Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who has made Senate Bill 6, prohibiting transgender-friendly bathrooms, a top priority for the senate, speaks with Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, author of the bill, as she presents it on the floor of the senate for debate at the state capitol in Austin, Texas. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who has made Senate Bill 6, prohibiting transgender-friendly bathrooms, a top priority for the senate, speaks with Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, author of the bill, as she presents it on the floor of the senate for debate at the state capitol in Austin, Texas. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP) Ralph Barrera AP
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, who has made Senate Bill 6, prohibiting transgender-friendly bathrooms, a top priority for the senate, speaks with Republican state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, author of the bill, as she presents it on the floor of the senate for debate at the state capitol in Austin, Texas. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP) Ralph Barrera AP

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