Skip to comments.California Can Now Jail People For Misusing Gender Pronouns
Posted on 10/07/2017 9:38:42 AM PDT by Enlightened1
California can now start jailing people that refuse to use the preferred gender pronouns of nursing home residents after Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill Thursday.
The laws effect is limited to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but mandates that those who willfully and repeatedly refuse to use a transgender residents preferred name or pronouns can be slapped with a $1,000 fine and up to one year in prison, according to the California Heath and Safety code.
Known as the LGBT Senior Bill Of Rights, the legislation also requires nursing homes and care facilities to allow residents to use the bathroom of their choice, regardless of biological sex. The bills author, state Sen. Scott Weiner, argues that religious views dont hold weight in public areas.
Everyone is entitled to their religious view, Wiener said. But when you enter the public space, when you are running an institution, you are in a workplace, you are in a civil setting, and you have to follow the law.
Wiener also released a statement thanking Brown for signing the bill.
Our LGBT seniors built the modern LGBT community and led the fight for so many of the rights our community takes for granted today. It is our duty to make sure they can age with the dignity and respect they deserve, Wiener wrote. I want to thank Governor Brown for joining our coalition in supporting this bill, which will make a real difference in peoples lives. The LGBT Senior Bill of Rights is an important step in our fight to ensure all people are treated equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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Oh dear Gd I have to leave this state... sanity and common sense already left a long time ago
Free speech only applies to professional athletes.
This will be upheld by the 9th, and overturned by the Supremes. You can fire them, but not prosecute them,
REEEEEEALLY wish y’all could get the hell outta that gulag !
The good side of this insanity is that gangsters and illegals can be arrested for misusing the California English language. Thank you Jerry.
Hey who or whatever you are would you come over here?
Thought Crime. The libs are making “1984” come true, and they can’t see it. It’s stunning.
(that WAS a joke, right ? ;-)
other bs from Sacramental
Knowingly exposing others to HIV will no longer be a felony in California
LGBT Community = Hotel California
In the meantime, creative souls in the nursing homes will be coming up with a raft of new ways they will be required to be addressed.
The number of Princes, Queens, Kings, Your Majesties, Dukes, Duchesses, and even Dorks, Dimwits, and Dunces will multiply like rabbits in CA nursing homes. And they will be addressed as such, under penalty of law. Next, CA legislators will address how often one can change one’s way of being addressed, for some residents will prefer to change theirs frequently.
Liberals are just short on brain cells. That becomes clearer the more control they gain. Fortunately, wherever they manage to gain power, they end up governing over an ever-shrinking pie.
That is illegal and unconstitutional. Doesn’t matter if they have a law. That law is invalid and not binding.
Oops, we gotta get to work to fix the law to prevent that from happening. Thanks for pointing it out. </California State Government>
So if I decide that I want to be called "Supercalifragilicousexpialidocious" it is ILLEGAL for someone to call me something else?
Does this law ONLY apply to transgenders or to us "normies" as well?
Seems unconstitutional on its face on *several* levels.
So is, “Hey dude” now illegal?
and the over-pampered college creeps.
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