MISSISSIPPI (WDAM) - Governor Phil Bryant released a statement Friday afternoon regarding the Obama Administration's directive on transgender bathroom guidelines. He has also called on The Mississippi Department of Education to disregard the president's directive.
His statement read:
State and federal lawmakers have also pushed back on the directive, agreeing with the Governor.
The Mississippi Department of Education has agreed to adhere to the guidance and issued the following statement:
This guidance comes after the controversial North Carolina bathroom bill which is currently being legally challenged.