Minnesota Mother Asks Supreme Court to Take Up Case Against School for Giving Her Son Gender Transition Treatments Without Her Consent

Anmarie Calgaro, a Minnesota mother who in November 2016 filed a lawsuit against county, health, and school officials who began gender transition treatments on her teenage son without her consent. | (Photo: YouTube/Child Protection League Action)

A mother is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a case centered on Minnesota officials providing her son with gender transition treatments without her consent, even though he was a minor at the time.

The Thomas More Society filed a petition for a writ of certiorari to the Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon on behalf of Anmarie Calgaro, who is suing St. Louis County officials over their involvement in her child’s gender transition.

Society Special Counsel Erick Kaardal said in a statement emailed out to supporters that the case was “a parent’s worst nightmare.”

“Calgaro’s child, while a minor, was steered through a life-changing, permanent body altering process, becoming a pawn in someone else’s sociopolitical agenda and being influenced by those who have no legal or moral right to usurp the role of a parent,” stated Kaardal.

“This is an unacceptable situation for any parent and a serious violation of parental and due process rights.”

In November 2016, Calgaro sued St. Louis County, Fairview Health Services, Park Nicollet Health Services and the St. Louis County School District for providing her son with gender transition treatments without her consent.

School officials argued that the child, called “E.J.K.” in court documents, should be treated as an emancipated minor because he was living on his own and had an emancipation letter, albeit one that was not legally binding.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Michael Gryboski