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Families sue to stop Missouri’s trans health care ban from going into effect next month

Posted on AllSides July 27th, 2023
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A lawsuit to block Missouri’s ban on gender-affirming care was filed in a state court in Cole County earlier this week. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson (R) signed S.B. 49 into law in June. It bans all gender-affirming treatments, including reversible puberty blockers, for trans youth until August 2027. Any healthcare providers who violate the law risk losing their license. The law also bans both adults in Missouri state prisons and adults on the state’s Medicaid program from accessing gender-affirming care. The law goes into effect on August 28, but a...

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