Minnesota Senate Democrats snuck a provision in an Amendment during a late evening Health & Human Services Committee hearing tonight. The language would change current state statute that prohibits taxpayer funded Medical Assistance money paying for sex reassignment surgery. If passed into law, "gender affirming services", which is their cleverly crafted phrase for mutilating genitals, would be covered by Minnesota taxpayers.
If an individual wants to spend his or her own money to destroy their own genitals, that's their prerogative. But forcing taxpayers to fund these operations is just plain wrong.
We reported last month about a bill that would make Minnesota a Sanctuary State for Genital Mutilation of children.
Here's the language of the A1 Amendment to SF 2213:
Here's video of the "gender affirming services" portion of the Amendment being brought up in committee tonight: