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California announced last week that it has added Iowa to the list of countries on its ever-growing “travel ban” list because of the state of the new prohibition against the financing of gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid.
The announcement by attorney General Xavier Becerra means that as of Oct. 4, California, not from the taxpayer-funded trips to Iowa, for any public employee or a student at a state University.
Becerra’s authority came out of a 2016 California law signed by then-Gov. Jerry Brown that bars state-funded travel to other States, that the undercut LGBT rights. The black list already Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Texas, Oklahoma, and Mississippi are included.
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The conservatives have to bother as the law is ineffective, possibly unconstitutional and hypocritical. The state’s sports teams have survived on private funding, in order to have the restrictions, according to The Los Angeles Times.
“The Iowa legislature has reversed course on what is said, according to the settled case law under the Iowa Civil Rights Act, the abolition of protective measures for those who gender-affirming health care,” Becerra said in a statement. “California has a clear position against discrimination and the measures taken by the government, which would have allowed him.”
The uproar began after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in March that the taxpayers can be forced to be sang to pay for their sex-change Operation. Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds signed, to override a law effective that decision two months later.
“This narrow provision simply clarifies that the Iowa Civil Rights Act does not require taxpayer dollars to pay for the gender reassignment, and other similar operations,” Reynolds spokesman Pat Garrett said in a statement at the time. “This gives us what was the state of the position for years.”
At the Federal level, the Trump administration, a Rollback of the Obama era has been the determination of sex included discrimination on the basis of the prohibitions under existing law, the protection for gender identity.
The health and Human Services Department, in may, angered progressive supporters with rules, the two doctors may not perform certain operations, and stated that “gender identity” was protected under the sex discrimination law in health care.
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“Everyone deserves to treated with dignity and respect,” said Roger Severino, who heads the HHS Office for Civil Rights. “We intend to fully enforce Federal laws that prohibit discrimination.”
The question about the charge, the administration has opened the door to discrimination against transgender people, the need for medical assistance of any kind, Severino responded, “I don’t want to see that happen.”
Fox News’ Sam Dorman contributed to this report.