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SCOTUS Takes on Trans Kids’ Health in New Culture War Front

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2024
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The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to weigh whether or not a Tennessee law banning specific gender-affirming care for minors breaches the Constitution, marking the first time that the justices will consider arguments around medical treatments for trans children.

The Biden administration is challenging a ruling from a lower court that upheld the state ban on treatments including hormones and surgeries for children who experience gender dysphoria. Other Republican-led states have similarly taken steps to restrict transgender access to healthcare.

Arguments are expected to take place in the court’s next...

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