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Judge Blocks Arkansas Ban on Gender-Affirming Health Care for Minors

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lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union on behalf of four transgender youth and their families as well as two doctors.

The decision doesn’t strike down the law but blocks it while the suit proceeds. It was set to go into effect July 28.Arkansas lawmakers in April overrode Gov.

Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the legislation, making it the first state to pass such a law. It would ban puberty blockers and hormone treatment for anyone under 18, in addition to gender-affirming surgery, which is not generally performed on minors anyway.

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