Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) civil rights organization, applauded the Department of Justice’s filing of a federal lawsuit against the State of Tennessee challenging the constitutionality of the recently enacted S.B. 1, that bans age-appropriate, medically necessary gender-affirming care for transgender youth. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Bill Lee last month.
The Department of Justice previously intervened in litigation brought by HRC, GLAD, NCLR, SPLC and our partner law firms challenging Alabama’s ban on gender affirming care for youth.
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