CA bill would require department stores to have gender neutral sections

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
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California lawmakers are considering a bill that would require department stores and large retailers to have gender neutral children's sections.

California lawmakers are considering a bill that would require department stores and large retailers to have gender neutral children's sections.

Assembly member Evan Low, who introduced Assembly Bill 2826, says he wants to make the shopping experience more inclusive for children.

Stores that violate the proposed legislation could face a $1,000 fine.

The bill follows a backlash against gender-specific toys and clothing that some groups claim perpetuates gender stereotypes.

More information on the bill can be found here.

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