Tesla founder and Twitter CEO Elon Musk doubled down on his previous criticism of adults who allow minors to undergo gender transition procedures on April 14, stating that the sterilization of children through such procedures should be punishable with life imprisonment.
“Any parent or doctor who sterilizes a child before they are a consenting adult should go to prison for life,” Musk wrote on Twitter.
The tech billionaire’s comment came in response to another user’s post mocking an MSNBC opinion piece criticizing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his policies relating to parental rights, among other issues.
Musk, who has a child that identifies as transgender, has been outspoken in his disapproval of gender-transitioning minors in the past.
Just last month, in another Twitter exchange, he took aim at adults who encourage children to undergo such procedures, holding that they were feeding kids “propaganda.” Read more…