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Examining the organizations pushing for anti-trans bills in state legislatures

The Rev. David Chatel speaks during a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-transgender legislation introduced in Alabama on March 30, 2021 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Julie Bennett/Getty Images)
The Rev. David Chatel speaks during a rally at the Alabama State House to draw attention to anti-transgender legislation introduced in Alabama on March 30, 2021 in Montgomery, Alabama. (Julie Bennett/Getty Images)

Madison Pauly, a reporter at Mother Jones, obtained emails between several conservative organizations and state lawmakers. She found a coordinated effort at the state level that’s resulted in a recent wave of bills restricting gender-affirmative care for transgender youth.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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