Allen: Bill would protect children

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Allen said minors are not allowed to enter into contracts or buy alcohol because they aren’t capable of making those decisions.“And, we should not allow them to do this either, he said. “Unfortunately, this is not a theoretical debate in Alabama or in District 89 as there are children across Alabama who have been subjected to these drugs in order to prepare to change their gender. This is a real abuse of children that is happening in reality.”Sen. Shay Shelutt of Trussville introduced the same bill in the Senate in March. Shelutte’s bill passed the Senate. However, COVID-19 interrupted the legislative session and the bill did not pass the House. You Might Like Book Nook to reopen When the Alabama legislative session opens on February 2, State Rep. Wes Allen – Troy will sponsor the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act, which would prohibit medications that block or delay puberty for those ages 18 or younger who believe their gender does not match their biological sex.Allen said minors with gender dysphoria should receive counseling from mental health professionals but not medications that could have permanent effects.“My aim with this bill is to protect children,” Allen said. “Many puberty blocking medications and opposite sex hormones being prescribed to Alabama children have irreversible consequences, like sterilization, loss of bone density and liver disease. Children need time to reach physical & mental maturity. It is irresponsible to permanently harm them at their request or the request of their parents.” Allen: Bill would protect children By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Allen said he has a biblical worldwide view that all people are made in the image of God and there are only two sexes, male and female. Allen said he also believes in science.“I believe in biology,” he said. “When a person is born male; they’re male. When a person is born female, they’re female.” Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Pike County sets a record for one-day new cases Pike County added a record number of new COVID cases on Wednesday. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s… read morecenter_img Sponsored Content Latest Stories Skip Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Email the author In 2018, American Academy of Pediatrics issued a policy statement saying that transgender identity is not a mental disorder and that medications to suppress puberty and cross-sex hormones can be a part of a broad-based gender alternative care model.In addition to prohibiting the medications, the Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act would prohibit surgeries on minors that would change their bodies to align with their gender identities. The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By The Penny Hoarder Published 8:05 pm Friday, January 8, 2021 Print Articlelast_img read more