Oklahoma governor signs law requiring birth certificates with only male or female options – LifeSite

OKLAHOMA CITY (LifeSiteNews) — Pro-life Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed into law Tuesday a bill that requires birth certificates in the state to indicate only male or female as a person’s biological sex and expressly banning any nonbinary options to the ire of the far-left transgender movement.

The official Bill Summary for SB 1100 states that it“requires the biological sex designation on a birth certificate to be either male or female and prohibits a nonbinary or any symbol representing a nonbinary designation.”

The new law also prohibits anyone from changing the sex indicated on a birth certificate.

In November,the Oklahoma governor signed an executive order mandating the Department of Health to stop changing and issuing birth certificates with an option for a nonbinary sex. Prior to the order, Stitt said in a statement on the issue, “I believe people are created by God to be male or female. Period. There is no such thing as a binary sex.”

Republican state Rep. Sheila Dills said that today’s SB 1100 was simply codifying the governor’s November executive order by making it law.