Chief Judge Jeffrey Sutton just issued a complete smackdown of the American Civil Liberty Union’s (ACLU) case against laws preventing minors from receiving “gender affirming care,” simultaneously affirming recent laws in Tennessee and Kentucky seeking to protect children from puberty blocking drugs and hormones.
While many celebrated that recent decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals overturning the preliminary injunction against Alabama’s law banning transgender surgeries and hormones for minors, Cornell Law professor and founder of popular legal website Legal Insurrection William Jacobson said the fight to protect children from harmful medical treatments is far from over.
A recent decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, Alabama could soon be able to enforce the Vulnerable Child Protection Act (VCAP), which bans transgender surgeries and hormones for minors.
On Thursday, Marshall announced a multi-state brief supporting Missouri’s law banning transgender surgeries and pharmaceuticals for minors.
At a recent meeting of the Autauga County GOP, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall spoke at length about his office’s ongoing battle defending Alabama’s blocked law prohibiting transgender surgeries and medications for minors.
While currently defending Alabama’s Vulnerable Child Protection Act (VCAP) in the state, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall joins briefs in several states that enacted similar laws.
On Wednesday, 1819 News learned State Health Officer Scott Harris was personally reaching out to lawmakers and other state officials to dispute an 1819 News report regarding remarks he had offered earlier in the week at the so-called "Substance Use and Social Justice Symposium" at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB).
Alabama's State Health Officer Scott Harris, who heads the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), said his department was "appalled" by Alabama laws addressing transgender issues.
The State of Alabama has won a small victory as it continues to fight challenges to its 2022 ban on transgender surgeries and hormones for people under 19.
Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall led a second amicus brief to defend an Arkansas ban on transgender medical procedures for underaged persons.
The Alabama State Board of Education (BOE) met Thursday to vote on several hot-button issues in the state, but an anticipated issue was left off the agenda.
A federal appeals court ruled that Arkansas cannot enforce its law banning transgender hormone treatment for minors, a law virtually identical to one passed by the Alabama Legislature earlier this year making its way through the federal courts.
A federal appeals court will hear arguments in November over Alabama’s efforts to outlaw the use of transgender medications for minors.
The Food and Drug Administration is warning of potential side effects in certain puberty-blocking drugs used in transgender treatments.
Attorney General Steve Marshall and the Alabama Center for Law and Liberty have filed briefs challenging the injunction against a law that would ban transgender surgeries and hormone treatments for minors.
Alabama was the first state to make it a crime to administer or prescribe puberty blockers and hormones to kids who identify as transgender. The new law took effect Sunday.