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The 2016 ruling prohibits government-funded travel to states with anti-LGBTQ laws. State Sen. Toni Atkins argues the ban hasn’t worked as intended and instead recommends an acceptance campaign in red states.
The Republican-dominated state Assembly has quickly overridden Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto on a bill that would ban gender-affirming care for trans youth. The override passed with a 29-8 vote; just one Republican voted against.
  • Idaho state Senate Minority Leader Melissa Wintrow, regarding a bill that would make it a criminal offense to help pregnant minors get an abortion across state lines without parental consent; if convicted, the penalty could be two to five years in prison. Supporters of the bill call the potential crime “abortion trafficking,” while opponents questioned the legality of the legislation since federal law regulates interstate travel. Idaho only allows the procedure to be performed in cases of rape, incest or if the mother would die without one. (NPR — March 30, 2023)