New law: Restricted transgender people in Florida restrooms
Transgender people in the state of Florida will face greater restrictions in certain public places, according to new law passed by the legislature on Wednesday.
As reported by the Washington Post, these individuals will no longer be able to use public restrooms or locker rooms that do not match their gender at birth, or face possible criminal charges.
The law affects schools, government buildings and prisons.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the bill soon, according to the US daily. < /p>
Republicans believe this law will “maintain public safety, decency, decorum, and privacy.”
The original bill also wanted to limit transgender people in restaurants, gas stations or private buildings.
In Florida, five anti-LGBTQ bills have been passed in the last few days.
Similar laws have already been passed. adopted in Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa and several other US states.