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Court hears arguments on Alabama trans youth treatment ban

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has asked an appellate court to let the state outlaw the use of puberty blockers and hormones to treat transgender children. Some parents argued the measure violates their right to…

Court sets fall arguments on trans youth treatment ban

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender minors. Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to lift an injunction and let…

Transgender medication law in Alabama blocked by judge

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge has blocked part of an Alabama law that makes it a felony to give gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender minors. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke issued…

Alabama outlaws gender-affirming medicines for trans kids

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It’s now a crime in Alabama to administer or prescribe gender-affirming puberty blockers and hormones to transgender people under age 19. The new law took effect Sunday. A federal judge continues…

Alabama's new transgender care felony faces federal test

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A doctor testified that it would be devastating for transgender kids if Alabama outlaws the use of gender-affirming medications for adolescents. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke heard evidence Thursday on a…

Alabama's new transgender care felony faces federal test

By KIMBERLY CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama’s law criminalizing the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender youth now faces a federal test. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke set a hearing Thursday on a request to block…

Hearing set in effort to block Alabama transgender law

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal judge will hear arguments next month on whether to block an Alabama law banning the use of gender-affirming medications to treat transgender people under age 19. U.S. District Judge Liles Burke set a May…

Parents challenge law banning treatment of trans kids

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Parents of transgender teens have filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn an Alabama law that makes it a crime for doctors to treat trans youth under 19 with puberty blockers or…

Trans kids fear Alabama laws targeting medicine, bathrooms

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Transgender kids and their parents say they feel attacked by a wave of Republican-sponsored legislation and policies aimed at trans youth. Bills have been introduced to ban gender-affirming care and block…

Trans youth medication ban passed by Alabama lawmakers

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have approved sweeping legislation that would outlaw transgender youth's access to gender-affirming medications. They also approved a separate measure that would require students to use bathrooms corresponding to their…

Alabama bill seeks to ban hormone treatments for trans youth

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama lawmakers have advanced legislation that would prohibit transgender minors from being given puberty blockers, hormones or surgeries to affirm their gender identity. The House Judiciary Committee approved the Senate-passed legislation…

Alabama bill seeks to ban hormone treatments for trans youth

By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Senate has approved a proposal that would prohibit transgender minors from being treated with puberty-blockers, hormone treatment or surgery to affirm their gender identity. Senators voted 24-6 for the…