Thursday, April 4, 2019

ACLU Sues Catholic Hospital for Refusing to Perform Transgender Surgery

Apparently, the right to self-harm now trumps religious liberty in this country:
Religious freedom? What religious freedom?
I'm pretty sure that I've written those same two questions to open an article in the past. No doubt, considering how rapidly society is transforming, I will plagiarize myself again before everything is said and done. This time, I ask the questions because the ACLU has sued St. Joseph hospital in Eureka, Calif., for refusing to perform surgery on a woman who thinks she is a man.
Oliver Knight (I don't know her real name) explains in an article published on the ACLU's website that the hysterectomy she was scheduled to have was the next surgery in the process of sex reassignment. She confesses that:
Since I was a kid, I’ve felt like my body didn’t match my soul. I felt uncomfortable in clothes. I felt disgusting when I showered. Everything felt wrong, but it took me a while to figure out why. Once I discovered that I am a man, I went to my doctor to start the process of medically transitioning. I began taking testosterone. I had a double mastectomy. The next step was a hysterectomy.
Thankfully, the hospital realized that the surgery violated their religious beliefs and prevented Ms. Knight from any further self-harm through the process of mutilating her body. The ACLU, of course, sees it differently --->
Read the rest of the story HERE.

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