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California Bans State-Funded Travel to 17 States with Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws

HeadlineJun 29, 2021

California will restrict state-funded travel to Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota and West Virginia, bringing to 17 the number of states sanctioned by California over their discriminatory policies toward LGBTQ+ people. California Attorney General Rob Bonta cited recently passed laws banning transgender youth from playing sports and blocking access to life-saving gender-affirming healthcare.

Attorney General Rob Bonta: “There is a coordinated attack against our fundamental civil rights. And the fact is, when states discriminate against LGBTQ Americans, California law requires our office to take action. And that’s what we’re doing today.”

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