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Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

Ron DeSantis’ Relentless War on Trans Kids Hits a New Low

Mother Jones illustration; Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/ZUMA Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.When Emile Fox learned that the Florida Board of Medicine, the rule-making body for doctors in his state, was considering banning transgender medical care for youth, he thought about his own transition. Fox, a…

Lady Bird Johnson Was a Falcon of a First Lady

Mother Jones illustration; Penguin Random House Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.Lady Bird Johnson always fit the mold of a certain old-fashioned, stereotypical presidential wife: self-effacing, devoted to her generally unfaithful and domineering husband, not particularly…

Are Conservative Policies Killing Us?

Mother Jones illustration; Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. In 2013, a research team comprised of some of the nation’s top epidemiologists and demographers compared…