Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs bill banning transgender surgery for minors

Posted on AllSides June 3rd, 2023
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Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Friday a bill which bans transgender surgeries for minors. The bill forbids health care providers from performing gender-affirming surgery on anyone under the age of 18. It goes into effect September 1. The bill includes some exceptions for minors who have received non-surgical gender-affirming care before June 1, 2023, and have undergone 12 or more sessions of counseling at least six months before going on prescription drug care. Senate Bill 14 passed the legislature last month, and groups such as the...

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