One Republican lawmaker wondered if Democrats would push the bill if President Donald Trump decided to call himself “the first female president.”
Most Americans don’t want a nationwide bathroom requirement, health care mandate, or “preferred pronoun” law based on gender identity, but congressional Democrats seem to think it’s time to impose them.
Twitter’s latest move against free thought came in the form of a ban on “misgendering” and “deadnaming.” This essentially means users who use pronouns and names that align with a person’s biology rather than their professed gender identity will be punished.
A bill lurking quietly in the Vermont House of Representatives would let “transgender” students choose opposite-sex programs, activities and facilities regardless of their own biological sex.
New House legislation includes bills that would allow “transgender students” access to gender-separated school facilities, programs and activities, ban the use of “eminent domain” seizure of land for natural gas pipelines, and further decriminalize the use of mind-altering drugs.
Parents used to worry about “peer pressure” encouraging their kids to experiment with alcohol or drugs, or to have sex. Now, they have to worry that it may encourage their kids to change sex altogether.
“Using the word ‘family’ in this sense bothers me too,” wrote another employee, who felt excluded by the term because she was neither married nor a parent. “It smacks of the ‘family values’ agenda by the right wing, which is absolutely homophobic by its very definition.”
Earlier this month, a Virginia school board voted unanimously to fire a teacher after he refused to comply with administrators’ orders to use a female student’s preferred masculine pronouns.
If Americans do not push back effectively against attempts to restrict speech and suppress religious exercise, any one of us might find ourselves being punished for living according to our beliefs.
Over 1,000 persons have signed a petition demanding that Chow resign from student government or face a recall. She also has faced pushback on social media.
More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals.