Arkansas criminalizes gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth

Arkansas criminalizes gender-affirming medical treatment for trans youth

A photograph of Transgender Pride flags waving in the wind

Flickr / Ted Eytan

Arkansas has become the first state to criminalize gender-affirming treatment for transgender youth after state lawmakers voted Tuesday to override Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the highly contested bill.

The ACLU is suing over the new law, which it says will have deadly consequences.

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