Legislation that would effectively ban "medically unnecessary" surgeries on intersex children prior to their ability to give informed consent in New York
This is a common criticism, sometimes going as far as alleging that the legislation would ban circumcision.
However, Hoylman says his bill "clearly defines what is a medical necessity and it is limited to treatment or intervention on sex characteristics, which is laid out very clearly in terms of what kinds of procedures" would qualify.
???"Parents don't own their children," said Hoylman. "They protect them and guide them into adulthood. And I believe this legislation will enshrine that important concept into law that your child, to the extent possible, should have control over their own bodies and should not be subject to irreversible medical procedures...
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