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Appeals Court Reinstates Alabama Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth

HeadlineAug 23, 2023

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of an Alabama law banning gender-affirming care for trans youth, including providing hormone treatments and puberty blockers. The Trump-appointed three-judge panel overturned an injunction by a lower court against the ban. All major medical groups have backed gender-affirming care, which is considered life-saving for many.

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