After being constantly bullied, transgender 16-year-old student, Jewlyes Gutierrez, defended herself when she got into a fight with three of her peers. Following the incident, the District Attorney charged the teen with battery.
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In addition to the recent "Bridgegate," he vetoed a bill today that would have allowed transgender residents of New Jersey to receive updated birth certificates accurately reflecting their gender identity, rather than their assigned gender.