Fri May 13, 2022 – 8:54 am EDT
LONDON (LifeSiteNews) – An appeal to reverse a controversial U.K. High Court ruling allowing gender-confused children to consent to taking puberty blockers was thwarted last week by Britain’s Supreme Court.
On May 6, judges at the U.K.’s highest court decided not to hear a final appeal against a 2021 ruling which determined that children under 16 years old could consent to puberty blocking “treatment” without parental consent, despite uncertainty around the long-term effects of the drugs.
Kiera Bell, formerly a “transgender man” who was prescribed puberty blockers when she was 16 and who has since “de-transitioned,” had originally won a 2020 ruling from the High Court against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust – home to Britain’s sole “gender identity service for children” (GIDS) – determining that children under 16 years of age “may only consent to
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