Greg Gianforte Usa state Montana county Liberty state Republican-Led lgbtq information Transgender Greg Gianforte Usa state Montana county Liberty state Republican-Led

Zooey Zephyr Sues Montana GOP After Being Banned From House Floor

Reading now: 273
www.newsweek.com

speaking against the legislation on the House floor, Zephyr argued that forcing a transgender child to go through puberty would be "tantamount to torture" and that she hopes the bill's supporters will "see the blood" on their hands.The battle comes as Republican-led states across the country continue passing legislation targeting gender-affirming care and other rights of the transgender community.

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signed the bill into law last week, making it the 19th state to enact bans on gender-affirming care for minors.According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), at least 469 bills targeting LGBTQ rights have been introduced in current legislative sessions.Zephyr is now mounting a legal challenge to the ban, arguing it violates both her First Amendment rights, as well as the rights of her constituents, she said in a statement released by the ACLU on Monday."This effort by House leadership to silence me and my constituents is a disturbing and terrifying affront to democracy itself," she said.

Read more on newsweek.com
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA