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We Stand with Trans People

This week we learned about the Trump administration memo that seeks to define gender as either male or female, based on genitalia recorded at birth (or subsequent genetic testing). This proposal would assign gender at birth and would not allow it to be changed over the course of a person's life.
 

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Issues Ruling That Will Close Nearly All Abortion Clinics in Louisiana

Yesterday evening, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a Louisiana law requiring physicians performing abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. This ruling will likely close most if not all clinics in the state.

The Louisiana law is nearly identical to the law that was overturned in the 2016 decision by the Supreme Court in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.