Majority Support State Laws Banning Transgender Treatment for Minors
Several states have recently enacted legislation prohibiting transgender treatment for minors, and most voters approve of such laws.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 58% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of legislation making it illegal to perform sex-change surgery on minors, including 46% who Strongly Approve of such laws. Thirty-seven percent (34%) disapprove of states passing laws to ban such surgeries on minors, including 21% who Strongly Disapprove. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 900 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on February 8-9 and 12, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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