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Alabama Law Criminalizing Gender-Affirming Care for Youth Takes Effect

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Above: Protesters rally against anti-transgender legislation in AlabamaAlabama’s law criminalizing the provision of gender-affirming care to minors went into effect Sunday, and health care professionals, parents, and others are worried.Gov.

Kay Ivey signed a bill into law April 8 making it a felony to provide such care, with punishment for violation of up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.

It is the most extreme law on the matter in any state.In a lawsuit brought by parents of transgender children, a physician, a psychologist, and minister, U.S.

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