Pickens County

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The Pickens County school board has reversed course on its decision allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with.

In a message released Wednesday, the school board cited safety concerns as a driving force for the change.


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On this edition of Political Rewind, a battle brews in Pickens County after the school superintendent issues a rule allowing transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice, leaving some parents up in arms. Our panel weighs in on the controversy in north Georgia.

“Attitudes are changing, they are in flux," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Jim Galloway said. "And this is something that the wall may hold for a number of years, but eventually I think there’s going to be a breach.”