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Schools brace for transgender law
Monterey Herald ^ | 12/26/2013 | LISA LEFF and JULIE WATSON

Posted on 12/27/2013 5:36:11 PM PST by artichokegrower

AN FRANCISCO — With a law that spells out the rights of transgender students in grades K-12 set to take effect in California, school districts are reviewing locker room layouts, scheduling sensitivity training for coaches, assessing who will sleep where during overnight field trips and reconsidering senior portrait dress codes.

But administrators, counselors, teachers and school board members also are watching and waiting. The law, the nation's first requiring public schools to let children use sex-segregated facilities and participate in the gender-specific activities of their choice, could end up suspended within days of its Jan. 1 launch if a referendum to repeal it qualifies for the November ballot.

To obtain a public vote on the law, passed by the legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, a coalition of conservative groups called Privacy for All Students has collected hundreds of thousands of signatures. Counties have until Jan. 8 to verify them through random spot-checking.

Depending on how many are found to be valid, the secretary of state will approve the referendum, determine that it failed or order a review of every signature.

"We don't know what's going to happen when kids come back from their holiday vacation," said Republican state Sen. Steve Knight, who voted against the law. "Are there going to be 15-year-old girls talking in the bathroom and in walks a boy? What are they going to do? Scream? Run out?"

(Excerpt) Read more at montereyherald.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
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Reading, riting, and revulsion. The three "Rs'"
1 posted on 12/27/2013 5:36:11 PM PST by artichokegrower
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I’m sick to death of the freaks & deviants who run this state.


2 posted on 12/27/2013 5:40:35 PM PST by skeeter
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To: artichokegrower

Working out who’s who in the locker rooms and sleep overs? I’ll say it, at this point, what difference does it make???


3 posted on 12/27/2013 5:42:40 PM PST by bgill
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To: artichokegrower

Note to parents....grab your kids and run. They’re better off uneducated than corrupted by these people. Trust me, in a couple of hours a day, you could be a better job, without all of the garbage. Your child’s soul is more important.


4 posted on 12/27/2013 5:46:24 PM PST by JudyinCanada
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“reconsidering senior portrait dress codes”

Thank God for Photoshop


5 posted on 12/27/2013 5:48:42 PM PST by artichokegrower
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To: artichokegrower

Why bother with the referendum? It’ll cost a ton of $, then when it passes overwhelmingly, a single judge will overturn the public vote.


6 posted on 12/27/2013 5:52:29 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: skeeter

Its time for the good people to take back our country from the pervs. Can we file many lawsuits in many places and tie this crap up in court?


7 posted on 12/27/2013 5:57:23 PM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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Why bother with the referendum? It’ll cost a ton of $, then when it passes overwhelmingly, a single judge will overturn the public vote.

Democracy in America is dead. I don't see why we even bother with elections anymore.

8 posted on 12/27/2013 6:10:04 PM PST by madprof98
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Probably not. California courts are as corrupt as any in the land.


9 posted on 12/27/2013 6:11:08 PM PST by skeeter
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To: madprof98

“I don’t see why we even bother with elections anymore.”

We won’t for long


10 posted on 12/27/2013 6:16:28 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: skeeter

Apparently the voters in California didn’t believe that electing deviants to office would have any negative consequences. Dolts!


11 posted on 12/27/2013 6:17:56 PM PST by GunsAndBibles (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: GunsAndBibles

Neither do the voters nationwide, apparently. Dolts, all.


12 posted on 12/27/2013 6:19:47 PM PST by skeeter
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To: artichokegrower

I hope the 15 year old girls in the bathroom when a boy walks in KICK HIS ASS!


13 posted on 12/27/2013 6:24:18 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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Their “holiday “ vacation? What “holiday would that be? Hanukkah that ended 3 weeks ago? that muslim holiday that did not even take place in December this year? Maybe its extended July 4th?


14 posted on 12/27/2013 6:25:58 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: artichokegrower

Queers, freaks and perverts .... I think the unsure fall into the second category.


15 posted on 12/27/2013 6:26:16 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (Some people might call it a confidence game or swindle, others call it ObamaCare!)
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To: Menehune56

Has already happened and the girls were cited for a hate crime. I’ll look for a link.


16 posted on 12/27/2013 6:26:36 PM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: artichokegrower

It don’t get any dumber than this.

In my day we would have kicked their ass.


17 posted on 12/27/2013 6:35:51 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: JudyinCanada
Run where? They brought this to themselves! F_Them, all of them.
Let all the Residents of CA suffer in their cesspool of fate.

When they run they'll vote the same expecting a different result.

18 posted on 12/27/2013 6:41:38 PM PST by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: artichokegrower

Any shcool that follows this should be closed

The judge can order it, let him enforce it


19 posted on 12/27/2013 6:45:53 PM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: artichokegrower

What a waste of everyone’s time. Total BS and completely unnecessary.


20 posted on 12/27/2013 6:49:08 PM PST by GSWarrior
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