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Birth certificates

BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal court in Montana granted a transgender woman and transgender man’s request for a preliminary injunction to block a state law passed in 2021 that requires transgender individuals who wish to amend their original birth certificate to submit to the Department of Public Health and Human Services a form “attesting to gender transition or providing government-issued identification displaying the correct sex designation or providing a certified court order indicating a gender change."

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