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Ohio AG denounces federal 'edict'
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warned the Obama Administration on Friday that he will “vigorously defend the interests” of Ohio against its transgender bathroom “edict” to schools. The Republican said that, absent congressional authorization, he would fight any attempt to withhold funds from schools that don’t allow students to use bathrooms of the gender they identify with.

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