State lawmakers kill plan to protect individuals who hurt children

With the advent of Joe Biden’s obsession with promoting transgenderism, especially for children, a lot of new laws and regulations have been developed by individual states.

Some protect children, some allow them to be harmed in the ideology of social progressivism.

But there’s one proposal out that was too extreme even for leftists: a plan in Maine to protect “anyone who takes a child struggling with gender confusion away from non-consenting parents for the purpose of subjecting the child to experimental and mutilating medical procedures.”

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That description comes from Liberty Counsel, a top-flight legal team that battles for religious, human, children’s and speech rights.

The organization has announced that the Judiciary Committee of the Maine House of Representatives has voted unanimously to stop the bill.

The plan, as written, also would have prevented Maine from enforcing child protection laws of other states by allowing out-of-state children to get experimental surgeries in Maine without any parental consent.

”Today we won a victory for our children who have been fooled into thinking they are not perfect the way God made them,” explained Rep. Katrina Smith, a Judiciary Committee member. “With the death of LD 1735 we have proven that when evil is brought out of the darkness and exposed in the light, it can be vanquished. The people spoke loudly and it mattered.”

Liberty Counsel reported a video of the committee’s work session revealed the bill died by a unanimous, bipartisan vote.

The report said the bill was “deceptively” titled, “An Act to Safeguard Gender-Affirming Health Care,” but the actions cited as “health care” actually are body-mutilating surgeries and life-altering chemicals done to children.

It would have let any court in Maine presume the authority to take “temporary emergency jurisdiction” over minors in the state unable to get “gender-affirming health care.”

”Essentially, the bill prioritizes medically mutilating procedures over parental rights by legalizing the taking of a minor from those who have legal custody if there is ‘evidence’ the taking of the minor was for this ‘medical’ purpose. The bill states that courts ‘may not consider’ the taking of any child for obtaining medical mutilating procedures and ‘weigh’ it against the person who took the child,” Liberty Counsel explained.

The report explained the bill actually characterized withholding body-mutilating surgeries from children as “child abuse.”

The report continued, “LD 1735 would have also affected how law enforcement protects children. The bill would have downgraded out-of-state arrest warrants for people violating another state’s law regarding these experimental procedures to ‘the lowest law enforcement priority.’ In addition, it would have prevented law enforcement from arresting, extraditing, or even providing information about a person to an out-of-state agency regarding ‘gender care’ conducted in Maine.”

Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel chairman, said, “This reprehensible medical mutilation trafficking bill attempted to legalize kidnapping in Maine to subject minors to damaging and often irreversible procedures. There is no sane logic in the world that could justify trafficking gender-confused children. The unanimous vote killing this bill sends a clear message that parents have the fundamental right to protect their children.”

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