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By Breccan F. Thies
The American Academy of Pediatrics decided to “reaffirm” its stance on pushing child gender transition operations but ordered a “systematic review” amid a growing number of states outlawing the practice.
The AAP’s Aug. 4 decision to “reaffirm” its green light for child gender transition procedures is under the microscope as more than 20 states have outlawed the practice and European doctors have taken the opposite approach.
The AAP also appears confident the review will justify its current position on allowing children to pursue genital mutilation and chemical castration, with CEO and Executive Vice President Mark Del Monte saying part of the group’s “mission” is to “ensure young people get the reproductive and gender-affirming care they need.” Click here to continue reading.