Wisconsin Democratic Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have made sex-change hormones and surgeries illegal for minors.
invoice, Assembly Bill 465would have prohibited health care providers in the state from administering puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, or performing sex mutilation surgeries to young people who identify as transgender, The Hill reported. Reported. report.in him Veto messageEvers accused Republican lawmakers of perpetuating “misguided, hateful and discriminatory anti-LGBTQ policies in our nation's rhetoric.”
“These types of bills, and the rhetoric they create, harm the mental health of LGBTQ people and children, incite anti-LGBTQ hate and violence, and threaten the safety and dignity of Wisconsinites. “It's a thing,” Evers argued.
“His veto is expected to withstand challenges from Republicans in the state Assembly, who voted overwhelmingly to pass the bill in October. Republicans are in both the state Senate and state Assembly. holds a majority but does not have enough votes to override the governor's veto,” the report states. “Still, the Wisconsin Democratic Party insists they need to remain “extremely vigilant” in upholding Evers’ veto. Republicans are just two seats away from a supermajority in the state Legislature, meaning all Democrats must be present to avoid an override. ”
Mr. Evers further argued that: statement On Wednesday, he argued that medical providers should be trusted to prescribe sex reassignment hormones and perform sex reassignment procedures on minors “without unnecessary political interference with politicians.”
“I am vetoing this entire bill because it would limit doctors' ability to provide evidence-based, medically appropriate care to their patients and prevent parents from getting the medical care their children need. “We're against restricting decision-making with doctors and preventing patients from getting the basic care that saves lives,” he said.
Laws banning sex-changing hormones and minor procedures have been passed in at least 22 states since 2021, according to the report, although several states are currently being challenged in court.
Democrats across the country have embraced gender ideology (the false, quasi-religious belief that people can be born as the wrong sex, have a gender “assigned” to them at birth, or choose their “gender”). They actively work to disenfranchise parents who object.
Gender ideology has been particularly propagated by major teachers' unions, school curricula, social media and widespread transgender activist campaigns to make the next generation believe they can choose their 'gender'.
At the state level, some Democratic governors are seeking to disenfranchise parents by making their states “sanctuary states” for transgender youth seeking sex-change hormones or sex-reassignment surgery. Washington.
Additionally, the Biden administration has openly told parents to “affirm” their children's “gender identity” and promoted sex-change hormones and surgeries for minors. Various federal agencies have also circumvented Congress by proposing rules that support gender ideology at all levels of the federal government. Power Schools should allow men into women-only spaces; keep Christians raising children who identify as LGBTQ+.