MS Governor Tate Reeves Signs Anti-Transgender Bill


Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signs as Republican lawmakers, activists and one of the most prominent anti-transgender media personalities look on Prohibition law Gender-affirming care for people under the age of 18.

Downstairs, a small group of transgender allies and activists had gathered around cellphones and listened to state leaders.

Rob Hill, state director of the Human Rights Campaign, has been following the bill since it began session earlier in the year.

“My initial reaction to this was sadness because I knew how this would affect families of transgender children in Mississippi who are already very vulnerable. That changed as it passed through the House and Senate and is now on the governor’s desk.For his signature,” Hill said just before the signing ceremony began. I’m mad at the governor and lawmakers who made the decision.”

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