The religious rights bill heads back to the Senate without wording authorizing Attorney General Dan Paxton to sue San Antonio on behalf of Chick-Fill-A.
Given the shift in attitudes in the US toward LGB and especially Transgender people thanks in large part to the influence of the Evangelical Right, Mike Pence, and the Trump administration, seeing this is more disappointing than surprising.
Lawyer Kara Dansky, a spokeswoman for the Women’s Liberation Front (WoLF), condemned the transgender rights movement on Monday.
This is beyond anything even remotely acceptable.
Adults posting on the official Achille ISD Oklahoma Facebook page conspired to physically and emotionally harm a transgender 12-year-old student.
“She built a community to protect the abused. Now she’s on the side of the abusers. What happened to YouTuber Laci Green?”
“I-1552 effectively removes protections for transgender people in restrooms, locker rooms, and homeless shelters. The group behind it is fighting hard to get it on the state ballot.”
(Via. Daily Beast)
I disagree with Mr. Maher on this matter. Now is the time to keep the pressure on the candidates, not just for president but for congress and every other position up for vote in November.
It is the hope of GOP bigots any and all of their anti LGBQ legislation will slip under the radar of main stream media and the general public until there is too little desire to change these draconian laws.
Lets make sure no one forgets.
“My daughter is in kindergarten. She’s 6. She loves unicorns and mermaids and soccer. And I’m concerned about my community forcing her to share the restroom with men.
Currently she uses the girls’ restroom. But some Washington state legislators want her in the men’s room — because she was born with a penis.”
I wonder if this guy is going to stand outside of restrooms demanding to check what is in a persons pants? Oh, so all those women you fondled because they didn’t “look typically female” are now filing a sexual harassment suit? Who would have expected such an outcome?
“An Indiana lawmaker has proposed a bill that would make it a crime for transgender people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms that do not conform to their gender at birth, threatening to draw Indiana further into a national debate over transgender rights.”
“The Human Rights Campaign said its next big focus after marriage equality was passing LGBT nondiscrimination laws. But they’re losing ground to an attack spreading fear about who would be allowed in bathrooms.”
“More than two dozen religiously affiliated colleges and universities across the United States have received exemptions from the federal civil rights protections provided under Title IX since 2014, documents show, waivers that activists said allow them to discriminate against students and employees on the basis of categories like sexual orientation and gender identity.”