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GOP AGs Support Alabama Ban on Medical Care for Trans Kids

July 6, 2022, 3:28 PM

Fifteen Republican attorneys general are urging the Eleventh Circuit to overturn a partial injunction against Alabama’s recently enacted law criminalizing gender-affirming medical care for children.

In rejecting the state’s argument that transitioning medications are experimental, the trial court found the plaintiffs cited at least 22 major medical associations in the US that “endorse transitioning medications as well-established, evidence-based treatments for gender dysphoria in minors.”

But the organizations, including the American Medical Association, “are demonstrably motivated by politics, not science or the best interests of young people,” the attorneys general said in a friend of the court brief filed Tuesday in ...