Hice Statement on the Obama Administration's School Bathroom Directive


Date: May 17, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

Today, Congressman Hice released the following statement in response to the Obama Administration's recent school bathroom directive to all public schools:

"Our schools and communities have done just fine in determining how best to accommodate the needs of students on an individual basis without the federal government's intervention. And that's how these decisions should be made -- locally by parents, teachers, students, and school boards -- not by an overreaching executive who has no respect for the rule of law and who has done more to undermine the moral fabric of our country than any President in our history.

Further, while this directive is not legally binding, no school should fear reprisal for failing to comply with the President's ridiculous demand. It is absolutely appalling that he has threatened to withhold funding from our public schools if they don't cave to his latest attempt to redefine our culture."