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Arkansas governor vetoes trans ban bill

Arkansas governor vetoes trans ban bill

(Reuters) – Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Monday vetoed a bill that would have made the state the first in the country to prevent doctors from providing certain types of care to transgender youth. But his veto could be overridden by a simple majority vote in the Arkansas Senate and House, which passed the bill […]

US: Arkansas to ban trans care for minors

Arkansas lawmakers voted this week to stop doctors from providing gender transition-related care to minors, a measure which – if signed into law by the Republican governor – would make it the first US state to ban such treatment for transgender youth. Healthcare professionals who provide puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, or gender-affirming surgery to minors, […]

BREAKING: Wal-Mart CEO Asks Governor Hutchinson to Veto H.B. 1228

BREAKING: Wal-Mart CEO Asks Governor Hutchinson to Veto H.B. 1228

In response to the Arkansas House sending Governor Asa Hutchinson H.B. 1228 to sign into law, Wal-Mart released a statement from its CEO, Doug McMillan, asking the governor to veto the bill. H.B. 1228 would permit discrimination against LGBT people, people of color, religious minorities, women and other minority groups across the state based on “sincerely-held religious […]

US : Thousands March Against New Anti-Gay Law In Indiana

US : Thousands March Against New Anti-Gay Law In Indiana

Around 2,000 people marched in Indiana on Saturday (28th) against the state’s new anti-gay law, called the Restoration of Religious Freedom Act, carrying signs that said: “No Hate In Our State”, and also carrying rainbow flags. Ed Murray, the openly-gay mayor of Seattle, has said he will ban his employees from going to Indiana on […]