Federal judge blocks Trump from rolling back Obamacare protections — citing justice he appointed
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On Monday, a federal district judge in New York blocked the Trump administration's new rule excluding transgender protections from the Affordable Care Act.


In his decision, Judge Frederic Block cited the Supreme Court's ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County — the pro-LGBTQ ruling recently handed down by Trump-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch.

Slate legal writer Mark Joseph Stern broke down the implications of the new ruling.