Here’s Why Anti-Trans Laws Are Not Legal

Photo by Pawel Czerwinski on Unsplash

Federal protections override state laws that attempt to take away those protections. This means that the anti-trans laws that some states have passed into law are not legal — and can be overturned by the federal government.

The federal government gets its power to overturn state laws from the Supremacy Clause in the United States Constitution. Merriam-Webster describes the Supremacy Clause