Rick Hagen presents thoughts and legal analysis regarding Texas Senate Bill 6, referred to as the “Bathroom Bill” which is one of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s legislative priorities. SB 6 would require people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and public universities based on their biological sex.
Senate Bill 6, the Texas bathroom bill and debate with Rick Hagen
- What is Senate Bill 6, the “Bathroom Bill” and why do proponents support it?
- Are people who chose to identify with gender instead of biological sex a protected class?
- How would schools, government buildings and public universities be affected by the outcome of this legislation? What about private businesses?
- What least restrictive alternatives could accomplish similar results, addressing the concerns of bathroom bill supporters?
- How could laws like the bathroom bill be enforced and where could we see lawsuits challenging SB 6 if passed in Texas?
Board certified in Criminal Law, Rick Hagen, joined the Jackson and Hagen law firm in 1993, after first working as a briefing attorney on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and then serving two years as a felony prosecutor. Rick Hagen started with Jackson and Hagen as a law partner with Hal Jackson, the legendary lawyer, World War II hero and former State Representative from Denton. For over 25 years, Rick Hagen has defended the Constitution and individuals. Rick is an alumni of Austin College and the University of Oklahoma School of Law.
About us: Jackson and Hagen, in Denton, Texas, is a criminal defense law firm of serving the State of Texas in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and DWI/DUI defense.Tags: Bathroom Bill, Biological Sex, Senate Bill 6, Texas Legislation