Caitlyn Jenner urges veto of U.S. state's transgender bill

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Transgender Olympic gold medallist Caitlyn Jenner has called on South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard to veto a bill that would require transgender schoolchildren to use bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their sex at birth.

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Jenner urged her Twitter followers on Monday to tell Daugaard to reject the measure and to not make South Dakota the first state to adopt such a law. She also tweeted a link to an American Civil Liberties Union page opposing the bill.

The measure would require schools to make a "reasonable accommodation" for transgender children, such as a single-occupancy bathroom.

Daugaard plans to discuss the bill later Tuesday with a group of transgender people.



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