Tennessee 28th District Update
February 9, 2023
Senate prioritizes legislation to protect children
Health Committee advanced legislation prohibiting irreversible medical procedures to change gender identity of child
Legislation that would prohibit minors from undergoing irreversible and harmful medical procedures to change their gender identity is one step closer to becoming law. Senate Bill 1, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson and which I co-sponsored was approved in the Health Committee this week. The bill seeks to ban medical interference that alters a child’s hormonal balance and procedures that remove body parts to...