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Medical Treatments For Transgender Youth

Backers of the bill that would block doctors from prescribing drugs or performing surgery to change the gender of a child, Rep Ron Hood (R-Ashville), Rep Bill Dean (R-Xenia), Aaron Baer, President of Citizens for Community Values.
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Ohio Public Radio
Backers of the bill that would block doctors from prescribing drugs or performing surgery to change the gender of a child, Rep Ron Hood (R-Ashville), Rep Bill Dean (R-Xenia), Aaron Baer, President of Citizens for Community Values.

Two Ohio Republicans put forth a plan last week that would penalize doctors who provide gender-identity medical treatment to transgender youths.

The news generated national headlines and galvanized both supporters and opponents of the bill by state Reps. Ron Hood (R-Ashville) and Bill Dean (R-Xenia).

Coming up All Sides With Ann Fisher: Separating fact from fiction on providing medical care for transgender youths in Ohio and beyond.

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