military, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard.
Last Saturday, a woman suffered non-life threatening wounds at the hands of a teenage male attacker, who stabbed her in the ladies' room at a truck stop near Boardman, OR. Although few details have been released, many are already wondering if the new transgender bathroom laws allowed him easy access?
Friday, shortly after the news came out that the White House was issuing a mandate that all schools adopt transgender bathroom policies, Gov. Inslee issued the following statement:
“In Washington state, we’ve adopted policies to ensure our schools are a place all our children can feel safe from discrimination, harassment or assault based on their gender identity. The...