Louisiana Bans Transgender Mutilation of Children, Overriding (Catholic) Democrat Governor’s Veto, by Joseph Summers

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Louisiana joins at least 20 other Republican states that have restricted dangerous and life-threatening transgender surgeries and drugs for minors.

By Joseph Summers, LifeSiteNews, July 20, 2023

BATON ROUGE (LifeSiteNews) – The Louisiana legislature overturned the state governor’s veto of a bill that bans puberty blockers, hormones, and “sex change” surgeries for minors.

In a one-day veto session on Tuesday, the Louisiana House voted 75-23 and the Senate 28-11 to overturn Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards’ veto of H.B. 648, dubbed the “Stop Harming Our Kids” Act.

Three Democrats voted with the Republican legislature’s two-thirds majority, while Republican state senator Fred Mills, who previously voted to kill the bill in committee in May, voted with the Democrats, the Daily Caller reported.  …

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