HUD Ends Shelter Rule Housing Fake Females with Real Females

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Dr. Ben Carson leads the Department of Housing and Urban Development away from Obama-Administration rules that caused ministries great heartache because of situations in which self-proclaimed females (so-called transgender females) could seek shelter with actual women, violating that ministry's standards regarding morality. (Politico photo)

CNN – The Department of Housing and Urban Development is proposing a new rule that would allow federally funded homeless shelters to consider sex and gender identity when deciding whether to accommodate someone.

The proposal came a day after Secretary Ben Carson told Congress he is “not currently anticipating” changes to the Equal Access Rule, an Obama-era rule that required shelters provide lodging regardless of gender identity.

The proposed rule would permit shelters that have bathrooms and sleeping quarters separated by sex to consider a person’s sex for allowing accommodation or admission . . . critics say [this] would lead to transgender individuals being turned away or discouraged from seeking shelter.

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