A public hearing for bill HB68, an act relative to the definition of child abuse, will be held on Thursday, February 18. This bill would add to the legal definition of an abused child one who was “Subjected to drug treatments or surgery in an attempt to alter the sex of the child assigned at birth, except in rare cases of ambiguous genitalia.”
Parents of children who are confused about their gender are being misled by medical professionals into believing that their child will commit suicide if they aren’t affirmed in their belief that they are a member of the opposite sex.
To make things worse, in New Hampshire it is illegal to get therapy for a gender-confused child that will help that child to be more comfortable in the body with which they were born.
Parents are being convinced to put their younger kids on puberty blockers, to prevent their sexual development, and to put teen girls on testosterone and teen boys on estrogen. Teen girls are also having double mastectomies. All of this results in serious harm to their growing bodies and as minors, they cannot understand or consent to what is being done to them.
Almost 70 people signed up to testify on HB68 two weeks ago. That hearing was recessed and another hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, February 18 at 1:15 pm.
If you wish to testify on this bill, there are two ways to share your story with the House Children & Family Law Committee. One way is to e-mail the House Children & Family Law Committee and let them know that you support protecting kids. Be sure to indicate support of HB68 in the subject line and include your name and address in the body of the email.
You can also share your testimony directly at the public hearing on Thursday, February 18 or, if you don’t wish to speak, you can simply sign in support of a bill. It only takes a minute or two! Directions for both are listed below.
At least 30 minutes before the hearing starts, sign in to the New Hampshire House Remote Sign In Sheet, as follows:
- Select Date of the Hearing: February 18
- Select the Committee: House Children & Family Law
- Choose the Bill: 1:15pm – HB68
- I am: A Member of the Public
- I’m Representing: Myself
- Indicate Your Position on this Bill: I Support this Bill.
- Check “I Wish to Speak on this Bill,” if you wish to testify in support of the bill.
- Click Continue.
- Enter all the required information.
- Click Continue
- Check the “By clicking this checkbox…” checkbox
- Click Continue
- You are done!
To testify, join the hearing at zoom.us/j/95160795068, raise your hand, and wait to be called on.
To watch on YouTube, go to gencourt.state.nh.us/house. The link is posted on the day of the hearing.