U.S. District Court Judge Robert Hinkle didn’t mince words in his barnburner of an opinion striking down Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ draconian anti-trans bill. In his opinion for Doe v. Ladapo, Hinkle wrote: “Pushing individuals away from their transgender identity is not a legitimate state interest.”
On a new episode of Boom! Lawyered, Jess and Imani break down the decision and what’s next for trans rights in the Sunshine State.
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