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Parents Beware: California Is Out To Marginalize You!

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By now most have heard about California’s lawsuit against a local school district that refuses to keep parents in the dark about the sexual proclivities of their children. Under state law school officials are prohibited from telling parents that their child might be living a “double life,” a boy at home and a girl in school.
It’s called transgenderism and it’s becoming very popular in some circles. It is where a child — yes, child is the correct word — has occasion to believe that he or she was born in the wrong body and is confused about which sex he or she is. And for some kids they claim they are neither, the term is gender nonconforming.
Now that used to cause a red flag to pop up saying, “This kid needs help.” Of course, that’s not the case now. This, according to experts in the field (oxymoron?), is a perfectly normal condition for which society should make allowances. It is not a disease or mental health, they say.
Of course, they are wrong. This is what happens when personal and political ideology rules rather than common sense, as we see far too often in these blue states.
This is a social contagion whose fires are being fanned by a collection of leftist activists, woke academics, anti-family Marxists, and an assortment of other wing-nuts from across the political spectrum whose voices are louder than their collective intelligence.
In the case at hand, California’s chief legal wing-nut, Rob Bonta — and a host of others in his employ having the same level of intelligence — has filed a lawsuit against the Chino Valley School District that had the courage to stand up against the state and declared that when it comes to their children, parents should know about such things.
You see, to the nimrods running the California schools, Chino Valley’s unwise defense of parents’ right to know is outweighed by the collective intelligence of those who celebrate gender as a spectrum.
“[The Chino policy] unlawfully discriminates against transgender and nonconforming students, subjecting them to disparate treatment, harassment, abuse, mental, emotional, and physical. This is by design: The Board’s plain motivations in adopting [the policy] were to create and harbor animosity, discrimination, and prejudice towards those transgender and gender nonconforming students, without any compelling reason to do so,” says the all-knowing and all-powerful banana republic of California.
According to W-N Bonta, “For far too many transgender children and gender nonconforming youth, school serves as their only safe haven — a place away from home where they can find validation, safety, privacy. We have to protect that.” Of course, that is woke speech for “parents can’t be trusted to do that job that is why the atheists running the state must step in.”
The suit alleges in one section that “transgender and gender nonconforming students in unsupportive environments experience high degrees of discrimination and harassment.” I would think that that would be true. But where are these “unsupportive environments” that the state must assume dot the landscape? According to the suit, the unwelcome places are homes in which these children reside with their parents.
“Gender identity is not a choice, and it is not a mental illness. It is an essential part of one’s identity and being, and cannot be voluntarily changed. Transgender students in unsupportive or unsafe environments suffer significant levels of discrimination, abuse, and harassment, both physical and mental, well above their non-transgender peers,” it says.
Of course, schools are the ideal place for such students. They are safe from prying parents. Perhaps the teachers’ union loves the kids more than the parents do. Think that answers it?
Then the state reports on a study from the state’s public schools which found that 40 percent of the transgender students reported bulling against only 7.3 percent of the non-transgender students that reported bulling. Okay, but this is a sad fact: Kids will be kids and they can be mean to those they see as “different.” So, the answer is to treat them in such a manner that they find solace only with other transgender and transgender allied students? Who’s treating whom differently?
But it can’t be just other kids that are bullying these students. It’s not. According to the suit the bullies are (drum roll) the parents. And here is the evidence as presented to the court:
“In the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey, 10 percent of respondents said that an immediate family member had been violent toward them because they were transgender, and 15 percent ran away from home or were kicked out from their homes because they were transgender. Of those who transitioned in the year preceding the survey, eight percent reported violence from an immediate family member because they were transgender, seven percent ran away from home, and eight percent had been kicked out of their home.”
Okay, look at the percentages. Harassment at home: 10 percent; 8 percent. That means that 90 percent and 92 percent of the homes were not abusive just because their kids found some difficulty with their sexual identities. But the state sees a problem that can only be rectified by a complete ban on parental notification. Typical authoritative governmental overreach and assertion of power by one who knows best.
And think about this a little harder. Some children are reluctant to talk with parents about many sensitive (to them) matters; afraid of disapproval, punishment, loss of parental love. These are all things that children of all ages wonder about; now combine that with some teachers’ union representative who tells them you can’t trust your parents with this information.
One of the saner voices in this argument came from Republican State Rep. Bill Essayli: “There’s a lot of systems in place to deal with physical abuse of any minor, and I think it’s wrong for the state to presume that parents are a danger and therefore take a blanket policy where they’re going to withhold information from all parents under the auspice that some parents might be harmful to their kids.”
His bill to do just that was never given a hearing.
There is a disconnect here and it is one that the wing-nuts running the state are encouraging. If these self-aggrandizing nitwits really wanted to support children they would be doing all they could to strengthen the bonds and developing trust between parents and their children. Parental involvement in the lives of their children makes for better kids and better schools.
But that apparently doesn’t count in California. Remember this is the state that legalized abduction of children from other states who were unable to transition there to find appropriate state-approved guardians with nary a word to the parents who would be left wondering whatever happened to the pretty little girl who helped them with their farm chores.
Sorry, she ran off to California where she could become a boy.
Of course, we’re not winning this war. In just the past two weeks courts in Maryland and New Jersey, apparently populated with the same dimwitted nimrods as in California, sided against parents on this issue.
And keep this in mind: from its inception, Communists’ dogma has always promoted the disruption of the nuclear family. Just sayin’.

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