‘Just watching things that’s happening around the country, I mean you’ve got girls sports. You’ve got men that are pretending to be women just to win. It’s going to happen in prison. Men shouldn’t be in with women. Period.’
‘The physical and psychological safety of our children can now be better protected from these untested and life-altering chemical and surgical procedures.’
The lone Democratic Governor in the Deep South has reached the end of his tenure after eight years.
‘There is not one treatment that is offered to transgender patients in North Carolina that is not also offered to the rest of the patients in their care.’
Supporters of trans kids having access to puberty blockers and hormone therapy have argued that it is safe, necessary health care backed by every major medical group.
Kentucky Values is using a letter describing ‘very rarely’ performed gender reassignment surgeries on minors to paint Beshear as a liar.
‘Parents, not the government, are best situated to make medical decisions for their children. That understanding is deeply rooted in our common understanding and our legal foundations.’
Most noticeably absent from the debate was the race’s early front-runner.
Voicing concerns about anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, Fabian Nelson said he will be ‘a sound voice as to why things like this can’t continue to go on in the state of Mississippi.’
North Carolina becomes the 22nd state to enact legislation restricting or banning gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors.