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Discrimination

The Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association sued the Texas Department of Public Safety in Travis County Court, claiming revisions to physical fitness standards discriminate against women: male commissioned officers must have a waist size under 40 inches, and women must have waists under 35 inches.

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety Officers Association sued the Texas Department of Public Safety in Travis County Court, claiming revisions to physical-fitness standards discriminate against women: male commissioned officers must have a waist size under 40 inches, and women must have waists under 35 inches.

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