Trump Administration Revokes Transgender Health Protection

The Trump administration finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care.

  • Published 13 June 2020

Washington (AP) — In a move applauded by President Donald Trump’s conservative religious base, his administration on Friday finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will enforce sex discrimination protections “according to the plain meaning of the word ‘sex’ as male or female and as determined by biology.” This rewrites an Obama-era regulation that sought a broader… Read at AP News