North Dakota Health Care Ban Lawsuit

The episode focuses on a recent press conference announcing North Dakota families’ lawsuit against the gender-affirming health care ban for minors, featuring poignant testimonies from affected families.

The Gender Justice Brief
The Gender Justice Brief
North Dakota Health Care Ban Lawsuit

Brittany Stewart, Senior Staff Attorney, as lead counsel, explains the legal arguments challenging the ban’s constitutionality under the North Dakota State Constitution, covering equal protection, parental rights, personal autonomy, and due process.

The discussion also touches on North Dakota’s legislative context, highlighting the anti-trans bills that passed during the last legislative session.

Community reactions in North Dakota have been supportive of the efforts to challenge the ban, and key partners in the lawsuit include our co-counsel Ciresi Conlin LLP and The Lawyering Project.

The episode concludes by outlining the next steps in the legal process.

About The Gender Justice Brief

The Gender Justice Brief is hosted by Erin Hart, Communications Director at Gender Justice, and produced by Gunther Michael Jahnl and Audra Grigus.

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