That reality hasn’t stopped several states from pushing and passing a version of these discriminatory bills, as well as bills banning gender-affirming care for youth—bans that have led some families with trans children to consider fleeing their states.


While Moore didn’t bring up the aftermath of the passage of HB2, North Carolina’s discriminatory bathroom bill, as another reason why the House has killed the bill, it’s hard to imagine that wasn’t on his and other legislators’ minds. And he acknowledged that, as the News & Observer wrote, “the possibility of Title IX violations” also played a role in the decision to table the bill.