Lawmaker wants to ban transgender surgeries for minors
A Utah lawmaker wants to ban transgender surgeries and hormone therapy for minors.
Republican Representative Brad Daw said that his legislation is not meant to be discriminatory, but to protect kids from making a life-changing decision before they reach adulthood.
The proposal is already drawing sharp criticism from those who say the law would harm transgender teens.
Experts say gender reassignment surgery for teens in Utah is extremely rare.