Sacramento County Superior Court Judge Allen Sumner issued a tentative ruling on Thursday directing Secretary of State Debra Bowen to "accept, file, and process as timely" the qualifying petitions the referendum's backers circulated in Mono and Tulare counties.
Bowen's office had refused to tally them, saying they were not turned in by a Nov. 10 deadline.
Sumner says that because Nov. 10 was a Sunday and the next day Veteran's Day, the law's opponents actually had until Tuesday, Nov. 12 to get their paperwork in.
California will continue to ban state-funded travel to North Carolina, after lawmakers in that state repealed its controversial “bathroom bill”—but replaced it with another.
The Gender Recognition Act would allow people to identify as "non-binary."
Transgender students in California public schools can continue to use facilities for the gender they identify with. That’s even after the Trump Administration withdrew federal guidelines Wednesday.
(AP) - A 57-year-old convicted killer has become the first U.S. inmate to receive state-funded sex reassignment surgery.
(AP) - Ten states are suing the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.