Trans North Carolinians and Montanans Are Suing Their States Over Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

Posted on AllSides October 13th, 2023
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Transgender and intersex people in two states filed lawsuits against the governments of North Carolina and Montana this week, pushing back against new Republican-sponsored laws they say are unconstitutional. On Wednesday, October 11, the family of a trans boy — joined by LGBTQ+ rights organizations including PFLAG and represented in part by Lambda Legal — filed a suit against North Carolina officials. The lawsuit claims that House Bill 808, which Republicans overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto to pass in August, violates the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment. A...

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