The American Medical Association, American Academy of Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Association asked Attorney General Merrick Garland to launch an investigation.
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‘Handing Out Hormones Like Candy’: Planned Parenthood Transitions to Top Hormone Provider for Transgender-Identifying Teens — With Little Oversight
The nation’s largest abortion provider offers hormones, sometimes the same day of an initial appointment — without requirements of therapy.
A spokesman for the archdiocese reiterated that the new policy would continue to affirm the Church’s teachings on gender, even after revisions.
A recent UCLA report published in June found that 18% of the transgender population in the U.S. is comprised of children ages 13 to 17 — roughly 300,000 total. That's up from 10% in 2017.
In recent years, the Catholic Church has been challenged by an ideological shift from LGBTQ advocates.
Opposition to ‘trans-affirming treatment’ for children crosses religious and political divides.
The bill would provide for self-determination of gender, so a person can change one’s name and sex on their National Identity Document by presenting a declaration, without the need for medical reports or proof of having started hormone treatments.