President Biden Doesn't Think Donald Trump Will Concede If He Loses in November
Team Biden Thinks the Biggest Images Voters Will Have Are of January 6
ATF Director Still Doesn't Know the Difference Between a Magazine and a Clip
Urine luck, Keith Olbermann is Pissed and It's Golden
Rep. Ro Khanna Says Biden Needs to Recognize a Palestinian State to Get...
Michael Moore Informs Jews Their Enemy Isn't Palestinians but White European Christians
LISTEN: Prof. Turley On SCOTUS Keeping Trump on the Ballot (and a Deep...
Defenders of Democracy Alert: AG Garland Calls Election Integrity Laws 'Discriminatory' an...
The Nation: The Supreme Court 'Twisted' the 'Crystal-Clear' 14th Amendment
President Joe Biden Says Justice Clarence Thomas 'Likes to Spend a Lot of...
You Don't Despise the Media Enough: Only SOME Baseless Claims Are Bad (Take...
WHOOPS: Jim Acosta Steps on a Giant Rake While Celebrating Abortion Amendment in...
Intolerance on Campus: Leftwing Berkeley Students Form Violent Mob and Attack Jewish Speak...
NBC News’ Ken Dilanian Fears SCOTUS Is Interfering With the Election
The 9-0 Trump Victory Is Leaving Liberal Dreams Crushed

Cruel and unusual: Judge rules that prison officials can't delay inmate's gender confirmation surgery

Honest question: Is “gender confirmation surgery” what they’re calling it now? Because we’re old enough to remember when it was just called a “sex-change operation.”

Advertisement

In any case, a federal judge has ruled that prison officials can’t delay an inmate’s gender confirmation surgery while they appeal a ruling requiring them to provide the surgery.

The Associated Press reports:

U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill made the order Monday, saying he believed the Idaho Department of Correction’s appeal in the case was likely to fail and that delaying Adree Edmo’s surgery could cause her great harm. The ruling means the original June 13 deadline for providing the surgery remains in place.

Winmill ruled in December that the state’s denial of the surgery amounted to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment, and said Edmo proved she had a serious medical need and failure to treat it would result in significant injury or unnecessary pain.

The state began the appeal process a short time later, with state officials noting that the prison’s own medical professionals say surgery would be the wrong treatment for Edmo’s condition and that the state shouldn’t be obligated to provide a surgery to an inmate that many privately insured Idahoans can’t get covered.

So the prison is being required to provide surgery that the inmate likely couldn’t afford outside of prison.

Advertisement

Oh yeah, Edmo “has been continually housed in a men’s prison since her conviction of sexual abuse of a child in 2012.”

Dr. Daniel Grossman, a clinical and public health researcher on abortion and contraception, kicked things up a notch by stating that the surgery was a human right.

From KIDK in Idaho Falls:

Brady Summers dated Mason Edmo, now Adree Edmo, for two years. It was his first relationship since coming out. It did not end well.

“He would beat me on a constant basis,” Summers said. “I had to keep my head low. I had to be careful what I said, careful what I did. And the final straw of me escaping that was him beating me with a frying pan.”

Edmo went to jail, but tried to reconcile with Summers when he got out. It also did not end well. Not long after that, Edmo was in prison for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16.

Advertisement

We’ll stick with Adree, since Twitter might ban us for “deadnaming” her.

Advertisement

Advertisement


Related:

 

 

Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Recommended

Trending on Twitchy Videos

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement