#AsaHutchinson

7 April.Arkansas City, KS, USA
Governor Asa Hutchinson termed the law as a "vast government overreach". (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The legislation will ban gender confirming treatments to transgender youth
  • Doctors will even be prohibited from referring to other other treatment providers
  • Arkansas Republican-controlled General Asembly voted Tuesday

6 April.Arkansas City, KS, USA
Governor Asa Hutchinson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas law school. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Asa was the former co-chair of the Council of Governors
  • Hutchinson was appointed as Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas by President Reagan
  • He won his first term in the House of Representatives in 1996

6 April.Arkansas City, KS, USA
A few weeks back Asa Hutchinson passed an anti-Trans sports bill. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AsaHutchinson)

  • The legislation will ban gender confirming treatments to transgender youth
  • Doctor will even be prohibited from referring to other other treatment providers
  •  However, Republicans can still implement the measure with a simple majority

26 March.Arkansas City, KS, USA
Asa Hutchinson becomes the second governor to approve such a restriction this year. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AsaHutchinson)

  • The law bans transgender women from competing in school sports consistent with their gender identity
  • There has been outrage from medical and child-welfare groups
  • Already in at least 20 state legislatures the GOP has pushed for similar bans this year

10 March.Little Rock, AR, USA
Asa Hutchinson is affiliated to the Republican party (Photo Credit: Twitter/@AsaHutchinson)

  • The bill fails to provide exceptions for pregnancies caused by incest or rape
  • Arkansas is one of the 14 states which have proposed similar actions
  • The bill can not be enforced for at least the next 90 days