Tim Donnelly, California politician, to pull son out of public school over transgender students bill

Matthew Zalaznick's picture
Tuesday, August 20, 2013

California Assemblyman Tim Donnelly will be pulling at least one of this children out of public school in response to a recently passed bill that greatly expands the rights of transgender students.

Assembly Bill 1266 was signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown last week and will go into effect Jan. 1. It will give K-12 students the ability "to participate in sex-segregated programs, activities and facilities" based on their gender identities rather than their physical sex.

However, in a letter to conservative outlet WND.com, republican state lawmaker Donnelly said the law is an invasion of students' privacy and explained his sons will not be returning to public school as a result.

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