West Virginia’s legislature passed a bill Friday banning “transgender” surgical procedures and drugs being prescribed to children.
The bill, which passed the state Senate 30-2, is headed to Gov. Jim Justice’s (R) desk for a signature. However, Justice has not taken a public stance on the bill.
The House version of the bill passed 84-10.
If Justice signs the bill, West Virginia will join a growing number of states halting the irreversible, medically dubious treatment for children.
West Virginia’s bill would ban persons under the age of 18 from receiving puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and genital mutilation surgeries. Read more…