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originally posted by: glen200376
You better hope that some mad Islamic terrorists don't use it as a means to disguise themselves in a burka while doing "terrorist things".
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: glen200376
Well the way it works in Oregon is you have male, female, and "not specified."
The way it works in DC is you have male, female, and "X."
In California you have to request an entirely new birth certificate to go that route.
Boy...that's pretty terrifying, isn't it? "Not specified" is certainly ripe for abuse by somebody who feels male one day and female the next day.
The horror, the horror.
The rule also removes the requirement for medical attestation for adults making the request to change their sex designation on their birth certificate. It also expands the number of health care professionals who can attest to the gender change for minors.
According to the release, minors who want to change their sex designation have to have written consent from a parent or legal guardian and an attestation by a licensed health care professional.