Bathroom bill proposed in Texas to protect LGBT community

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FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. Hundreds of parents across the country have called on President Donald Trump to embrace Obama-era protections for transgender students that call for letting them use school bathrooms in accordance with their gender identity. In a letter, sent to the president by the Human Rights Campaign late Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, more than 780 parents stressed that "all students deserve equal access to a safe, welcoming school and a high quality education no matter who they are." (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Another bathroom bill is expected to be up for debate. This bill is in Texas.

The bill would prevent cities from passing their own ordinance and would roll back protection against the LGBT community.

The state affairs committee started hearing testimony Wednesday night.

If the bill is voted out of committee, the next stop is the full house, then the governor’s desk.

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