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ACLU Sues to Block Arkansas 'Safe Act'

Arkansas plaintiffs, 15-year old Dylan Brandt, and his mother Joanna, claim not having access to gender affirming medical care will be devastating.

ACLU of Arkansas has sued the state from deploying a new law scheduled to go into effect this summer that bans gender-affirming medical care to Arkansas trans youth and levies penalities against physicians who attempt deliver such care.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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