We're just speechless: Transgender equality is "a creepy obsession on the left," says New Hampshire Union Leader editorial

The paper's editorial board Wednesday called the Justice Department's suit against N. Carolina "social engineering"

By Brendan Gauthier
May 12, 2016 9:25PM (UTC)
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The editorial board of the New Hampshire Union Leader Wednesday released an indictment of the recent lawsuit the Justice Department brought against the state of North Carolina for its anti-transgender "bathroom bill."

In the editorial, titled "Obama's transagenda: Uncle Sam creeping into bathrooms," the paper argues, "We would prefer federal, state and local governments to stay out of the bathroom business."


"The eradication of any legal distinction between the sexes, even in terms of basic biological functions, is a creepy obsession on the left," it continues, calling U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch's efforts "social engineering."

Read the full editorial here.

(h/t MediaMatters)

Brendan Gauthier

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