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Polls Show Most Americans Oppose Discriminatory Trans Bathroom Laws

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At least 53% of citizens are thinking clearly.

Well, at least the majority of Americans seem to be thinking clearly: a newHuffington Postpoll reveals 53% of those asked do not support laws that ould require trans people to use the bathroom of the sex assigned them at birth.


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The chart isn't quite as jolly as it may seem, however. Aside from 53% not being a very large majority, 39% of Americans said they support the passing of such legislation.

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Naturally, the results are different across party lines, with 59% of Republicans supporting such laws and 65% of Democrats opposing--30% of Democrats, however, still support the legislation.

Another Huffington Postpoll out today found 63% of Americans believe hatred and prejudice has increased since Trump assumed power.

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