Senate Bill 3 is aimed at banning transgender people from using restrooms that match their gender identity in schools and other state-owned buildings in Texas. Already, Texas has lost $66 million in revenue from cancelled conventions. Leading business groups like the Texas Association of Businesses project $5.6 billion is on the line if a “bathroom bill” passes.
At its core, Senate Bill 3 only exists for the sole purpose of demonizing and stigmatizing transgender Texans, says Equality Texas CEO Chuck Smith.
Watch this report from NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt from Sunday, July 23, 2017.