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These are stories pertaining to the Legislative Session for Arkansas

Law Banning Transgender Medical Care for Arkansas Youth Sent to Governor's Desk

Opponents of HB1570 are urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto the bill, which passed the Arkansas Senate this week.
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Opponents of HB1570 are urging Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto the bill, which passed the Arkansas Senate this week.

A proposed measure to ban transgender minors in Arkansas from receiving gender-affirming health care, and penalizing medical providers who attempt to deliver it, was approved Monday by the state legislature. The bill now sits on Governor Asa Hutchinson's desk awaiting his signature. Northwest Arkansas family practice physician Dr. Stephanie Ho, who treats transgender youth, says if enacted, the law will cause harm. 

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