"Legislators have decided that harming Oklahoma’s most vulnerable children and their families is worthwhile if it’s politically helpful"
“If you have not spent time with transgender youth, then I would encourage you to pause on this issue,” Cox said
LGBTQ lifestyles are “inappropriate” and offend a “significant portion” of students, parents and Tennessee residents with “Christian values”
"Transgender kids are kids, and they do not deserve to be the targets of dehumanizing attacks that invalidate their identity”
This bill marks the second anti-trans bill enacted in 2022, and the 11th state to pass an anti-trans sports ban
"Knowingly subjecting children to abuse, abandonment, and neglect by forcing them to come out to their parents is cruel, dangerous"
“Look, words matter. Laws matter. When [LGBTQ youth] feel targeted by the words and laws of course, it can increase anxiety, depression”
Kristi Noem signed bill banning trans athletes from school sports teams
Attempts to resolve case out of court unsuccessful
Tyson James released new video on Tuesday