Opponents warn that private businesses will use the law to do things like deny birth control coverage to their employees, and the legislation could blow holes in local laws that ban discrimination.
A pediatrician said the proposed ban would make the already difficult path for transgender youth to obtain medical care ‘even more torturous and virtually impossible to navigate.’
On presidential campaign ropes, Florida Governor recounts conservative victories in legislative address
Ahead of Iowa, DeSantis used the opportunity as a victory lap for conservative themes he pushed through the Legislature last year.
The lone Democratic Governor in the Deep South has reached the end of his tenure after eight years.
Houston County argues that the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that prohibits firing people because they are transgender doesn’t apply to health insurance.
‘I just want to ask you people who thought it humorous to publicly ridicule him. Are you happy now? What crime did he commit?’
Still, it’s possible Democrats may cry foul.
The new General Assembly maps appear to give Republicans a solid chance to retain their current veto-proof House and Senate majorities in the 2024 elections.
‘I put politics out the window, and I made the best decisions I could to save as many lives as possible.’
‘There is not one treatment that is offered to transgender patients in North Carolina that is not also offered to the rest of the patients in their care.’