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Anti-trans laws face legal roadblocks in several states

A raft of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation in mostly Republican-led states faces mounting legal challenges. Twenty states have put into place bans or severe restrictions on transition-related medical care for minors, but measures in at least five of those states have now been permanently or temporarily blocked from taking effect. White House Correspondent Laura Barrón-López reports.

Anti-trans laws face legal roadblocks in several states

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