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Friday, May 27, 2016

Today’s show is hosted by Louie Gohmert. His first guest is Hank Hunt father of slain mom of three, Kari Hunt, they talk about Kari’s Law, a bill inspired by an East Texas mother killed in a Marshall hotel room in 2013 was brought up for a potential vote in the House of Representatives Monday afternoon, and it passed. It will now move on to the Senate.

We also hear from Dr. Paul McHugh, former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital who weighs in on the transgender bathroom issue from a medical of perspective. Also on the topic of transgender, we hear from Walt Heyer, author and public speaker. Heyer, through his website and blog raises public awareness about those who regret gender change.

General William Boykin, Family Research Council’s executive vice president discusses the Hampden–Sydney College’s reversed decision to fire him after reports that he had been removed over his comments on transgender bathrooms.

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Louie Gohmert

Serving his sixth term in the United States House of Representatives, Congressman Louie Gohmert was first sworn in January 4, 2005. He proudly represents the First District of Texas which encompasses over 12 counties stretching nearly 120 miles down the state’s eastern border. Prior to being elected to serve in Congress, Louie was elected to three terms as District Judge…

Guests
Dr. Paul McHugh
Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry - Johns Hopkins Hospital
McHugh was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the son of a Lowell High School teacher and a homemaker. He graduated from Harvard College in 1952 and from Harvard Medical School in 1956. In 1979, in his capacity as chair of the Department of Psychiatry, McHugh ended gender assignment surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Former psychiatrist-in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital and now its current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. McHugh is the author, co-author, or editor of seven books within his field. His expertise includes: Adult Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry. Research interests include: Behavioral Research; Psychiatric Education.
Transgender Surgery Isn't the Solution
The government and media alliance advancing the transgender cause has gone into overdrive in recent weeks. On May 30, a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review board ruled that Medicare can pay for the "reassignment" surgery sought by the transgendered—those who say that they don't identify with their biological sex. Earlier last month Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that he was "open" to lifting a ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. Time magazine, seeing the trend, ran a cover story for its June 9 issue called "The Transgender Tipping Point: America's next civil rights frontier."
Walt Heyer
Author, Speaker
Having suffered from gender-identity disorder since he was a child, Heyer was a married, successful businessman when he underwent cosmetic surgery to alter his sex at age 42.

However, Heyer said surgery and hormone treatment failed to address his underlying psychological issues. After undergoing therapy, attaining sobriety and turning his life to Christ, Heyer says he was able to accept his biology and return to living as a man.

Heyer, now 74 and married to his second wife for 18 years, is an author and public speaker who devotes his life to helping others who regret their choice to undergo what is known as “gender-reassignment surgery.”

A non-denominational Christian, Heyer has told his story in the novel Kid Dakota and the Secret at Grandma’s House and in his autobiography, A Transgender’s Faith. He also spreads awareness through his blog, WaltHeyer.com, and website, SexChangeRegret.com.

I Used to Be Transgender
When a 9-year-old boy who identifies as Stormi, a transgender girl, started selling Girl Scout cookies, one neighbor was not amused, according to Buzzfeed.

The neighbor rebuffed him, reportedly saying, “Nobody wants to buy Girl Scout cookies from a boy in a dress.”

The neighbor is being called transphobic—but perhaps the neighbor thought he was being pranked by a boy and reacted accordingly. Not everyone assumes that a boy in a dress selling Girl Scout cookies is transgender.
A Former Transgender Person’s Take on Obama’s Bathroom Directive
President Barack Obama, the titular head of the LGBT movement, has added to the firestorm of confusion, misunderstanding, and fury surrounding the transgender bathroom debate by threatening schools with loss of federal funding unless they allow students to join the sex-segregated restroom, locker room, and sports teams of their chosen gender, without regard to biological reality.

His action comes after weeks of protests against the state of North Carolina for its so-called anti-LGBT bathroom bill.

As someone who underwent surgery from male to female and lived as a female for eight years before returning to living as a man, I know firsthand what it’s like to be a transgender person—and how misguided it is to think one can change gender through hormones and surgery.
William G. Boykin
Executive Vice President - Family Research Council
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin serves as Family Research Council's Executive Vice President.

He was one of the original members of the U.S. Army's Delta Force. He was privileged to ultimately command these elite warriors in combat operations. Later, Jerry Boykin commanded all the Army's Green Berets as well as the Special Warfare Center and School.

In all, Lt. Gen. Boykin spent 36 years in the army, serving his last four years as the Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence. He is an ordained minister with a passion for spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ and encouraging Christians to become warriors in God's Kingdom.

Jerry and his wife Ashley enjoy spending time with their five children and growing number of grandchildren.
College Reverses Decision to Fire Lt. Gen Boykin Over Transgender Bathroom Comments
The Hampden–Sydney College in Virginia has reversed its decision to fire retired Army Lt. Gen. William "Jerry" Boykin, a devout Christian, as a visiting professor after reports that he had been removed over his comments on transgender bathrooms.

"I would like to thank the leadership of Hampden-Sydney College for the courage they have demonstrated in reversing their decision and allowing me to remain a part of the Hampden-Sydney community." Boykin, an original member of the Delta Force who served as undersecretary of defense for intelligence under President George W. Bush and who has taught on faculty at Hampden-Sydney, told Fox News.