A study by the Heritage Foundation reveals a higher likelihood of youth suicide in states that allow minors to receive puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones without parental consent – an outcome that contradicts what the “gender-affirming” crowd is fear-mongering to parents.
Research has shown the vast majority of children who express signs of gender dysphoria experience a resolution of the problem without medical intervention, but Heritage Senior Research Fellow Jay Greene, Ph.D. notes in his study, released Tuesday, that data indicating adolescents with gender confusion suffer from a high rate of suicide have been “invoked” by LGBTQ activist organizations, media, and even the White House, “to assert that cross-sex medical interventions reduce the risk of suicide.”
Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report, host Leahy welcomed Tennessee State Representative (R-TN-20) Bob Ramsey to the newsmaker line to discuss HB946 and comment on the proposed budget for Titans Stadium.
Tennessee Representative Terri Lynn Weaver (R-Lancaster) introduced legislation to mandate parental consent for minors to receive vaccines.
The measure, House Bill 2451, requires written consent for a child to receive a vaccine from a healthcare provider and in order for a student to participate in a mental health screening.
Tuesday morning on the Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy welcomed Mayor Andy Ogles in studio to weigh in on the push for COVID vaccines for minors, parental consent, and the confusion surrounding the mature minor doctrine.