WABE that the attorney general will do his job, which includes defending any law passed by the General Assembly and signed by the governor, including the ban on gender-affirming care.
At least 20 other states with Republican-dominated legislatures, in addition to Georgia, have passed laws restricting gender-affirming care.
But several of those laws have been blocked by the courts. Earlier this month, a federal court struck down an Arkansas law prohibiting gender-affirming care as unconstitutional.Judges have blocked similar bans in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Indiana from taking effect on the grounds that they may be unconstitutional.
Additionally, the ACLU and its Oklahoma affiliate secured a binding agreement with Oklahoma’s attorney general that effectively prevents the state from enforcing its own ban.The plaintiffs in the Georgia case argue that puberty blockers, which are allowed under the law, are supposed to provide a stepping stone to hormone therapy, which is banned under the law.