Sunday, December 18, 2022

Mike Moon files bills to "save women's sports," "save adolescents from experimentation, " eliminate abortion

(By Sen. Mike Moon, R-Ash Grove)

Winter begins in a few days. And, the First Session of the 102st General Assembly is scheduled to begin in 17 days. At least 798 bills and 64 joint resolutions have been filed. I plan to provide an overview of the bills I’ve filed for the upcoming session.

SB 48 - "Save Women's Sports Act"

Across our country, men have been allowed to compete against women in sporting events. One only needs to look at the competitors in these events to see the drastic differences between the men and women. Take for example, Will Thomas, a member of the women’s collegiate swim team at the University of Pennsylvania.

In March of this year, Will took home the gold in the 500 m freestyle at the 2022 NCAA Womens Championship in a record-setting 4:33.24. During the prior three years, Will was a member of the Penn men’s swim team.

(4:15.73 is the Penn Men’s 500 m freestyle record 2016)

(4:06.61 is the NCAA Men’s championship 500 m freestyle 2022)

William Thomas was the #462 Ranked Swimmer in Men's Swimming. Will Thomas is the #1 Ranked swimmer in Women's Swimming. Actually Will Thomas is the fastest man competing against women in the 500 m freestyle.

Perhaps, Will’s desire to win causes him to stop at nothing to do so. Nonetheless, women should not be made to suffer because of his dysphoria.

The simple fact the a person believes to be someone or something else does not change reality. Just because Will Thomas wants to be a woman – even calling himself, Lia – does not change the fact that he is a man.

And to allow Will Thomas or any other male to compete against females is an injustice.

Currently, the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) and MSHSAA (Missouri State High School Athletic Association) allows males to compete as females after completing one year of hormone therapy. This does not change the fact that a male is a male. The only way to protect women against unfair advantages is to disallow males from competing against them (in sport).

If a Missouri school decides to ignore this statue (when enacted), state funding will cease; “No public or private middle school or high school or a public or private institution of postsecondary education that has biological males playing biological female’s sports shall be eligible for money appropriated by the General Assembly.”

SB 49 -"SAFE” Act (Missouri Save Adolescents From Experimentation)

This bill is somewhat related to the “Save Women’s Sports” act. A growing number of people across the world are discontent with the body in which they were born. Take for example, Chloe Cole. 

 At age 12, she expressed to her parents that she didn’t like herself. Since her parents didn’t know how to address Chloe’s concerns, they turned to medical “professionals” for help. Unfortunately, the medical community thought it best to “play” along with Chloe (they recognized her as the boy she longed to be).
At age 13, the medical “professionals” began administering hormone therapy to Chloe.

When Chloe was 15, her breasts were surgically removed. (It is reported that Chloe was told that her gender dysphoria would not be resolved unless she underwent transition surgery.) This mutilation of her body did not solve her problem – it only proved to exacerbate her dysphoria.

The next year, at age 16, Chloe began the de-transition process…back to her former self…. But, there was a problem. She no longer has functioning breasts. Chloe has expressed concerns that she will never experience the act of breastfeeding her baby. Further, due to the hormone treatments, she laments that she may not ever be able to naturally conceive a child.

It has further been reported (in Chloe’s case), the medical “professionals” concealed the fact that in most cases, gender confusion resolves with age.

Children’s Mercy Kansas City hospital has been offering transitioning treatments to “gender questioning” children and adolescents, perhaps even to those as young as 2.

Why did not the medical “professionals” consider that this dysphoria experienced by Chloe and countless others was a passing one? Could it be that the financial costs of gender transition (surgeries, psychological care, et cetera) can be upwards to a million dollars per case? Is the desire to profit so strong the medical community will do whatever is necessary to increase their bottom line?

Under the SAFE act, no physician or health care provider shall provide gender transition procedures to any minor or refer any minor to another health care provider for such procedures.

Now, in order to protect the interest of parents, this prohibition shall not apply to services for minors born with medically verifiable disorders of sex development (often referred to as “intersex”).

In addition, if after a procedure has begun, any treatment of any infection, injury, disease, or disorder caused or exacerbated by gender transition procedures; or procedures undertaken because the minor suffers from a condition that would place him or her in imminent danger or death or impairment of a major bodily function unless surgery is performed will be allowed.

Need more input? Consider contacting Scott Newgent at

SB 356 - "Abolition of Abortion in Missouri Act"

As a result of the overturn of Roe v. Wade, abortion-related decisions are solely the responsibility of the state. Whether you believe it or not, when a human sperm fertilizes a human egg, a new life begins. Because of this, the new life (like all life) should be afforded all the protections the law has to offer – from conception to natural death.

The abolition of abortion in MO act ensures that it is the intent of the Missouri General Assembly to acknowledge the sanctity of innocent human life and the unborn child at every stage of development has all the rights, privileges, and immunities available to other persons, citizens, and residents of this state pursuant to the Missouri Constitution.

This act also provides that any person accused of committing any criminal offense against a person under the laws of this state where the victim is an unborn child shall be prosecuted in a venue as provided in the act.

The affirmative defense of duress for the offense of murder shall be available where the victim is an unborn child and the defendant is the child's mother. This act also provides it shall be a justifiable defense if a medical procedure is performed by a licensed physician on a pregnant female to avert the death of the female which the results in the accidental or unintentional death of the unborn child and all reasonable alternatives to save the life of the unborn child were unavailable or were unsuccessful.

Finally, this act adds the definition of person in the criminal code to include a human being, including an unborn child at every stage of development from the moment of fertilization until birth.
Do you believe that pre-born children, developing in the womb should be protected from murderous hands, intent on stopping the baby’s development?

I’d like to hear your thoughts on each of these bills. Would you, please reply to this – email or call my office (573)-751-1480 and let me know what you think?

1 comment:

Jonathan Dresner said...

“Amazing, every word of what you just said... was wrong.”