Arkansas Trans Law Blocked. Federal Judge Stops Ban on Transgender Youth Treatment From Taking Effect Until Lawsuit Resolved.
AFP Dylan Brandt (L) and Brooke Dennis are two of the Arkansas minors in the lawsuit that temporarily blocked a law denying transgender minors access to hormonal treatments or surgical operations
Washington (AFP) – A US federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a law in the state of Arkansas that denies transgender minors access to hormonal treatments or surgical operations.
Judge James Moody in federal court in Little Rock, Arkansas granted the plaintiffs — four transgender youths, their parents and two doctors — a preliminary injunction stopping the law from coming into effect until a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the measure has been resolved.
“We are going to fight this law, as far and as long as we need to,