Ron DeSantis during a joint session for his State of the State speech Tuesday, Mar. Ron DeSantis during a joint session for his State of the State speech Tuesday, Mar. An AP analysis of statehouse bills to restrict gender-affirming care for youths found passages identical or nearly identical to Do No Harm’s model legislation in Montana , Arkansas and Iowa . Republican supporters of bills restricting or banning gender-affirming care often cite Cole’s story. Report for America is a nonprofit national service program that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on undercovered issues.