AB-2119 Forces Puberty Blocking Drugs/Sex Change Operations on Foster Kids
UPDATE: Bill has passed through the California Assembly and the various Senate committees. It is now on the floor of the Senate (8/22/18).
The California legislator has introduced a bill to make sure all foster care kids struggling with transgender feelings have access to “gender affirming” counseling, puberty blocking drugs, and sex-change operations.
This bill would mandate that any child in foster care expressing gender identity issues must only be provided counseling and medical services that affirm the gender identity that the child believes they have. Any professionally-guided exploration questioning that belief, or encouraging the child to embrace their biological gender, would be prohibited.
The law also specifically prohibits counseling from “licensed professionals or any other individual” … “aimed at aligning a child’s or non-minor dependent’s assigned sex at birth and gender identity.” Stated simply, that means if a five-year-old boy starts referring to himself as a girl, he can only be encouraged to believe his self-perceptions about his sex. No attempt should be made by a “licensed professional” to tell the boy, he really is a boy, if his feeling say something else.
The bill facilitates children being railroaded into dangerous protocols such as hormonal therapy and surgical transitioning that lack proven long-term documentation of safety and effectiveness. Children and adolescence with developing brains should not be making life-altering decisions that cause permanent consequences of infertility that may cause regret later in life.
Read entire bill here.
EMAIL (CLICK HERE) your California Senator and ask them to OPPOSE AB 2119.
CALL your California Senator and ask them to OPPOSE AB 2119 (see local legislators below):
Senator Connie Leyva
11760 Central Avenue, Suite 100, Chino, CA 91710
Phone: (909) 591-7016 - Serving all or portions of Bloomington, Chino, Colton, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Montclair, Muscoy, Ontario, Pomona, Rialto, and San Bernardino
Senator Mike Morrell
10350 Commerce Center Drive, Suite A-220, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Phone: (909) 919-7731 - Serving all or portions of Banning, Beaumont, Big Bear City, Big Bear Lake, Calimesa, Cedar Glen, Cherry Valley, Crestline, Hemet, Highland, Homeland, Lake Arrowhead, Loma Linda, Menifee, Mentone, Nuevo, Phelan, Pinon Hills, Rancho Cucamonga, Redlands, San Bernardino, San Jacinto, Yucaipa, and Wrightwood.
Senator Anthony Portantino
116 E. Broadway, Ste. 204, Glendale, CA 91205
Phone (818) 409-0400 - Serving all or portions of Altadena, Atwater Village, Bradbury, Burbank, Claremont, Duarte, Glendale, Glendora, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta-Montrose, La Verne, Los Angeles, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Antonio Heights, San Dimas, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South Pasadena, Sunland-Tujunga and Upland.
Senator Richard Roth
3737 Main Street, Suite, 104, Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 680-6750 - Serving all or portions of Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Moreno Valley, Norco, Perris, and Riverside.
Senator Ling Ling Chang
1800 E. Lambert Road, Suite 150, Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 671-9474 - Serving all our portions of Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Chino Hills, Cypress, Diamond Bar, Fullerton, Industry, La Habra, La Palma, Placentia, Rowland Heights, Stanton, Walnut, West Covina, and Yorba Linda.