The 208

Monday, August 17

August 17, 2020

When the Idaho Legislature passed two anti-transgender bills this past session, they were told the new laws were subject to constitutional scrutiny. And so far, that scrutiny has stopped both of them from being enforced. The ACLU on Monday announced that a federal court has blocked a law that prevents transgender women and girls from competing on sports teams that align with their gender identity. Plus, despite some earlier concerns, the Boise School District insists that it has enough devices for every student to do remote-learning. And, some Ada County bars are getting creative in an effort to reopen. That means serving food to qualify them as a restaurant.

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