NBC Hypes 'Historic' Obama Admin. Move on Transgender Students


<p>[<em>More in the cross-post on the MRC&#39;s <a href="http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/matthew-balan/2016/05/13/nbc-hypes-…; target="_blank">NewsBusters blog</a>.</em>]</p>

<p>The Big Three networks&#39; evening newscasts on 13 May 2016 devoted full reports to the Obama administration&#39;s controversial letter to every public school district in the nation directing them to allow transgender students to use bathroom and locker rooms according to their chosen sexual identity. However, <em>NBC Nightly News</em>&#39;s segment on the issue touted the &quot;Obama administration&#39;s historic new directive to the nation&#39;s public schools,&quot; and revisited a Massachusetts girl who now lives as a boy. Kate Snow touted how the child&#39;s mother says the federal government&#39;s move is &quot;protection for him at school &mdash; and validation that his rights matter.&quot;</p>

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