Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, pictured in 2019, on Monday said the bill banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender youth would set “new standards of legislative interference with physicians and parents as they deal with some of the most complex and sensitive matters involving young people.”

Asa Hutchinson, governor of Arkansas, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Hutchinson discussed what Arkansas is doing to brace for more severe flooding in the state. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images