- North Carolina is suing the U.S. Justice Department over its so-called bathroom bill
- Transgender people are people first, worthy of dignity and respect, writers say
Jack Markell is governor of Delaware. Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers. The views expressed are their own.
(CNN)The story of America, at its best, is one of an ever-widening circle of inclusion, with each generation showing a greater openness to communities once excluded. But recent efforts to marginalize certain people and groups, specifically transgender and gender-nonconforming people, are an affront to America's inclusiveness.