Federal judge orders sex-reassignment surgery for Mass. prisoner

, The National Law Journal


A Boston federal judge has ordered sex reassignment surgery for a prisoner serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole for murdering his wife.

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  • Bridget

    This is very disturbing to think that the State will be paying for this surgery, and that he is allowed this surgery in light of the fact that he murdered his wife!! Unbelievable.

  • RMB

    Yes, Julie (comment 9/5/12@ 9:38 a.m.), there is a Santa Claus. The article states that the "Massachusetts Department of Corrections" must provide the operation.

  • Julie

    Does this mean the state is paying for this? It's one thing if he's paying for it, but on the outside you'd never get this handed to you.

  • MLT

    From Cape Gireadeau Mo. Home of Rush, you have got to be kidding.

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