Ron DeSantis is once again taking the lead in protecting children from the Left’s experiments.
First, he took Left-wing gender propaganda out of elementary school classrooms.
And now he has made an even bigger move to keep children safe from the Left.
The Left believes that children who think they are transgender should undergo irreversible medical procedures, no matter how young they are.
This of course is insane. A 5-year-old child is utterly incapable of making a permanent life-changing medical decision for themselves.
Children fixate on things, and a child who fixates on the idea that he or she might be “transgender” at a very young age might just as easily grow out of that phase later on.
But that hasn’t stopped the Left from trying to perform medical procedures on them which cannot be reversed later.
This is a problem that is going on nationwide, and finally someone is doing something about it.
According to the Washington Examiner, “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is overseeing a campaign to prevent young people from undergoing transition-related healthcare such as hormone blockers and sex reassignment surgery.”
The fact that sex reassignment surgery is even on the table for someone as young as elementary school is ludicrous and despicable.
Children should not have their bodies operated on in an irreversible way just because their parents are on an ideological crusade. It is nothing short of child abuse.
The article continues, “Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo urged the Florida Board of Medicine on Thursday to stop providing transition care for children and adolescents, a request he said was based on ‘a lack of conclusive evidence and the high risk for long-term, irreversible harms from these treatments.’”
The Left is absolutely excoriating DeSantis for this decision, saying that he is denying children healthcare that they need.
But that’s an absurd argument. Healthcare for children involves keeping them healthy, not changing their physical sex in an irreversible way at an age when they are far too young to decide.
DeSantis is doing the right thing here, which is yet another example of him making common sense decisions that help his state, while at the same time infuriating the radical Left.
The Republican legislature in Florida passed a budget that DeSantis felt included too much taxes and spending. And DeSantis decided to do something about that, as well.
According to Politico, “Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday vetoed a record $3.1 billion from a state budget crafted by Republican legislative leaders – and he wanted them to see up close what he had done.”
DeSantis made the politicians watch as he showed them exactly what spending he was striking out of the budget, and at times directly criticized them for mistakes they made in the budget.
This bodes well for DeSantis as a national leader since Republicans frequently are just as bad as Democrats when it comes to overspending and taking away liberty.
If he is willing to stand up to the Republican establishment, then he is someone who should be leading the Republican Party and the conservative movement going forward.