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Ban on Gender Reassignment Surgery Pushed


Conservative activists are pressing Republican senators to support an amendment that would ban federal funding for sex-reassignment surgery in a public health insurance plan.

The amendment to the health care overhaul may never gain traction, but some conservatives promote it with enthusiasm, according to

"The language is written: 'None of the funds authorized or appropriated under this act (or an amendment made by this Act) shall be used to cover any part or portion of the costs of any health plan that includes coverage of' any sex or gender reassignment procedure, surgery related to such a sex change, hormone therapy for a sex change or pre- and post-operation treatments for a sex change," reports

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