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South Dakota Anti-Trans Bill Fails to Advance

HeadlineFeb 11, 2020

A South Dakota Senate committee has deferred action on House Bill 1057, effectively killing the controversial anti-transgender legislation. The bill would have criminalized doctors for providing transition-related healthcare to trans youth. The “no” vote came after a sustained campaign against the bill led by transgender activists and youth. Click here to see our coverage of this story with the ACLU’s Chase Strangio and the Oscar-nominated trans director Yance Ford.

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