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U.S. Rep. Moore sponsors legislation banning taxpayer funding for research about sex-changes for minors

U.S. Rep. Barry Moore (R-Enterprise) is sponsoring legislation that would ban gender researchers from receiving taxpayer funding if they lead studies facilitating transgender sex-changes for minors.

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AG Marshall signs on letter expressing concern over Eventbrite’s unpublishing of speaker against child sex change procedures

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall signed onto a letter on Wednesday expressing concern over event management website Eventbrite’s unpublishing of an event where a guest speaker is slated to talk about the dangers of sex change procedures for minors. 

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Tuberville co-sponsors legislation banning federal funding for transgender research involving minors — 'Taxpayers shouldn't be forced to pay for these extreme and reckless practices'

U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is co-sponsoring legislation to prohibit federal funding for sex-reassignment research on minors.

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Cornell Law professor William Jacobson praises Alabama law banning trans treatments for minors — 'The organized medical community has been completely corrupted'

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.

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AG Marshall leads brief supporting Tennessee, Kentucky bans on so-called gender-affirming care for minors

While Alabama is currently fighting to defend its law banning hormonal and surgical treatment on minors, Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is leading briefs supporting states fighting similar battles in court.

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AG Marshall gives hopeful outlook on defending Alabama law preventing transgender surgeries, medications 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.

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AG Marshall files briefs in multiple states defending bans on transition surgeries, drugs

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.

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State Health Officer Scott Harris: ADPH ‘appalled,’ ‘outraged’ by state's transgender laws

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.

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Birmingham-based Shipt once touted by Ivey labeled 'high risk' for viewpoint discrimination — Has donated to ACLU, BLM, Human Rights Campaign

A Birmingham-based company that was once praised by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey received a “high risk” score from an organization that rates companies based on their hostility to particular viewpoints.

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UAB doctor walks back comments on teen's suicide — 'This was never my intent'

The Alabama Doctor who came under fire for her statements on a transgender teen’s suicide has now walked back her choice of words.

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UAB, Children's of Alabama pediatrician details youth transgender treatment offerings; Says kids can ‘try on’ different identities

Following information revealed about Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s transgender practices, 1819 News took a look at practices at UAB and Children's of Alabama.