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Protecting gender-confused children

Family | A new Alabama bill could make it a felony for doctors to prescribe medical treatment to alter a child’s sex
by Mary Jackson
Posted 2/21/20, 04:51 pm

Alabama this week joined a growing wave of states resisting medical experimentation on gender-dysphoric children. In recent months, lawmakers in Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and West Virginia have introduced measures making it a criminal offense to subject minors to hormone therapy and sex-change surgery.

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Love across the aisle

Politics | How today’s political divisiveness affects dating and marriage
by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/20/20, 03:52 pm

WASHINGTON—She is a liberal psychoanalyst. He is a conservative political journalist. Since getting married in 1980, New Yorkers Jeanne Safer and Richard Brookhiser learned character counts more than politics.

“The most essential thing in a person is not whom they vote for, but do they show up when you need them?” Safer said. When she was in the hospital for a month for cancer treatment, “several people who agree with me perfectly didn’t show up,” she said. But her husband was there every day.

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Utah considers decriminalizing polygamy

by Harvest Prude
Posted 2/19/20, 12:36 pm

The Utah state Senate unanimously voted Tuesday to ease the penalties for polygamy. The bill would treat the practice as an infraction similar to a parking ticket with punishment limited to a maximum $750 fine and community service hours. The bill now moves to Utah’s House of Representatives.

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