Mississippi Set To Ban Trans Surgeries Or Drugs For Children Under 18
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- Mississippi is on the cusp of banning sex change surgeries and drugs for trans children under 18 – as a wave of bans continues to sweep the US.
- House Bill 1125 would make it illegal for healthcare providers to administer puberty blockers, hormone treatment or gender-affirming surgeries to minors.
- It was passed in the state Senate yesterday in a split partisan vote 33-15. Gov. Tate Reeves, a Republican who is running for reelection, confirmed he intends to sign the bill into law.
- Mississippi will join more than half a dozen states moving to put legal restrictions on pharmaceutical interventions for young people with gender dysphoria. Federally, there is no age limit on when trans Americans can be given the drugs or surgeries
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