ACLU Asks Supreme Court To Block Tennessee Ban On Gender-Affirming Care For Trans Youth

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2023
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case involving the state’s ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth.

In the petition filed Wednesday, the ACLU is asking the Supreme Court to review a decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit that allowed the Tennessee ban to go into effect. The ACLU is arguing that the state’s ban violates the 14th Amendment’s equal protection clause and the rights of parents to make medical decisions for their children.


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