Allies and friends,

South Carolina is poised to become the 25th state to protect children and adolescents from the harms of transgender interventions. As more states recognize the urgency of this issue, it’s time for federal action. Read below to learn how you can use your voice to urge the FDA to stop off-label use of drugs as puberty blockers.

The Biological Integrity Team
The American College of Pediatricians

South Carolina Soon to Become 25th State Protecting Children from Transgender Interventions

The South Carolina Senate passed a law last week that would protect minors from transgender surgeries, puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones. Anticipating the Governor’s sign-off, the state will soon become number 25 with a protective law on the books.

Read more here.

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Files Brief in Support of Law Being Challenged in Ohio Supreme Court

The AAPS filed an amicus brief in defense of Ohio’s Saving Adolescents from Experimentation Act and Save Women’s Sports Act. The law, enacted in January, was issued an injunction by a county court in Columbus.

Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of AAPS says, “children cannot provide informed consent for transgender operations that mutilate them.”

Read the press release and brief here.

Use Your Voice to Urge the FDA to Halt Puberty Blockers

A petition, and supplemental letter, is asking the FDA to take action against the off-label use of drugs to block puberty in children. In light of recent reports and international progress, this action is more urgent than ever.

Please write a few sentences in comment to the FDA urging them to take action.

Read the letter here.

Tell the FDA what you think here.