Proposed bill would limit gender treatment for children in Tennessee


Two Republican lawmakers in Tennessee have filed a new bill that aims to limit gender transition treatment available for children. On Wednesday, Tennessee Majority Leaders William Lamberth and Jack Johnson introduced the Protecting Children from Gender Mutilation Act which aims to provide the nation’s strongest protections against the removal of a child’s body parts. The bill, also known as House Bill 1/Senate Bill 1, would ban medical interference that alters a child’s hormonal balance and procedures that remove their organs to enable the minor to identify as a gender different from their biological sex.

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