ARKANSAS OVERRIDES VETO ON YOUTH TRANSGENDER SURGERY
. . .Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday made the state the first to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth, enacting the prohibition over the governor’s objections.
The Republican-controlled House and Senate voted to override GOP Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto of the measure, which prohibits doctors from providing gender confirming hormone treatment, puberty blockers or surgery to anyone under 18 years old, or from referring them to other providers for the treatment. . . .
#BREAKING (AP): Arkansas becomes the first state to ban gender confirming treatments and surgery for transgender youth. The Republican-controlled state legislature voted to override the governor's veto of the measure.
— WMAL News (@wmalnews) April 6, 2021
. . . The Arkansas House voted 72-25 to override Gov. Hutchinson’s veto of HB1570, a bill that prohibits gender affirming treatment for transgender youth. . . .
Share your prayers for more states to take a stand like Arkansas. . .
(Excerpt from Citizen Free Press. Photo Credit: Getty Images.)
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