Parents of transgender kids seek to block DeSantis ban on gender-affirming care for minors
May 19, 2023
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The parents of three transgender children in Florida are trying to get a federal judge to block a new law that bans gender-affirming care for minors, a signature policy of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis as he nears his presidential campaign.
U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle on Friday heard arguments from an attorney representing the three families in a case that argues they are being stripped of the right to make medical decisions for their children.
DeSantis has curtailed transgender medical treatments for minors in the state — often describing the issue in term...
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