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Marjorie Taylor Greene says she doesn’t know why a bill attacking gender-affirming health care for trans youth is “controversial.” (Joe Raedle/Getty)
US politician Marjorie Taylor Greene said the bill, which proposes to ban gender-affirming health care for transgender children, is part of a “moral war” and an attempt to live out the “Christian faith”.
Greene introduced a bill in August that would make providing gender-affirming medical services to transgender minors a Class C felony. a large fine and Up to 25 years in prison.
His draft law Act states would ban access to a wide range of medical treatments for trans youth, including puberty blockers, hormone therapy and gender-affirming surgeries. It would also make it legal for any gender-affirming care recipient to bring a civil suit against anyone who cares for them.
Greene claimed during an interview Everyday Human Events he had a podcast twice became the target of ‘tracking’ police calls after announcing the anti-trans bill.
The representative of Republicans for Georgia evaluated the incident of swatting as “mostly an attempted assassination by the police”. Greene said the attackers targeted her because she opposes “transgender surgeries” on minors.
“I don’t know how we got to a point where my position is controversial,” he said.
Swatting is a dangerous stalking technique used to lure authorities to a location – usually a home – where they believe a horrific crime has been committed or is in progress. A 911 call may result in armed police storming the area because there is no way to know the call is fake.
Marjorie Taylor Greene claimed her anti-trans views were “not controversial with the American people” and said it was the “idiots in Washington” and the “mainstream media” who opposed her views.
“I think it just shows that we’re in a real moral war in America, and you can see that the attacks against me are evidence of that,” Greene said.
He continued: “But it’s not just me, it’s every person who stands up and fights for what’s right and what’s good.
“I think it’s very important for everyone to understand that this is the world we live in today.
“So we basically have to figure out how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable because if you’re in a fight, if you’re trying to protect kids and if you’re trying to do what’s right, if you’re a Christian and if you’re trying to live your Christian faith, you’re going to be attacked for that.”
Despite Greene’s claims, nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of American adults say they support trans rights. Human Rights Campaign report. Additionally, an agreed 66 percent of trans people should have access to gender-affirming health services.
To learn after to learn after to learn showed that trans youth with access to gender-affirming medical care were significantly less likely to experience depression and anxiety and to commit suicide compared to those denied such treatment.
But Marjorie Taylor Greene’s attacks on gender-affirming health care were unfortunately no surprise given her famous anti-trans history.
He has made many false claims in the past, including the idea that trans men were responsible for the tampon shortage In the United States and the Democrats were trying to do this “Make Kids Gay and Transgender”.
Greene also claimed that there would be straight people it dies out after a few generations. And she once described a hypothetical situation in which her husband would be “to win” a trans woman summer camp counselor “on the ground” if her daughter sleeps in the same room as her.