Idaho and Ohio - gender-affirming care bans won't go into effect

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Due to a preliminary injunction, an Idaho law that would ban gender-affirming care such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy for minors will not go into effect. The ruling stated that prohibiting such medically accepted practices "violates the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause under the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution."

Ohio's governor had vetoed a bill that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors, saying that the consequences of such a ban "could not be more profound" for children with gender dysphoria and their families.

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