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REYNOLDS SIGNS BAN ON GENDER TRANSITION TREATMENTS FOR MINORS

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IOWA DOCTORS ARE NOW BARRED FROM STARTING GENDER TRANSITION TREATMENTS FOR MINORS.

GOVERNOR KIM REYNOLDS SIGNED A BILL INTO LAW WEDNESDAY THAT TOOK EFFECT IMMEDIATELY, MAKING IT ILLEGAL TO START PRESCRIBING PUBERTY BLOCKERS OR PERFORM GENDER TRANSITION SURGERY ON ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18.

REYNOLDS TOLD REPORTERS THIS WEEK SHE BELIEVES THE SCIENCE ISN’T THERE TO SUPPORT GENDER TRANSITIONS FOR KIDS.

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MINORS WHO HAVE ALREADY STARTED GENDER TRANSITION CARE HAVE 180 DAYS TO END THEIR TREATMENT IN IOWA.

MINNESOTA’S GOVERNOR HAS ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER INDICATING IOWA DOCTORS COULD REFER MINORS IN THE MIDST OF TREATMENT TO MINNESOTA.

REYNOLDS ALSO SIGNED A SECOND BILL THAT IMMEDIATELY REQUIRES TRANSGENDER STUDENTS IN IOWA’S K-THROUGH-12 SCHOOLS TO USE THE BATHROOM OR LOCKER ROOM THAT MATCHES THE GENDER ON THEIR BIRTH CERTIFICATE.

PARENTS MAY ASK A SCHOOL TO LET THEIR TRANSGENDER CHILD USE A SINGLE-OCCUPANCY BATHROOM OR FACILITIES USED BY STAFF ONLY.

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