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The majority of Americans do not support transgender surgeries or anti-puberty blockers for minors, according to a poll from a conservative nonprofit organization.

The survey asked whether they would support a ban on puberty blockers, and physical sex-change surgeries for children under 18.


56% of said they would not support a ban while 34% said they would not. A little over a third of those identified as Democrats, while 37% identified as Republicans, and just under a quarter identified themselves as Independents, according to the survey by the American Principles Project Foundation.

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A survey from American Principles Project Foundation.

In another question, were asked whether they were supported or against children being pushed into a sex change. Around 63% of agreed that children were too young for the decision. Around 22% of believed that opposition to gender transition was transphobic.


The poll was conducted by OnMessage Inc. for American Principles Project (APP) in six Senate battleground states – Georgia, Arizona, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Nevada, and New Hampshire – targeted likely general election voters via telephone. The margin of error for the survey was +/- 2.82%.

FILE: Rachel Levine, nominee for Assistant Secretary in the Department of Health and Human Services testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee February 25, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC Levine previously served as Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Medical professionals have told Fox News they have seen rates of gender dysphoria skyrocket among young people in recent years, but that many of their colleagues are reluctant to speak publicly against transgender ideology for fear of both professional and personal retaliation.

Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine, who is the highest-ranking transgender person in the US government, made headlines last month for claiming during an interview with NPR that “there is no argument among medical professionals – pediatricians, pediatric endocrinologists, adolescent medicine physicians, adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, etc. – about the value and the importance of gender-affirming care.”

Fox News’ Jon Brown contributed to this report,