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Alabama Uses SCOTUS Decision to Go After Gender-Affirming Care for All

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U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Alabama has used the ruling in an attempt to prohibit gender-affirming health care to trans youth and to trans adults.Affirming fears from LGBTQ+ rights groups about what the decision could mean for queer rights, the state is seeking to lift a federal court's injunction that blocked an April law that made providing puberty blockers or hormones to youth a felony offense.

Those found guilty of doing so could be punished with up to 10 years in prison.Alabama’s attorney general’s office filed a brief Monday that made similar arguments found in the SCOUTS decision, according to the Associated Press.

Namely, the state argues that gender-affirming care isn’t “deeply rooted in our history or traditions,” which is directly taken from the Dobbs v.

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