In Transgender Case, Supreme Court Strikes A Blow Against Nationwide Injunctions

By Bo Beard | April 26, 2024

Medical procedures

In a crucial Supreme Court decision, judges addressed a legal challenge concerning Idaho's "Vulnerable Child Protection Act," which was enacted in 2023.

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While many observers have focused on the potential implications of this decision for future transgender-related cases, the primary significance of the justices’ response lies in how they handle significant and contentious laws brought before them for review. By acting on Monday, the justices undermined the standard judicial process and the principle of respecting the consent of the governed. 

Transgender-related cases

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This law governed medical procedures aimed at altering the sex of children.