Monday, January 21, 2008

Learning About the 'Three Sexes'

Learning About the 'Three Sexes'
By Rick Amato

A new law requiring California public schools to, among other things, allow students to 'choose their own gender' when deciding whether to use the boys or girls restroom and locker room is a glaring example of the cultural assault taking place in America. At stake are the minds, values and ideals of the children who parents send off to school each morning. The law went into effect on Jan. 11.

SB 777 as it is known, claims to be about creating safe schools, and prohibiting discrimination against students based upon gender. Instead it is another example of how the influence which special interest groups hold over our lawmakers results in poor legislation that is out of touch and unrepresentative of the values of the American people. The law alters the definition of the word "sex" as being biological in nature and replaces it with the word "gender" in California's Education Code. It further defines "gender" as "sex" based upon a person's gender identity or gender-related appearance and behavior, and not upon their natural sex at birth.

A supporter of the new legislation, Debbie Look of the California State PTA, told me, "We believe in the right to provide a safe school environment for all students. A 2001-2002 survey indicated that 7.5 percent of students reported being harassed based upon sexual orientation, which in turn leads to poor grades, skipped school days and worse."

But Jim Kelly — one of four Board members of the Grossmont Unified High School School District in San Diego who is currently suing the state of California over SB 777 — had this to say, "No one is arguing against anti-discrimination. There are current laws ... which protect students against the harmful effects of discrimination." But "what they have done here, however, is turn a disorder into a civil right. Gender identity issues are classified as a disorder by The American Psychiatric Association. This law makes it a civil right."


Anonymous cassie said...

This is just ridiculous! What, can these boys just walk into the girl's room anytime they want?

I see a lot of victimization here; this isn't going to turn out well.

10:56 AM  
Blogger CHOMP said...

All I can say is that I am shocked! As Cassie said, "This is just ridiculous!" Yep, this is a law that will not turn out well. We must be the laughing stock of the world. Don't lawmakers know the word "stupid?"

Also, at what age do boys have to stop going into the girl's bathrooms and locker rooms...or do they have to stop?

8:38 PM  
Anonymous Sonny Lykos said...

You don't understand. This all about sex, and sex only. Not only the degradation of our culture's morals, but it will become a boos to the abortion clinics.

Everything has a "business" agenda. So in reality, it's not so ridiculous when considered from their perspective. It's just a natural extension of their agenda.

Think business as usual, and it's marketing to them.

9:09 PM  

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