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Old Today, 08:32 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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I never get a response from people who support this. So, Iíll try again: if being transgendered is not a disease, then what is the surgery treating?
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Old Today, 10:01 AM
 
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A decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a federal judge, who had ruled last year that denying the surgery for inmate Adree Edmo violated the constitution because it amounted to cruel and unusual punishment.

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/nat...court-transgen
When an alcoholic needs a drink, one doesn't encourage him. This is the same situation. This person is ill and needs help, but that help is not to encourage and legitimize the destructive behavior.
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Old Today, 11:29 AM
 
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I never get a response from people who support this. So, Iíll try again: if being transgendered is not a disease, then what is the surgery treating?
That is a great point!


If there wasnt something 'wrong', they wouldnt need surgery and medicine to 'treat'!!!
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Old Today, 11:54 AM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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Although I sympathize with the issues facing transgenders, tax payers should not be forced to pay for their surgeries.


Agreed. This is an elective procedure. The State should not be expected to pay for any elective surgeries (or any other elective medical procedures) for inmates.


Reps to you.
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