Florida’s Ron DeSantis Says He Would Sign Bill That Bans Transgender Procedures for ChildrenEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he would sign legislation that would ban transgender procedures for minors, coming days after he signed a bill that prohibits biologically male athletes from competing in women’s sports. “I’m very much opposed to chemical castration of minors, I honestly didn’t know this existed until a few years ago,” DeSantis said in an interview with the Daily Caller. “That would be something I would sign for sure,” he said. Earlier in 2021, Republicans introduced the Youth Gender and Sexual Identity Act that would ban transgender surgeries for minors. The bill died during a subcommittee meeting on April 30. On June 1, the Republican governor signed the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, which handed down a ban on transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports, saying it would be unfair to women as men have significantly more physical advantages. “Girls are going to play girls’ sports, and boys are going to …Read More

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