Texas ‘bathroom bill’ is unnecessary, counterproductive, and a betrayal of conservative values


David Benkof writes at The Daily Caller:

Going into next week’s consideration of a bill restricting transgender bathroom use, Texas Republicans are split. Social conservatives tend to support it, hoping to push back against liberal overreach, particularly regarding sexuality and gender. Moderates oppose it, fearing the effects of an economic backlash like the one suffered by North Carolina when it passed a similar bill.

Few Texas conservatives, though, have denounced the bill itself as unnecessary, counterproductive, and a betrayal of conservative values. That’s a shame, because it’s all of those things.

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