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Texas Unveils 'Bathroom Bill' That Critics Say Targets LGBT Rights

A Texas Republican state senator introduced legislation Thursday addressing public restroom access for transgender people, despite warnings from a business group that the measure would hurt the Texas economy because it was discriminatory. The Texas Privacy Act has been marked as a top legislative priority for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, a Republican and conservative Christian who guides the legislative agenda in the Republican-controlled state Senate. He said the measure protected...

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