Maher: Medical schools are “the problem” for lying about science to minimize transition risk for kids

Natalie Portman
By Natalie Portman 2 Min Read

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher argued that medical schools are the problem for wrongly claiming that giving puberty blockers to kids is reversible, and that this is especially galling if it comes from people who they claim to represent science.

During a discussion on transitioning children and transitioning treatments for children, writer Andrew Sullivan said the Biden administration “won’t say a word against it, even as many other countries in Europe are establishing – clearly, the media – The New York Timesalso, The Washington Postthey started considering maybe there [are] problems with these puberty blockers and these early interventions and maybe we shouldn’t intervene so soon. And the Biden administration has never had leftist enemies. We will never say anything but this is essential, obvious, and we should trans[ition] students as soon as possible. And it’s just — I don’t even think Biden is behind all of this, but it’s certainly being controlled by people who are.

Representative Nancy Mace (R-SC) went on to say, “Well, medical schools are behind this, actually. We read stories about…”

Maher chimed in stating, “Yes. And that’s the problem is that -.

Mace added, “They’re training these medical students to say that puberty blockers are reversible. They’re not.”

Maher replied, “Right. And this comes from us we are the people of science.

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