The New Jersey legislature, with the help of Sen. Andrew Zwicker and 4 Assembly members have introduced bill S3592/A5180 “Establishes certain protections for persons, providing, receiving, and allowing children to receive gender-affirming health care.” The devil is in the details. From the bill statement:
“Specifically, the bill amends P.L.2004, c.187 (C.2A:34-53 et seq.), the “Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act” to stipulate that: 1) the presence of the child in this State for the purpose of receiving gender-affirming health care is sufficient for a State court to have jurisdiction to make an initial child custody determination for a child, if the child and the child’s parents, or the child and at least one parent or a person acting as a parent, have a significant connection with this State other than mere physical presence (section 13 of P.L.2004, c.147 (C.2A:34-65)); 2) a court of this State has temporary emergency jurisdiction if the child is present in this State and the child is unable to receive gender-affirming health care in the child’s home state (section 16 of P.L.2004, c.147 (C. 2A:34-68)); 3) a court of this State is the appropriate forum to exercise jurisdiction in a child custody case when the law or policy of the other state that may take jurisdiction limits the ability of a parent to obtain gender-affirming health care for a child (section 19 of P.L.2004, c.147 (C.2A:34-71)); and 4) in making a determination about whether a court in this State can decline to exercise its jurisdiction over a child custody case, the court cannot consider the taking or keeping of the child from the person who has legal or physical custody or visitation rights as a factor weighing against a petitioner in the case, if there is evidence that taking or keeping the child was so that the child could receive gender-affirming health care (section 20 of P.L.2004, c.147 (C.2A:34-72)).”
What S3592 means in operation is that the state of New Jersey can essentially become a sanctuary state for individuals, including minors, to receive gender-affirming therapy. For example, a mother wants to affirm and support the decision of her minor child born as a biological boy to become a girl. The father of the boy refuses to allow any treatment for his son’s fantasy to be something other than the male he was born.
The mother decides to take her son to New Jersey for gender-affirming health care. The father goes to court in the state where he, his son and the mother of the son reside to bring the boy back. The state of New Jersey will refuse to acknowledge the court order or the custody of the father desperately trying to stop the chemical and physical mutilation of his son. These 10 pages of the proposed law will make New Jersey a sanctuary state for any individual, including a minor, to receive gender-affirming healthcare. There are numerous reports nationwide of children receiving hormone blockers as early as eight years old.
Young girls having double mastectomies as early as 11 years old. Prepubescent boys receiving hormone blockers so they never mature sexually. This affects brain development, cardiovascular development, and musculoskeletal development. NO CHILD has the mental or emotional capacity to make this permanent life-altering decision. With S3592 New Jersey will become the East Coast hub of chemical and sexual mutilation of a minor child.
This is legalized human trafficking. Bringing a minor child across state lines without the consent of both parents and against the law of another state.