Republicans Are Spending Millions on Election Ads Attacking Trans Kids
GOP candidates and anti-LGBTQ groups have spent tens of millions of dollars on attack ads and mailed flyers targeting transgender youth ahead of the 2022 midterms, a Human Rights Campaign report has found.
According to the report, candidates and their allies have spent at least $50 million on anti-LGBTQ attack ads that primarily target trans youth, with ads —full of fearmongering and misinformation—appearing in at least 25 U.S. states, including Arizona, California, Georgia, and Florida. Many employ common themes and include harmful misinformation about critical gender-affirming healthcare.
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio...