Family | South Dakota pushes back against sex change treatment for minors
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 1/24/20, 04:11 pm
A South Dakota legislative committee approved a bill this week that would penalize medical professionals who prescribe hormone treatments or perform sex change surgeries for gender dysphoric children under age 16. Supporters of the measure argue the listed interventions are not healthcare but rather criminal acts against children too young to understand the long-term, irreversible effects.