Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Ed Markey (D-MA) are urging Joe Biden’s deputies to offer the body-changing testosterone hormone to a wide range of people, such as depressed teenage girls.
The two Democrats requested that federal agencies loosen restrictions on testosterone so that transgender people can access it more easily, according to an exclusive report from The 19th. The media outlet is sponsored by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Pfizer, CVS Health, and various other entities in the healthcare space.
The letter asks officials to let companies sell the hormone over the counter, instead of through pharmacies and doctors.
The senators asked the “Health and Human Services Department, plus the Justice Department and Drug Enforcement Administration, what steps … they have taken to reclassify testosterone’s status as a controlled substance,” according to the report.
The letter goes on to contend that “doing so would align with the Biden…