Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the U.S., will end transgender-transition procedures for minors, Breitbart reported on Thursday.
A staff memo from hospital CEO Mark Wallace was shared on Twitter Wednesday, following the Texas Legislature’s passage of Senate Bill 14. The bill — which goes into effect Sept. 1 if state GOP Gov. Greg Abbott signs it into law — prohibits “the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria and on the use of public money or public assistance to provide those procedures and treatments.”
Wallace’s memo assured that the Houston-based hospital will continue to work with patients and families to “manage the discontinuation of hormone therapies” and “source appropriate care outside of Texas.”
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