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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee lawmaker is trying to get a law in the books addressing transgender men and women in the public school system.

In a recent court ruling, a Chicago school was told they had to allow a transgender girl access to the girls locker room or lose federal funds.

That case is the reason Representative Bud Husley from Kingsport is working to get a law written for Tennessee addressing those same issues.

His bill, which according to WTVF is still in draft form, would require students to use the facilities of the gender listed on their birth certificate.

“It ends the confusion, it tried to put a level of protection in the school system so they don’t have to worry about accommodating everyone’s thoughts and feelings,” he said.

But of course, not everyone sees it that way.

“I think it’s fear mongering at its worst,” Chris Sanders with the Tennessee Equality Project told the news station. “Trans students aren’t going to attack anyone in a bathroom. They are more likely to be attacked in a bathroom.”

Husley is currently trying to find sponsors for the bill in the State Senate.