WASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — U.S. Republican Senator Mike Lee has criticized state laws allowing so-called “gender transition” operations for children without parental consent in a blistering speech prompted by the refusal of Democrat senators to sign a resolution condemning mob violence.
Lee lamented that Democrats had objected to his resolution and insisted when the Senate returns from its recess it is “not just going to be debating non-binding resolutions.”
“It’s long past time to expose the shiftless idiocy of the anti-American, anti-science, anti-establishment, anti-constitution mob and remove their snouts from the federal trough,” the senator said.
“Colleges and universities that punish free speech and discriminate against conservative and religious students; city council’s who defund their police departments and refuse to protect public safety; states that force doctors to mutilate confused children without their parents’ consent; school districts that embrace the ahistorical nonsense of the ‘1619 Project’; the smug sneering privilege of all the above and much more — the whole garbage fire that is the so-called woke ideology depends on federal money,” Lee blasted.
Earlier this month, Lee was one of a trio of Republican senators who blocked a move by Democrats to pass the so-called “Equality