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||Federal judge blocks Arkansas anti-trans healthcare law
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Judge James M. Moody Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas temporarily blocked an Arkansas law that would have banned physicians in the state from providing transition-related healthcaree.g., hormones and puberty blockersto transgender minors, NBC News reported.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit against the law in May on behalf of four trans youths and their parents, as well as two physicians who provide gender-affirming healthcare, arguing that the statute violates the U.S. Constitution.
Supporters of the law argue that transition-related health care is "experimental" and that transgender minors are too young to receive the care.
The full article is at www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-politics-and-policy/judge-blocks-arkansas-ban-gender-affirming-care-transgender-minors-rcna1477 .
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