USA News Live: California Bans State Travel To Florida, 4 Other States – Times Of India

Florida, Montana, Arkansas, and West Virginia passed laws that prevent transgender women and girls from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity

Lawmakers in 2016 banned non-essential travel to states with laws that discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

Make no mistake: We’re in the midst of an unprecedented wave of bigotry and discrimination in this country, and the State of California is not going to support it

Democratic Attorney General Rob BontaDemocratic Attorney General Rob Bonta added Florida, Arkansas, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia to the list that now has 17 states where state employee travel is forbidden except under limited circumstances

California bans state travel to Florida, 4 other states

California added five more states, including Florida, to the list of places where state-funded travel is banned because of laws that discriminate against members of the LGBTQ community, the state attorney general announced Monday.