D066 HB Committee #08 Report #48
House of Bishops Committee 08 - Social Justice & United States Policy presents its Report #48 on Resolution D066 (Addressing restrictions on access to gender affirming care) and moves:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,
That the 80th General Convention celebrates the diversity of human experience, recognizing that we are all made in the image of God, and be it further
Resolved, that the 80th General Convention calls for the Episcopal Church to advocate for access to gender affirming care in all forms (social, medical, or any other) and at all ages as part of our Baptismal call to “respect the dignity of every human being”; and be it further
Resolved, that the 80th General Convention affirms that all Episcopalians should be able to partake in gender affirming care with no restriction on movement, autonomy, or timing; and be it further
Resolved, that the 80th General Convention understands that the protection of religious liberty extends to all Episcopalians who may need or desire to access, to utilize, to aid others in the procurement of, or to offer gender affirming care; and be it further
Resolved, that this 80th General Convention supports public policies at the local, state, and national levels in all our countries to support gender affirming care.