. Arkansas governor vetoes bill that would bar transgender treatments for youth « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Reuters – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Monday vetoed a bill that would have made the state the first in the country to prevent doctors from providing certain types of care to transgender youth.

At least 16 other states are considering similar legislation, which transgender advocates have attacked, saying that cutting off badly needed care to adolescents would inevitably lead to more suicides. Civil rights organizations have also pledged to sue to stop any such measures that might pass.

Learn how transgender rights are under threat across America at Reuters.

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