Oklahoma governor urges action on anti-transgender medicine
October 5, 2022
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill Tuesday targeting medical treatments for transgender youth and called on the GOP-controlled Legislature to impose a statewide ban when it returns in February.
The bill signed by the first-term Republican, who is up for reelection next month, authorizes more than $108 million in federal funds from the American Rescue Plan Act for health services at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center.
It prohibits any of the money from being used for gender reassignment medical treatment on children under 18 years old. Oklahoma Children's H...