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Daily Wire host Matt Walsh reported Wednesday that some of the nation’s largest transgender “health care” providers are “rubber-stamping” approvals for life-altering sex-change procedures so insurance companies will cover the medical expenses. In an undercover investigation, Walsh and his team discovered how easy it is to get approved for sex-change surgery when one of the host’s producers got a thumbs up for an orchiectomy — a procedure to remove testicles — after just a 22-minute virtual appointment with Plume, the largest transgender health care provider in the U.S.
2/ First, some background. Ari Groner is a licensed clinical social worker who educates doctors on “trans healthcare.” At a recent training session for the Juniper Center, Groner explained that she writes whatever letters her patients want, because she’s not a “gatekeeper.” pic.twitter.com/8CVUWiYetY
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 7, 2023
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More than 400 Canadian wildfires are worsening air conditions throughout much of the northeast and mid-Atlantic United States. Photos taken yesterday and today show New York City and other locations covered in haze and smoke. These conditions are expected to last for the next few days, and a cold front could move the natural phenomenon ever further south as the week goes on. Dr. Darrien Sutton, a medical doctor and ABC News contributor, advised Americans in the affected areas, especially those in at-risk groups, to stay indoors.
"I would advise that you stay inside. Specifically, we should not be working out outside." @DoctorDarienMD joins us as dangerous smoke from Canadian wildfires stretch into the U.S., impacting air quality in many states. pic.twitter.com/dBk8LoNMBQ
— ABC News Live (@ABCNewsLive) June 7, 2023
The House Committee on Oversight and Accountability has officially filed a resolution to hold FBI Director Christoper Wray in contempt of Congress and will hold a hearing on Thursday. Wray is accused of not complying with a subpoena by refusing to provide Congress with a document detailing an alleged bribery scheme involving then-Vice President Joe Biden and a foreign national. Chairman of the House Oversight Committee James Comer (R-KY) joined Fox News Tuesday night to discuss the issue.
James Comer talking tough:
"I wouldn't want to be held in contempt and end up in prison being the former head of the FBI." pic.twitter.com/WSj4PkIKcw
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) June 7, 2023
Tensions boiled over last night outside a California school board meeting, where parents had shown up to protest gender ideology being taught to their children. Parents and activists squared off against masked Antifa members.
The clash occurred outside the Glendale Unified School District’s headquarters, where parents, many from L.A.’s Armenian and Hispanic communities, were blasting board members for promoting a pro-LGBTQ agenda to young children. Other speakers, including a man in a skirt and high heels, showed up in support of the district’s pro-Pride agenda.
Fighting breaks out in Glendale between Armenian American parents and progressive activists over the teaching of sexual materials in school.
This only reinforces my view Armenians are the most underappreciated expat community in modern America.pic.twitter.com/htKsCnD1ek
— Ben Kew 🏌️♂️ (@ben_kew) June 7, 2023
Parents told board members inside and media covering the confrontation outside that they opposed pushing the pro-LGBTQ agenda on children.
Armenian gigachad rips the Glendale School Board for letting boys use the bathroom with his daughter and then tells the LGBT activists in the room "these fake people will go away and we will vote every one of you out." pic.twitter.com/iDb7vNa5jk
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) June 7, 2023
For its part, the Glendale school district says, “parents/guardians may not opt their child out of any lesson referencing LGBTQ+ individuals and history,” as dictated by The California FAIR Education Act.
2024 GOP Update
Three new candidates have hopped into the 2024 GOP presidential primary over the last 24 hours: Former Vice President Mike Pence, current North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, and former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
I believe in the American people, and I have faith God is not done with America yet. Together, we can bring this Country back, and the best days for the Greatest Nation on Earth are yet to come! 🇺🇸 #Pence2024 pic.twitter.com/A8EkqgCDAm
— Mike Pence (@Mike_Pence) June 7, 2023
That brings the primary race to 10 major candidates so far with seven months until the first in the nation GOP New Hampshire primary.
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