Day 35: lawmakers stood for spa shooting victims and debated treatment for trans kids.

Lawmakers Day 35 03/16/23 Lawmakers

Premiered March 16, 2023
Lawmakers Day 35 03/16/23

Two years after their deaths, the AAPI Caucus remembered Atlanta’s spa shooting victims. Rep. Michelle Au (D—Johns Creek) said the fight for stricter gun laws is ongoing. SB 140, prohibiting hormone therapy or gender reassignment surgeries on trans minors, was passed in the House after contentious debate. Democrats argued the bill will raise already high suicide rates among transgender youth.

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