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7.) John Kavanagh Gets "Shamed" at Hearing for His Toilet-Policing

Republican Representative John Kavanagh's effort to regulate toilet usage in Arizona was to propose criminalizing the use of a public restroom if the sex on someone's birth certificate doesn't match the sign on the door. Kavanagh, apparently ignorant to the fact that transgender people exist, was forced to listen to two hours of testimony against his bill, as well as a chant of "shame" as he and his Republican colleagues voted to pass the bill.

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