“It’s not as draconian or detrimental or immoral as people are portraying it to be.”
Posted BY: Kara | NwoReport
On Monday, Nevada’s Republican Governor Joe Lombardo signed a bill that forces insurance companies to pay for minors to get sex changes as long as the procedure is “recommended by a psychologist, psychiatrist or another mental health professional” as well as a physician.
“I implore people to read the bill in its entirety,” he told a reporter on Tuesday. “And you will see it’s not as draconian or detrimental or immoral as people are portraying it to be.”
According to Nevada Current, Lombardo also signed a bill that requires the state’s Department of Corrections to develop regulations around the housing of transgender inmates as well as providing medical and mental health care for them.
In a statement, Democratic state Senator Melanie Scheible said, “At a time when states across the country are passing draconian laws to restrict trans and nonbinary people’s right to exist, Nevada is doing the opposite.”
Lombardo stopped short of allowing Nevada to become another sanctuary state for gender dysphoric youth when he vetoed Senate Bill 302 earlier this month. The bill would have prevented medical providers from losing their licenses for providing gender-affirming care and would have prohibited his office from assisting in out-of-state prosecutions.