Skip to comments.Huge victory for pro-family citizens. ALL radical bills in Mass. Legislature stopped cold
Posted on 08/01/2014 7:04:54 PM PDT by massmike
This is what hard-hitting pro-family activism looks like!
At the close of the day on Thursday, July 31, the Massachusetts Legislature - arguably the bluest in the country - finished its formal sessions. All week the House and Senate were meeting and passing bills to beat the deadline.
Right up until the end, the homosexual/transgender movement and Planned Parenthood were lobbying hard to push their contentious, radical legislation still pending. Some bills were in a committee and could have been brought to the floor at any time; others were in a study but could have been lifted and brought to the floor if the leadership so decided.
MassResistance was fighting till the end to make sure all of those bills stayed off of the House floor. Its been a rough week!
Were happy to say that we were 100% successful! All the radical bills got stopped.
Here are the top bills that (thankfully) didnt make it:
(1) H3907 Would have banned therapy for youth on homosexual issues Result: Stopped in Ways and Means Committee
Passing this was the major goal of the homosexual movement in Massachusetts for this year. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. This was a terrible bill that the national homosexual movement has been attempting to pass around the country. It would have banned counseling for youth under 18 concerning sexual-orientation or sexual-identity issues. This could have caused horrific problems for innocent, vulnerable youth -- many of whom were molested or experienced some sort of sexual trauma and who need professional help to heal and properly cope. Children and teenagers who desperately want and need counseling would have beed denied it if this had become law.
(2) H3793 - Planned Parenthoods bill that would have forced homosexuality and abortion education into schools Result: Stopped in Ways and Means Committee
Getting this passed was Planned Parenthoods major goal for the year. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. Planned Parenthood called it An act relative to healthy youth. It was just the opposite.
Planned Parenthood was determined to push this through and set up a special web page to help their people lobby for it.
This bill would have forced all schools to teach sexuality, birth control, abortion issues, homosexual and transgender issues, and similar subjects, in grades K-12, according to the Massachusetts comprehensive health framework a document written by radical activists for the Department of Education. Right now, using that document is only voluntary for schools. This law would have made it mandatory.
Even worse, this bill also re-wrote and watered down -- the current Parental Notification Law, which we worked so hard to pass back in 1995!
(3) H1589 Update to transgender rights bill to include public accommodations Result: Stopped in Judiciary Committee sent to study
This bill was the #1 goal of the transgender movement in Massachusetts this session. MassResistance lobbied hard against it. It would have extended the outrageous mandates and harsh punishments of the current "transgender rights and hate crimes" law to include restaurants, stores, health clubs, rest rooms, amusement centers, and all other places of public accommodation. For example, restaurants would have been forced to let men wearing dresses be waitresses, health clubs would have been forced to allow men to use the female locker rooms and showers, etc.
(4) H547 Require all elder care workers to go through thorough homosexual and transgender diversity training Result: Stopped in House Ways and Means Committee
Titled An Act relative to LGBT awareness training for aging services providers, it would have mandated that all elder care workers in the state to undergo diversity training in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender as a requirement for state certification.
This was yet another part of the latest LGBT efforts across the country to force everyone to accept their behaviors or be denied employment.
(5) H135 State funding for housing for (alleged) homeless youth Result: Stopped in House Ways and Means Committee
Titled, An Act providing housing and support services to unaccompanied homeless youth, this bill sounded innocuous enough. But it was being heavily lobbied for by homosexual groups -- because it was actually a front for something much more devious:
If a middle school or high school youth decided to come out as a homosexual (or transgender) and his parents didnt approve, radical activists planned to place him in alternative housing (with other homosexuals) paid for by the state, and legally take him from his parents home.
(6) H1592 Repeal of the so-called sodomy laws and laws regarding lewd and lascivious acts Result: Stopped in Judiciary Committee sent to study
Current Massachusetts law describes homosexuality as the abominable and detestable crime against nature. Of course, that really angers certain special interests. But we dont think its a conversation most legislators wanted to engage in, and we weren't going to let it go without a fight. The activists will have to try again next year.
Huge victory for pro-family citizens. As deadline passes, ALL radical bills in Mass. Legislature stopped cold -- after heavy lobbying by both sides.
Well done, Patriots!
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Blue states are Reagan states. Red states are leftist, liberal, communist, progressive, socialist ... and unfortunately in some cases, now, GOPe .. states.
Until get back on course, regarding the colors, there will be no fix.
The liberal media (now known as The Palace Media), purposely swapped colors in the election night TV shows, in order to throw off the west coast voters/voting ... after the Reagan years.
So, on the matter of what are Blue states and Red states, and Blue or Red legislative bodies, the article is in error; in fact, the Massachusetts Legislature, like that of California and Connecticut, is among the most RED in “the homeland.”
We have to fight harder in every state-the left has outmaneuvered us significantly in terms of judge appointees and mobilizing the youth vote. We mustn’t give up folks! The left is hoping we will quit, we mustn’t just fight defensively we have to go on the of fence they may have caught us off balance this time but the battle isn’t lost!