A Republican coalition of House and Senate lawmakers is trying to build momentum around several bills that aim to ban gender transition procedures among minors. One of the bills, sponsored by Republican State Senator Mike Moon, would charge doctors and health care providers with child abuse for “coercing” anyone under 18 years old to undergo such treatments…

In responding to a similar piece of legislation, the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill, Democratic Senator Greg Razer of Kansas City says that politicians are pushing an agenda of discrimination and hate has contributed to the problem. No vote has been taken on the bills in either chamber.


(From Missourinet)