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DeSantis defends anti-LGBTQ video shared by his campaign and calls it a ‘fair game’ attack on Trump

NEW YORK — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is defending an anti-LGBTQ video his campaign shared online that attacks rival Donald Trump for his past support of gay and transgender people, despite some of his fellow Republicans calling it homophobic. DeSantis, in an interview Wednesday on the podcast of conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, did not …

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Federal judge rejects Florida’s ban on Medicaid coverage on gender-affirming care

TALLAHASSEE — Calling the state’s policy “invidious discrimination” against transgender people, a federal judge ruled that Florida’s prohibition against Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming care such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle’s ruling Wednesday largely echoed a decision he issued earlier this month in …

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