Mississippi House OKs ban on minors’ gender-confirming care


www.wxxv25.com – Associated Press – 2023-01-20 07:54:23

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Rep. Nick Bain, R-Corinth, right, answers a question from Rep. Edward Blackmon Jr., D-Canton, during a discussion over a transgender youth bill in the Mississippi House in Jackson, Miss., on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Mississippi House voted Thursday to ban gender-confirming care for minors, joining about a dozen other conservative states in trying to restrict health care access for young transgender people.

Republican Rep. Nick Bain said in response to Democrats’…

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