This is wonderful.
From Minnesota Public Radio:
The Minnesota House of Representatives passed a bill early Friday by a vote of 68-62 that would prevent state courts or officials from complying with child removal requests, extraditions, arrests or subpoenas related to gender-affirming health care that a person receives in Minnesota.
Physicians who practice gender-affirming care in Minnesota and families who’ve sought it out for their transgender children or teenagers said it would go a long way to ensure that they can continue to access treatment without fear of other states’ laws getting in the way.
They also said it would send a message to transgender people that they are welcome in Minnesota.
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Someone, somewhere, was bound to get something right. I’m just glad they finally did!
Now for the Senate to do the same. It seems obvious that Governor Walz will sign it as soon as it gets to his desk.
I am glad the House acted to help protect the families and providers serving trans kids. One hopes that this can become a trend.