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WATCH: Biden DOJ Nominee Won’t Say if Parents Must Consent to Gender Reassignment Surgery for Children

Sen. Mike Lee asked Vanita Gupta  (above left) about the controversial practice, specifically referring to a recent South Dakota bill that would prevent hormone treatments and gender reassignment surgery for children under the age of 16. Her answer should scare the hell out of every America mom and dad.

And there’s this too:

WASHINGTON  (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys General from five states are urging President Joe Biden to withdraw the nomination of Vanita Gupta for associate AG, the number three position at the Justice Department.

AGs from Indiana, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas wrote in a March 1 letter to the president. “ Her nomination will further divide our nation instead of implementing policies to protect our communities and support law enforcement.”

The letter went on to say that while some of Gupta’s backers claim she supports police, past comments show that she actually supports defunding the police.

“In fact, she wants to get away from a ‘policing approach’ and has urged Congress to ‘redirect government dollars away from policing practices rooted in the criminal-legal system,’ the AGs wrote. “Calling on Congress to shift resources from police to other priorities is a call for defunding the police, and that is not something Americans support. This is a time when our local law enforcement agencies need additional resources, not fewer.”

The Federalist reported that back in September Gupta’s interest group, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, urged Congress to “redirect government dollars away from policing practices rooted in the criminal-legal system and carceral state and toward practices that reflect a vision of public safety that promotes community health and rebuilds trust.”

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WATCH: Vanita Gupta Won’t Say if Parents Must Consent to Gender Reassignment Surgery for Children

Vanita Gupta, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be Associate Attorney General, refused to say whether the Department of Justice would intervene in cases where children were prescribed gender reassignment surgery without parental consent.

By: Breitbart News, March 9, 2021:

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) asked Gupta about the controversial practice, specifically referring to a recent South Dakota bill that would prevent hormone treatments and gender reassignment surgery for children under the age of 16.

The following exchange then ensued:

Senator Lee: South Dakota, in the not too distant past, considered a bill to limit gender reassignment surgeries for children, for children under the age of 16. My understanding is that the bill failed, and when it failed inside the South Dakota legislature, you made some statements to the effect that you were quote, so happy, and quote, so thankful that these surgeries would be universally available to children under the age of 16. At what age, then, if it’s not appropriate to limit these surgeries to children under the age of 16, at what age would it be inappropriate to grant a gender reassignment surgery decision to a child, other than surgeries on infants, or someone who has been born in an intersex category?

Gupta: Senator, I believe that everyone must be treated with dignity and respect. These are, I’m assuming, very personal decisions that get made in families. My job if i’m confirmed as Associate Attorney General will be to enforce the existing laws, obviously, protecting the dignity of all people, as is in our federal civil rights laws. But — and that will be my mandate at the Justice Department .

Senator Lee: And where this thing is appropriate, do you believe parents should give their consent before such a surgery is performed ?

Gupta: Senator, honestly there’s the facts here matter. there are so many facts in any particular individual circumstances. And I don’t believe it’s for the Justice Department, if I’m confirmed, to be opining on that kind of very personal decision that gets made in families or by individuals. In fact i believe it would be highly improper. And so again, my allegiance will be to enforcing existing federal laws, and ensuring that the dignity of all Americans is protected.

The statement to which Senator Lee referred was the following tweet:

 

Gupta faced intense scrutiny from Republicans over her radical views and past harsh political rhetoric, for which she apologized.

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