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Governor Mike DeWine (R-OH) signed a limited executive order on Friday banning transgender surgeries on children just one week after he vetoed a bill that would have prohibited all transgender procedures on minors.
DeWine’s executive order comes as Republicans in the state push to override his veto of the “Saving Adolescents from Experimentation” Act (HB 68), a bill that would have protected children from transgender surgeries as well as puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones, which have life-altering impacts and can harm fertility, bone development, and heart health.
“There’s a broad, broad consensus against surgeries for minors, so let’s put that into a law so we can move on and talk about other things,” DeWine said on Friday after facing sharp criticism over his veto from Republicans like Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) and former President Donald Trump.
The state House of Representatives is expected to vote next …
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