Ohio House of Representatives upholds trans surgery ban for minors, overrides DeWine’s veto – NaturalNews.com
Written by GRB on 15/01/2024
Ohio House of Representatives upholds trans surgery ban for minors, overrides DeWine’s veto
The Ohio House of Representatives has voted to uphold the state’s transgender surgery ban for minors by overriding the veto of Republican Governor Mike DeWine.
House Bill 68, which was vetoed on December 29, 2023, received 65 votes in favor and 28 votes against from the members of the House. (Related: Transgender extremist attacked lawmaker, police officer after Oklahoma House voted to ban child “sex changes.”)
DeWine argued that it would prevent parents from making crucial medical decisions for their trans-identified children.
“Many parents have told me that their child would be dead today if they had not received the treatment they received from an Ohio children’s hospital. Were I to sign Substitute House Bill 68 or were Substitute House Bill 68 to become law, Ohio would be saying that the State, that the government, knows what is best medically for a child rather than the two people who love that child the most, the parents,” DeWine stated.
He subsequently signed an executive order in the first week of 2024, banning sex-change surgeries for minors while still permitting the prescription of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones.
State Representative Melanie Miller, a Republican from Ashland, praised the decision: “This was a vote to protect women and children. We must protect our children from making life-altering decisions at such an early age – decisions that they will never be able to reverse. Moms and dads always need to be a part of these critical decisions. When it comes to women’s athletics, this vote ensures that females can compete on a level playing field and not against biological males.”
Watch Dr. Pam Popper explains the side effects of gender-affirming care below.
This video is from the Wellness Forum Health channel on Brighteon.com.
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