Category: Sexual Orientation

‘Goal Is to Protect Children,’ Lead Sponsor of Arkansas’ Transgender Bill Says

Arkansas has just become the first state in the country to pass legislation protecting minors from being prescribed puberty blockers or gender-hormone treatments, or from receiving gender-change surgery.

Arkansas state Rep. Robin Lundstrum, the lead sponsor for the bill, joins the “Problematic Women” podcast to explain why the passage of the legislation is a victory for children and families. Lundstrum also explains why she thinks the bill has faced so much opposition from the political left.

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Bill requiring burial or cremation of aborted babies advances in Tennessee

A bill on the burial of the bodies of aborted fetuses advanced through the Tennessee Senate and House earlier this week.

The bill, HB 1181, would require medical providers either to cremate or to bury the fetal remains following an abortion.

Republican lawmakers, such as Rep. Tim Rudd, said the bill is designed to honor the dignity of the human person.

“Tennessee code requires pets and animals to be disposed of by burial or cremation but there is no such law active in Tennessee for aborted fetal remains,” said Rudd, according to Associated Press.

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Arkansas Bill Would Bar Doctors From Transgender Drug, Surgical ‘Experimentation’ on Minors

Just a week after Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed bills protecting women’s sports and medical conscience protections from being forced to bend to progressive gender ideology, he now has the chance to sign yet another pro-science bill that would protect children from harmful surgical and hormonal interventions on their bodies in the name of “gender affirmation” and “transgender medicine.” The Arkansas General Assembly on Monday passed HB 1570, the Save Adolescents From Experimentation (SAFE) Act. The bill would prevent the chemical and surgical destruction of minors’ genitalia by preventing doctors from prescribing puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones or performing surgeries to “affirm gender identity” for children and youths under 18 years of age.

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Ohio lawmakers want to ban transgender athletes in women’s sports

Lawmakers in more than 20 states, including Ohio, are pushing bills to block transgender athletes from participating in school sports. State Sen. Kristina Roegner, R-Hudson, introduced Senate Bill 132, which would prohibit transgender athletes from competing on teams that align with their gender identities. Roegner said the bill is about inclusiveness and safety for women.

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