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Texas Senate Bill 6 Opposed by House Republicans

Texas Senate Bill 6 (SB 6) — a measure to limit transgender access to bathrooms — will likely not make it through the Texas House of Representatives, where it faces opposition from both Democrats and Republicans, including House Speaker Joe Straus. "Straus is signaling very clearly that SB 6 is dead," fellow Mark Jones commented to Reuters: http://reut.rs/2nZhxfW