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Families and Doctors Sue Over Trans Health Care Ban in Alabama

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signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey last week, threatens health care professionals with up to 10 years in prison for violation.

It prohibits doctors from prescribing hormone treatment to trans youth and bans gender-affirming surgery on minors — though such surgeries are mostly unheard of.

The law also forces schools to tell a student's parents or guardians if a student's gender identity is different from that assigned at birth.Two doctors and two families with transgender children filed suit Monday in U.S.

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