Government Spending

Judge: Convicted Murderer to Get State-Paid Sex Change

District judge rules the state of Massachusetts will have to pay up to $20,000 or more for a man convicted of killing his wife in 1990 to get a sex-change operation


A recent ruling by a U.S. District Judge has stirred some controversy.

U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf has ruled that the state must pay for sex reassignment surgery for a convicted murderer.