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It's the fact that they pass them regardless of the fact that the people they are supposed to represent are in extreme opposition to them. Republicans hopefully end up shooting themselves in the foot when they continue to show how obstinately they want to ignore facts.

But then again, these politicians are making laws based on faith, not fact. Faith is a powerful motivator....

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Somebody needs to do a poll on how the anti trans youth laws/bills/media barrage affect the mental of trans adults because if I use myself as an example, its not good.

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“Despite significant opposition, the subcommittee approved the bill”

They are the anti-fact, anti-science party and they serve their rich donors and their religion over actual voters

How do they sleep at night? Have they no shame? Of course not

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It's like facts, decency and existing law don't matter . It's like public support doesn't matter. It's like hate is the point and it's amazing how much busier the state legislatures are versus our current House of Representatives in DC.

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Always go into battle fully armed. We (my care coordinator at Affirmations LGBTQIA+ Community Center, and I) are seeking to arm me with data and reports of transgender deaths on the East side of Detroit, which is where my PO wants to place me in a male halfway house for a marijuana violation. If anyone knows where we can find such data, please let me know.

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Peer reviewed research and science and the opinions of virtually every medical group in the U.S. matter little when the bias and hate created by religion, our bought and paid for politicians who are intentionally ignorant and have little interest in anything but getting re-elected. Moneyed interests and conservative christian nationalists have caused our system to fail in so many areas, it is quite disheartening. Stand by for heavy waves if we re-elect that narcissistic demagogue ex-President.

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Adaptation of the old adage

You can lead horses to water but you can’t make them drink !

The fact that they are ignoring the decades of research and clinical studies will not lead to favorable court outcomes

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The sad fact - as is alluded to in the article - is that nothing seems to make a difference at this point. No studies, facts, testimony, or even public reaction seem to sway anything. GOP legislators in red states are absolutely determined to enact the worst possible anti-trans legislation, and there is no stopping point. The only realistic hope at this point - a dwindling hope, but still sort of intact for now - is that this fascism won’t spread to the blue states and the federal government.

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Just wondering, can these children access GAC via telehealth and mail-order from providers in blue states?

Anyway, it's past time to start a Rainbow Railroad to aid individuals and families fleeing shithole states. I'm happy to do what I can to help. Also, I will simply refuse to set foot in or do business with any company in a shithole state.

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Sounds interesting I will check it out thanks honey!

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Phillip Ford is amazing. EVERYONE who drove to Columbia, SC to testify - in inclement weather - was against this bill. They just had Matt Sharp phone it in... 47 people testified against the bill, and one for it... they guy who helped write it.

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The Alliance Defending Freedom???? Who's freedom? Their freedom to oppress others? The only religion the Republicans care about is money and power.

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This is like Romney's "binders full of women", but in a good way.

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:Snork:

Ask and ye shall receive, right?

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