Alabama Senate Overwhelmingly Votes to Make Hormone Therapy, Surgery for Trans Kids a Felony

by Damjan Tutarkov
LaCorte News

Alabama state lawmakers have voted to criminalize the treatment of young people with puberty-blockers, hormone therapy, or surgery to alter their gender.

The bill: On Tuesday, the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, sponsored by Republican state Senator Shay Shelnutt passed the Virginia state Senate in a 23-4 vote.

The bill will head for a vote to the Alabama House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass considering the House has already approved a similar bill, CBS News reported.

The Tuesday bill requires schools to tell parents if “a minor’s perception that his or her gender is inconsistent with his or her sex.”

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