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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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Federal court restores Utah polygamy ban

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by Samantha Gobba
Posted 4/12/16, 03:05 pm

A federal court upheld Utah’s ban on polygamy Monday, adding to the drama surrounding the TLC reality television show, Sister Wives.

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit filed six years ago by Kody Brown and his four “wives” to challenge the Utah law and re-instated a statute that makes bigamy a third-degree felony.

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Sister Wives star cites gay marriage ruling in polygamy defense

Marriage
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/02/15, 12:00 pm

The polygamous family starring in the hit TLC reality show Sister Wives believes the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage gives them grounds to live their lifestyle unpunished, according to an appeal filed last week.

Kody Brown and his four wives—Meri Brown, Janelle Brown, Christine Brown, and Robyn Sullivan—filed documents with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday arguing the state has no right to interfere with consensual adult relationships. The filing cites the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges case.

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