Robert J. Kosilek, now known as Michelle Kosilek, sits in Bristol County Superior Court on Jan. 15, 1993, in New Bedford, Mass.

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Robert J. Kosilek, now known as Michelle Kosilek, sits in Bristol County Superior Court on Jan. 15, 1993, in New Bedford, Mass.

Appeals court upholds sex change operation for inmate

By Rodrique Ngowi

Associated Press

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BOSTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a judge’s ruling granting a taxpayer-funded sex change operation for a transgender inmate serving a life sentence for a murder conviction, saying receiving medically necessary treatment is a constitutional right that must be protected “even if that treatment strikes some as odd or unorthodox.”

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you are kidding right

my wife and I where in a life changing accident almost two years ago , and are unable to receive any assistance of any kind . but yet they are trying to give this homosexual an elective surgery in prison . why not keep slapping my wife and I both in the face , please laugh while you do it . this country has got to change .

you are kidding right

my wife and I where in a life changing accident almost two years ago , and are unable to receive any assistance of any kind . but yet they are trying to give this homosexual an elective surgery in prison . why not keep slapping my wife and I both in the face , please laugh while you do it . this country has got to change .

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