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Editorial: Senate panel stumbles on intersex rights

Editorial: Senate panel stumbles on intersex rights

By BAR Editorial Board

The state Legislature has been in session for only a couple of weeks and already, a state Senate committee has failed on intersex rights, voting down Senate Bill 201, which would have protected body autonomy of intersex people.

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