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A federal judge says Idaho can’t continue automatically rejecting applications from transgender people seeking to change the gender listed on their birth certificates. In this photo visitors leave the James A. McClure Federal Building and United States Courthouse in downtown Boise, Idaho. (AP file photo)
A federal judge says Idaho can’t continue automatically rejecting applications from transgender people seeking to change the gender listed on their birth certificates. In this photo visitors leave the James A. McClure Federal Building and United States Courthouse in downtown Boise, Idaho. (AP file photo)

Idaho told to allow gender changes on birth certificates

BOISE, Idaho — A federal judge says Idaho can’t bar transgender people from changing the sex listed on their birth certificates. In a ruling issued Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale said the rules by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare violated the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution, served no rational government purpose ...

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