McCrory announced his decision Tuesday, a week after Attorney General Roy Cooper declined to join the brief written by South Carolina‘s attorney general. McCrory’s office says representatives of four other states also are on board.
The Virginia case involves a student who was born female, identifies as male and wants to use male restrooms. The American Civil Liberties Union challenged district policy requiring students to use private restrooms or restrooms designated for their biological sex.
McCrory says North Carolina districts could lose control dealing with similar issues should the ACLU prevail.
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