DOJ sues Tennessee to block trans youth health care ban

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 27, 2023 7:02 PM CT | Published: April 27, 2023 3:18 PM CT

The DOJ Civil Rights Division argues SB1 violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment in part because it “denies necessary medical care to youth based solely on who they are.”


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Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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