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California scheming

Sexuality | State legislators are still considering a bill that combats Biblical teaching on homosexuality
by Jamie Dean
Posted 5/25/18, 03:07 pm

For California residents dealing with unwanted, same-sex attraction, certain members of the state Legislature have a clear message: What you want for your life isn’t as important as what we think you should want. In fact, what you want isn’t really valid.

How else can one read California Assembly Bill 2943? The bill passed the California State Assembly in April and awaits a hearing in the state’s Senate Judiciary Committee. 

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Parenting gender dysphoria

Family | An Ohio proposal would protect parents who refuse sex changes for their children
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 5/18/18, 02:29 pm

State legislators in Ohio this week introduced a bill that would protect parents who do not want their children to undergo treatment for gender dysphoria.

The bill, sponsored by Republican state Reps. Tom Brinkman and Paul Zeltwanger, affirms the fundamental right of parents to “withhold consent for gender dysphoria treatment or activities that are designed and intended to form a child’s conception of sex and gender.”

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Judge overturns California assisted suicide law

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/16/18, 11:31 am

A California judge on Tuesday threw out the state’s assisted suicide law on a technicality. The state legislature passed the law during a special session devoted to other business, making it unconstitutional, Riverside County Superior Court Judge Daniel Ottolia ruled. The law, which went into effect June 9, 2016, allows adults to get prescriptions for life-ending drugs if a doctor has ruled they have less then six months to live. State health officials reported 111 terminally ill people committed assisted suicide in the first six months the law was in effect.

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