(Idaho Family Policy Center) Idaho Family Policy Center, a pro-family Christian ministry, celebrates the passage of the “Vulnerable Child Protection Act” (House Bill 675) by the Idaho House of Representatives. It now moves to to the Idaho Senate for consideration.
The legislation, which is sponsored by Representative Bruce Skaug (R-Nampa) and Senator Steve Vick (R-Dalton Gardens), bans puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and sex reassignment surgeries for children struggling with gender dysphoria.
There is no reliable evidence that sex reassignment improves either patient health outcomes or psychological wellbeing. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which conducted an exhaustive review of the available medical literature, found that “the four best designed and conducted studies that assessed quality of life before and after the surgery… did not demonstrate significant changes in psychometric test results” after sex reassignment surgery.
Furthermore, as many as 80 to 95 percent of children struggling with gender dysphoria will naturally grow out of it and accept their biological sex if they are allowed to pass through puberty, according to data from the American Psychiatric Association. (Read More)