Civil Rights Groups File Lawsuit Against City of Florence Ordinances Used to Silence and Intimidate Confederate Monument Protesters
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Two Alabama families filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging a recently passed law that criminalizes medical professionals who provide care to transgender adolescents with up to 10 years in prison. The families say being denied medically necessary care will be devastating for their children.
Today, the Alabama Legislature passed House Bill 322. This is an egregious attack on Alabama transgender youth by state lawmakers. Make no mistake, this legislation is part of a systematic and growing attack on trans people, particularly trans youth, in all aspects of life.
The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Alabama, Lambda Legal, Transgender Law Center, and Cooley LLP announced today plans to file a legal challenge to proposed legislation in Alabama that would criminalize medical professionals who provide gender-affirming care to transgender adolescents.
A federal appeals court has for the first time heard arguments in a case involving accurate gender markers on IDs for transgender people.
The U.S. Supreme Court today granted Alabama’s bid to temporarily halt a district court ruling that had required the state to redraw its new congressional map to comply with the Voting Rights Act.