Gender Reassignment

South Dakota Senate Committee Ends Efforts to Pass Bill Banning Gender-Transition Surgeries for Children

Fred Deutsch: "I am grateful for the input on both sides of the issue. I set out to have a conversation and bill supporters were successful in that because it heightened parents’ awareness about the issue...I don’t believe Gov. Kristi Noem will welcome legislation like HB 1057 during the remainder of her term based on her behind-the-scenes opposition.” - National Review

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South Dakota House approves bill banning gender change treatment for children

"Practicing physicians who engage in treatment for young patients, such as puberty blockers, gender confirmation surgery or hormone therapy, could be charged with a misdemeanor if the child were below the age of 16....In addition to HB 1057, the South Dakota Legislature has also approved Senate Bill 93, which would allow parents to refuse gender affirming treatments for their children." - Jurist

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When the State Came for My Niece

"Her story was heartbreaking and the conviction of being a boy was not as solid as everyone portrayed. If only she had a good counselor or one Christian friend who would listen to her. Then we asked to share our thoughts with her. We started with creation and ended with redemption. No one had ever told her that story before." - Crosspolitic

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