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New Jersey governor signs bills to expand transgender rights

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New Jersey Governor signs bills to expand transgender rights
http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/395416-new-jersey-governor-signs-bills-to-expand-transgender-rights
 

"One of the new laws will allow transgender people to amend their birth certificates to reflect their preferred gender identity without providing evidence of having undergone a sex reassignment surgery. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had vetoed the bill twice while in office, NorthJersey.com reported.


Murphy also signed a bill to allow death certificates to reflect a person’s chosen gender identity.

 

And a third law created a Transgender Equality Task force, which will identify the barriers for transgender people in areas like criminal justice, health care and housing."

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Carolyn Marie

Just goes to prove, once again, that elections DO matter.  They matter very much.  Great news for NJ.

 

Carolyn Marie

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Charlize

Yea  I'm so glad that we have a democratic governor at this point.  I do fault him to some extent.  i was hoping this would have happened a while ago but while i could have changed my gender on my birth certificate under the old law this may prove a spark to get me to Trenton.  It will also make thing better for those who can't or don't want to have surgery.

Go Jersey!

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Jani

Go Charlize Go! 

 

Go Jersey! 

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Cyndee

Very nice indeed B)

 

 

 

 

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Charlize

Now if you folks on the left coast could simply hold hands with us on the right perhaps we could pull and squeeze some sense into parts of the middle.

Perhaps we are.  Keep pulling.

 

Hugs,

 

Charlize

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Jani

Tides change one wave at a time.  We are getting there!

 

Hugs, Jani

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SugarMagnolia

@Charlize I love that idea!

*Reaches hand out to East Coast*

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VickySGV
On 7/4/2018 at 7:35 AM, Charlize said:

Now if you folks on the left coast could simply hold hands with us on the right perhaps we could pull and squeeze some sense into parts of the middle.

 

I have quite a group of friends on both coasts, but a much smaller number in between, and they do have their problems, but they keep on trying. 

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