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This is ‘civil rights’? Pro-family leaders react to California school’s transgender settlement
Life Site ^ | Kirsten Andersen

Posted on 07/29/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT by Morgana

ARCADIA, CA, July 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family leaders reacted with stunned disbelief this week to the news of a settlement in the case of a Southern California girl whose parents filed a federal civil rights complaint against their local school district after their daughter was not allowed to sleep in a hotel room full of boys during field trips, despite her belief that she is a boy trapped in a girl's body.

After two years of investigation by the Obama administration's Department of Justice, the Arcadia Unified School District agreed to a settlement in which they admit no wrongdoing, but will allow the teenage girl, who is about to enter ninth grade, to use the facilities of her preferred sex rather than her biological one, as well as to participate in activities intended for boys only.

Additionally, they will provide sensitivity training for their staff and faculty and add “gender identity” to the definition of “gender discrimination” in the district’s anti-discrimination policies.

That means from now on, the school district will allow students to use the showers, restrooms, and sleeping quarters of the opposite biological sex if they identify as “transgender.”

On Friday, conservative and pro-family leaders took to Fox News to criticize the decision, which they say is unfair to other students at the school.

Steve Johnson, who heads the local Arcadia Republicans, blamed President Obama for unleashing the DOJ on the school district, saying, “This is just a decision handed down by the Obama administration.” Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition says the Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition says the Obama administration made the wrong call

He said the girl’s classmates are unhappy about the settlement. “The restroom can be a very personal thing for kids growing up,” Johnson said.

Andrea Lafferty of the Traditional Values Coalition also criticized the decision. “We are seeing a trend here nationally where we have individuals who are psychologically unhealthy who are always getting with they want, but what do you do about the hundreds of other children in the school affected?” she asked.

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Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, told Fox News that the DOJ overstepped its bounds in investigating the case in the first place, which he says had nothing to do with civil rights.

Attorney General “Eric Holder needs to reread the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and find out that civil rights are based on an unchangeable, immutable characteristic,” Thomasson stated. “You cannot change your genes or your gender. You have chromosomes and they are either XX or XY. This is a girl who has been environmentally warped to believe she is a boy, and, instead of coddling this confused child, her parents should have gotten her into counseling with an expert on gender confusion.”


TOPICS: Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: disorders; education; genderiddisorder; homeschool; homosexualagenda; transgender

1 posted on 07/29/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Leftists label everything a “civil rights” issue because they know that people don’t want to be viewed as a person who opposes civil rights.


2 posted on 07/29/2013 1:00:32 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Morgana

I would like to know more about this “thing’s” parents. Pictures, names, some background data. I’d also like some interviews with the neighbors. I highly suspect that this “thing,” which wants to call itself a boy, has been sexually and psychologically abused by it’s parents.


3 posted on 07/29/2013 1:02:58 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Morgana

When I was in the 9th grade the girls had boobs and our hormones would rage. Does this girl have boobs and have 9th grade boys changed? They had a cage between the boys and girls side of the cafeteria.


4 posted on 07/29/2013 1:03:47 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Morgana
a Southern California girl whose parents filed a federal civil rights complaint against their local school district after their daughter was not allowed to sleep in a hotel room full of boys during field trips...

If that roomful of boys had decided to make their daughter a temporary plaything, they'd be suing as well.

5 posted on 07/29/2013 1:05:11 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Morgana

And then when one of these transgendered “boys” is gang raped in one of the nastier schools, her family will sue. Oh, and that person’s life will be irrevocably damaged.

Insanity.


6 posted on 07/29/2013 1:07:45 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: Cowboy Bob; Jim Robinson; Chode

I personally think we should change the tag “homosexualagenda” to “freakshow” because anymore it is just that. In the past one had to attend Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus to see anything this far out.


7 posted on 07/29/2013 1:08:01 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: piytar

“And then when one of these transgendered “boys” is gang raped”

Stop right there. You need not say more. We all know that will happen. They are just begging for that to happen. Then that girl will really be messed up for life.


8 posted on 07/29/2013 1:12:11 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
Additionally, they will provide sensitivity training for their staff and faculty

Here's hoping most of the faculty and staff will boycott any "sensitivity training" activities. And if threatened with reprisals, I'd like them to stage a wildcat strike.

9 posted on 07/29/2013 1:13:40 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Morgana; piytar

Oh you can bet the first girl who doesn’t want to shower with a “girl*” will be accused of a hate crime or something.


10 posted on 07/29/2013 1:15:25 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Morgana; All
filed a federal civil rights complaint

Except for making laws to protect existing rights which the states have amended to the Constitution as evidenced by Section 1 of the 14th Amendment, and also to protect specific voting rights evidenced by the 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th Amendments, the states have never granted the feds, via the Constitution, the specific power to protect gay-rights related issues. .

11 posted on 07/29/2013 1:16:50 PM PDT by Amendment10
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To: Morgana

Why are crazy people being allowed to participate in overnight field trips in the first place?

Maybe the school districts being sued need to “settle” their differences with the litigious parents by requiring the parents of crazy school-age children to contractually indemnify the school districts from any liability arising from granting permission for the activity demanded by the parents to occur.

I wonder: if improper — ahem — “touching” occurs, can the parents be sued by the district for pimping their little confused darlings?


12 posted on 07/29/2013 1:22:26 PM PDT by pfony1
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To: Morgana
They are just begging for [rape] to happen. Then that girl will really be messed up for life.

But her parents and the DOJ will see to it that the heterosexual boys subjected to this indignity and temptation would be even more messed up for life: arrest, shaming, trial, jail terms, sex abuser registry, reputation and financial ruin for the parents, etc. etc.

I never in my life thought I would see Satan so active in this nation.

13 posted on 07/29/2013 1:24:39 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Remember... the first revolutionary was Satan."--Russian Orthodox Archpriest Dmitry Smirnov)
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To: Morgana

If she really thinks she is a boy she is already messed up for life


14 posted on 07/29/2013 1:25:43 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: GeronL
the first girl who doesn’t want to shower with a “girl*” will be accused of a hate crime or something.

Well, I saw something along these lines at a former employer.

I was present at a meeting with a flamboyantly gay (read, "attention whore") gentleman. He loudly announced, "I can do this, it's OK, because I'm gay!", turned to the (young, blonde, pretty) girl sitting next to him, and grabbed her breasts with both hands.

He quickly found out that, indeed, it's NOT ok. He was fired that day. The funny part is that he later sued the company, claiming that he was discriminaed against because he was gay. Corporate counsel took care of the problem, fairly rapidly.

15 posted on 07/29/2013 1:30:11 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Morgana
And then when one of these transgendered “boys” is gang raped” Stop right there. You need not say more. We all know that will happen. They are just begging for that to happen. Then that girl will really be messed up for life.
If that happens the LGBTQ (actually FUBAR) community will have there very own Medgar Evers to martyrize. It's just a matter of who'll take a bullet for the team.
16 posted on 07/29/2013 1:33:56 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: massgopguy

Just the premise that she is a “boy trapped in a girl’s body” is demonstrably false. If she was really behaving like a teenage boy, she would want to keep using the girls’ facilities, because that’s what every teenage boy dreams of.

She thinks she is a boy, but she doesn’t have the first clue as to how boys actually think, because she isn’t one.


17 posted on 07/29/2013 1:35:56 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: NotYourAverageDhimmi
Leftists label everything a “civil rights” issue...
It gets worse, NAMBLA is trying to pull this same tactic.
18 posted on 07/29/2013 1:36:05 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I like that! I will use FUBAR instead of LGBTQ forever now.


19 posted on 07/29/2013 1:41:56 PM PDT by ronniesgal (Hey if the NSA is reading this....gfy. thnkskbye.)
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To: ronniesgal

It is now the LGBTQP.


20 posted on 07/29/2013 1:56:13 PM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: piytar

It didn’t turn out well for Teena Brandon.


21 posted on 07/29/2013 2:02:35 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: Morgana

All this is ridiculous and stupid. You can’t change nature. There is no such thing as a ‘sex change.’


22 posted on 07/29/2013 2:06:41 PM PDT by I want the USA back (We live in a fascist dictatorship, thanks to half the public having its head up its a$$.)
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To: Albion Wilde

I never in my life thought I would see Satan so active in this nation.

&&&
Well said, my FRiend. That makes two of us.


23 posted on 07/29/2013 2:20:26 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Let me hear what God the LORD will speak. -Ps85)
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To: piytar

Yes, but the parents will win the Lawyer Lotto, and they obviously have been abusing the kid already.


24 posted on 07/29/2013 2:37:58 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Boogieman

You know, you hit it on the head. Teenage boys would die to be in the girls locker room. A boy she is not.


25 posted on 07/29/2013 2:40:39 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Morgana
For various reasons, many of us did not shower after PE in high school. On warm days, you could tell it, er, smell it in our later classes.

But with a girl, any girl, in the showers naked, I suspect the showers will be full.

This will, undoubtedly, cause chaos.

Picture a large high school in a big, liberal city. Already they have big problems with violence, including sexual assault. Now they are gonna have a boy's PE class with 25 horny gang bangers & 1-2 tranny girls, naked in the shower. What could possibly go wrong?

How can a responsible parent put their daughter in such an obviously dangerous situation?

Now, let's get a little weirder, which is what the Left continually does. Some particularly disturbed boy is gonna go tranny just to shower & pee with the girls. If challenged, he can simply say he is a lesbian trapped in a boy's body. Who will question that, given the threat of a lawsuit? Not the fool, er, school system, you can be sure.

The end of this farce is clear: Multi-sex bathrooms, showers, & the end of overnight trips. Add to that rampant STDs, unwanted pregnancies, & the end of monogamous relationships.

26 posted on 07/29/2013 3:11:15 PM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Morgana
the inmates are truly running the asylum out there...
27 posted on 07/29/2013 3:15:41 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Oldexpat

lesbian gay bi Tranny queer....what is the P for?
I truly cannot keep up.


28 posted on 07/29/2013 5:01:01 PM PDT by ronniesgal (Hey if the NSA is reading this....gfy. thnkskbye.)
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