Louisiana Lawmakers Pass Ban on Transition Care for Transgender Minors

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
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Louisiana lawmakers have voted to make the state the latest to prevent transgender minors from having access to gender-transition care, advancing legislation that would ban hormone treatments, puberty blockers and surgeries for young people. It was unclear on Wednesday how Gov. John Bel Edwards would respond to the legislation, or if his input would make a difference. Mr. Edwards, the lone Democratic governor in the Deep South, has voiced opposition, yet the bill passed through the Republican-controlled State Legislature by a wide-enough margin to override a veto. Supporters of the...

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