Court Allows Trans Care Bans to Stand

Posted on AllSides September 29th, 2023
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A federal appeals court declined to block laws in Kentucky and Tennessee that prohibit doctors from prescribing gender-affirming treatments to transgender-identifying youth suffering from gender dysphoria. On Thursday, in a 2-1 decision, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that lawmakers in both states’ Republican-dominated legislatures had made “precise cost-benefit decisions” in imposing the bans, and “did not trigger any reason for judges to second-guess” those decisions, reports The Associated Press. “Prohibiting citizens and legislatures from offering their perspectives on high-stakes medical policies, in which compassion for the child...

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