The S.D. House has voted to stop hormone blockers/sex reassignment for kids

The S.D. House has voted to stop hormone blockers/sex reassignment for kids

The South Dakota House of Representatives has voted to advance a bill that would charge doctors that prescribe hormone blocking medicine or perform a sex reassignment surgery on a child under 16 with a misdemeanor. This has been met with severe criticism from Trans rights activists who think that the law is anti-Trans at it’s core and will do irreparable damage to trans children.

Tetranome
Tetranome
Biased comment
Biased comment 1 months

Finally. Genital mutilation should be illegal regardless of age as it does nothing to help the underlying. Society took a wrong turn when it started doing this and it needs corrected

Stephen
Stephen 1 months

Misleading headline, the bill is in regards to puberty blockers, a permanently damaging untested set of drugs that have been pushed on people too young to be trusted to go to sleep at a reasonable hour. This practise is by its very nature, predatory. And it should be illegal.

Neonzz_
Neonzz_ 1 months

The surgeries the kids go through are unnecessary and harmful due to them being in the begging stages of life. Kids don't have the logic adults posses and can't decide for themselves even if their parents or one of their parents says they're trans for their own publicity.

PA_Patriot89
PA_Patriot89 1 months

Transgenderism is more of an ideology than a sexual orientation.

nsmith2016
nsmith2016 1 months

No way any kid is mature enough to make this kind of decision.

bobby_5150
bobby_5150 1 months

Not old enough to vote, but old enough to have your dick cut off?

Tyrant
Tyrant 1 months

I'm a leftist and pro LGBTQ and also agree with this.

GreenMachine
GreenMachine 1 months

These are kids. They can't vote, can't drink, can't drive, can't sign a contract, can't marry, haven't even achieved a high school diploma, and have the foresight slightly further than next week. Why would we expect them to make permanent life altering decisions? 18 years isn't too long of a wait. Then they can do what they want.

John Wilson
John Wilson 1 months

most kids change thier minds later. also if you block puberty you stunt not only physical growth but mental development. Puberty is way more than just gender changes. it's from child to adult, regardless if male or female. it's completely ignorant to think it just effects sexual characteristics. stop with the child abuse. these same ignorant people say gender is social construct, if it's not biological, why do you need "biological" hormones. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3410522/ The Role of Puberty in the Developing Adolescent Brain https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/24121203/ The influence of puberty on subcortical brain development

Seekster
Seekster 1 months

Stop mutilating kids!

Adam Marceau
Adam Marceau 1 months

never seen a more misleading headline

IvoryDove
IvoryDove 1 months

So far, all data says that you can't fix a mental illness with surgery or hormones. 45% suicide rate stands regardless of transition efforts because it doesn't fix the underlying problem... Mental illness.

6Million$Mansplainer
6Million$Mansplainer 1 months

Can we please get mother Jones removed from the approved sources list? Come on, this one isn't even funny.

Rhokanth
Rhokanth 1 months

Finally, some sanity in the world. Let adults make their own choices.

Sir_Kutz
Sir_Kutz 1 months

This is great news for the kids. Figures vary, but most who de-transition originally transitioned as adolescents. You can still let a child express themselves as they wish. Any transition can take place in adulthood. I mean we won’t even let them vape until they’re 21.

Fin
Fin 1 months

This is not a left right issue it's far more sober than that.. A child's right to be a kid n enjoy their childhood n explore who they are without being subjected to bs medical experimental meds

Grand Ol Propaganda
Grand Ol Propaganda 1 months

Republicans love transgender as long as they don't get caught. Same for abortions. They love them as long as they don't get caught....

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 1 months

There is hope for the children after all. God save them from batshit mothers and doctors with an agenda. Transitioning is big money these days.

Seth Racc
Seth Racc 1 months

I am rather socially liberal, a libertarian for the most part.I just don’t care what consenting adults do.See that key word there?ADULTS.Doing this to kids is fucking disgusting.

NikkiDV
NikkiDV 1 months

doesn't this bill contradict the oath taken by Drs. Do no harm. What is wrong with these people.

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