Marjorie Taylor Greene leads GOP drive to criminalize gender-affirming care for transgender youth

Clay Higgins reportedly among co-sponsors who want to make giving such care a felony

By: - September 20, 2022 5:15 pm

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, leads a press conference Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, outside the U.S. Capitol on her legislation to make it a felony to perform gender-affirming care on transgender youth. (Photo by Jennifer Shuttl/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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