UPDATE: The House failed to act on HB 1399 before a key deadline last Thursday, effectively killing the bill and failing to protect children from harmful gender transition procedures. The issue, however, has been kept alive by SB 1311 by Senator Bob Hall, a very similar bill. The Senate has passed SB 1311 and it has been received by the House.
SB 1311 must be referred to the House Committee on Public Health immediately! Contact your House members below and ask them to support this bill and urge the Speaker’s office to refer it to committee. Time is running out!
At least 15 state legislatures are already considering bills to protect vulnerable children from gender modification procedures and treatments. In Texas, HB 1399 by Representative Matt Krause seeks to protect children from the often-irreversible effects of these harmful procedures.
As the LGBTQ movement has increasingly sought to indoctrinate children through radical sex education, efforts to interfere with the development of children has also increased. This is accomplished by having healthy body parts removed from children and providing them with irreversible puberty-blocking drugs in an attempt to affirm a “gender identity” that rejects bodily reality. This is profoundly unethical.
Minors are prohibited from purchasing paint, cigarettes, alcohol, or even getting a tattoo. Minors possess underdeveloped mental capabilities to make certain decisions on their own. We cannot allow minors to make life-altering decisions on body mutilating procedures and irreversible hormonal treatments. They need to be protected from the dangerous and permanent consequences of their confusion.
Act today and tell your Texas State Representative to support and coauthor HB 1399, by Rep. Matt Krause!
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