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These are stories pertaining to the Legislative Session for Arkansas

Arkansas Lawmakers Propose Measures Restricting Trans Youth Sport Participation, Health Care


The Arkansas Legislature is expected to pass a series of restrictive bills targeting transgender youth. Two measures aim to ban trans girls from participating in public scholastic sport consistent with their gender identity. Two additional bills bar minors from receiving trans-affirming medical care. 

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Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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