Elections matter. Biden administration will prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity by health care organizations that receive federal funding.

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Federal courts have already set the precedent for this, but the previous administration refused to recognize the rule of law (in this or anything else.)

Arkansas, of course, has declared itself a sovereign power when it comes to discriminating against LGBTQ people. You need only declare it’s your religion to discriminate and the governor and legislature of Arkansas say you’re good to go.

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Perhaps, someday, a federal court will introduce the Arkansas legislature to a refresher course in federal law, the U.S. Constitution and Marbury v. Madison.

 

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