EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Cruz, Rep. Roy Call On Medical Center To Explain Employee Remarks About Performing Sex Changes On Minors

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Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Texas Rep. Chip Roy sent a letter Tuesday to Dell Children’s Medical Center, calling on the hospital to explain remarks from one of their employees who said the group begins to “transition” children as young as eight and nine years old.

The Daily Caller first obtained a copy of the scathing letter, which ends with a demand for answers to a series of questions about what is allegedly taking place at the Austin hospital in regards to minors being able to receive sex changes. The lawmakers sent the letter to the president of the Dell Children’s Medical Center, the dean of Dell Medical School and the CEO of Ascension Texas regarding claims of gender changes being performed on minors.

Project Veritas released a video in early April that appears to show Nora Scott, a licensed social worker at Dell Children’s Medical Center, admitting to treating patients as young as eight years old using gender transition procedures.

“We do have patients who are starting [their transition] as young as eight, nine. So, we do have folks on the younger side,” Scott says, the undercover video recording shows. “In regards to prescribing, that’s up to the prescriber’s discretion. They might just require a couple of appointments just to see, it might be appropriate after one. It’s not something that we want to gatekeep and require someone to come see us 10 times before it’s prescribed.” (RELATED: POLL: Americans Overwhelmingly Reject Biden’s Stance On Sex Changes For Kids)


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“Good science overwhelmingly opposes these junk procedures intended to do the impossible – change one’s sex,” the lawmakers write in the letter. “Studies show that virtually all children eventually grow out of this stage. Numerous European countries including Sweden, Finland, and the United Kingdom, once considered world leaders in gender experimentation, now heavily restrict access to these procedures, only allowing the use of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones if strict eligibility requirements are met and if it occurs in a research setting.”


“These experimental procedures fail to deliver on the promises made by gender ideology zealots and are more dangerous than the problems they seek to solve. While parents are often parroted specious talking points about how their children will harm themselves if they do not transition, the opposite is true,” Cruz told the Caller before sending the letter. (RELATED: Corporations Lobby Texas To Support Sex Changes For Kids)

“There is no place in Texas or the United States for medically experimenting on children. These junk procedures turn innocent children into victims of a lie — permanently marred, disfigured, infertile, and at war with their own bodies. The leadership of Dell Children’s Medical Center owe Texans answers, and I look forward to their prompt response,” Roy told the Caller.

The Caller contacted Dell Children’s Medical Center President Z. Leah Harris, Dell Medical School Dean Claudia Lucchinetti and Ascension Texas CEO Andy Davis about the letter to which they did not immediately respond.