A federal judge in Idaho has ruled that a transgender child molester must be given a taxpayer-funded prison sex change.
Adree Edmo, 31, a convicted child molester who was born a man but now identifies a woman,
Adree Edmo, a child molester who was born a man but now identifies as a woman, demonstrated a “serious medical need,” according to US District Court Judge Lynn Winmill.
“Inmates have no choice but to rely on prison authorities to treat their medical needs,” Winmill said. “This constitutional duty also applies to far less routine, and even controversial, procedures — if necessary to address a serious medical need.”
The ruling in Edmo’s favor is the first in the US to claim a “right” to a sex change… and could have sweeping implications in the prison system.
Edmo, who was imprisoned in 2012 for sexual abuse of a child under the age of 16, is due to be released in 2021.