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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds said she is “disappointed” in a District Court ruling that state law banning taxpayer-funded sex-change surgeries is unconstitutional.

“We are reviewing the decision with our legal team and exploring all options moving forward,” said a statement from her office.