Arizona, Mississippi Lawmakers Approve Anti-Trans Bills + More News

Arizona, Mississippi Lawmakers Approve Anti-Trans Bills + More News

Some news items you might have missed:

Arizona Mirror: Republicans in the Arizona state Senate have introduced a bill that would bar teachers from using the pronouns or names that a student requests unless written parental permission is obtained first.

Mississippi Free Press: A bill that would prohibit transgender minors from accessing trans-inclusive health care could become law after the Mississippi House passed it by 78-28 vote this afternoon.

New York Times: A federal judge has ordered Donald Trump and one of his lawyers together to pay nearly a million dollars in sanctions for filing a frivolous lawsuit against nearly three dozen of Trump’s perceived political enemies, including Hillary Clinton.

NBC News: Richard Barnett, on trial for his part in the invasion of the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, 2021, now says he regrets participating in the violent insurrection. #OfCourseHeDoes

Axios: Iowa House Republicans are proposing restrictions on the state’s food stamp benefits including no white rice, no sliced cheese and no fresh meats.

Politico: Admitted liar Rep. George Santos (R-NY) denies ever being in drag but a Wikipedia entry credited to “Anthony Devolder” in 2011 bragged that he not only participated in drag shows but won several pageants.