Arkansas just passed the ‘single most extreme anti-trans law’ targeting healthcare for kids

Posted on AllSides March 30th, 2021
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The Arkansas Senate has passed a bill that would prevent medical practitioners from providing healthcare to trans minors in a shocking blow to the LGBT+ community.

The senate passed HB 1570 on Monday (29 March), making Arkansas the first state to ban puberty blockers and hormone treatment for trans youth.

The bill will now go to governor Asa Hutchinson to be signed into law. LGBT+ rights activists are calling on the governor to veto the dehumanising law.

Chase Strangio, deputy director for transgender justice at the American Civil Liberties Union...

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