Monday, January 11, 2016

WA State in State of Denial Over Bathrooms

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Washington State will now require public buildings, including schools, to allow individuals to use bathrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex.

Shouldn't parents have a right to expect that when their children go to public school the boys will use the "boy's" bathrooms and lockers and the girls will use the "girl's" bathrooms and lockers?

The state says, "No."

The State is not only standing against the rights of parents, but against Nature and commonsense.

Homosexual activist Seattle Mayor Ed Murray was advocating for this last summer.

Governor Inslee is trying to dodge the issue---at least for now.

The policy, which activists say "clarifies" existing law, went into effect the day after Christmas.

Washington has crossed the threshold into a state of denial.


Although this policy, which changes existing law and was essentially created by Human Rights Washington, took effect December 26, it has been in the works since 2012.

It eliminates a previous separate standard for schools, which allowed them to look at locker room use for so-called transgender students, on a case by case basis.

Sharon Ortiz, Executive Director of Human Rights Washington and ACLU staff attorney Margaret Chen, both say this merely clarifies law that previously existed under state anti-discrimination law according to Seattle's Fox Q13 TV.

State Rep. Graham Hunt (R-Orting) plans to propose legislation this week that will allow businesses to maintain segregated facilities based upon an individual's genitalia.

State Rep. Laurie Jinkins (D) says the concerns over transgender bathroom access is about nothing more than fear-mongering.

Sure, normal people, including children, don't care if they are going to the bathroom or taking a shower next to a stranger of the opposite sex---any concern is just another act of "fear mongering" on the part of those out of touch conservatives and Christians.

This policy is the result of homosexual activists incrementally introducing it.

Seattle's Mayor Ed Murray has been celebrated by the Seattle Times and others for how he, as a state representative, then state senator, incrementally introduced so-called "same-sex marriage" over more than 10 years---claiming his domestic partners bill "was not," repeat, "was not" marriage. The day following its passage, the Seattle Times published an article titled, "Give Them The Name" because it was "everything but the name."

Washington State submitted.

Last summer Mayor Murray was nurturing this current policy along.

He told King 5 TV, "The move is meant to give people who identify as transgender, or who don't conform to a specific gender, a safe place to use the restroom."

He said, "The transgender community deserves the dignity and respect that most people take for granted."

What about a safe place for the normal kids (and adults) who are not confused about their gender?

Is there no need of a safe place for them? Or are they simply undeserving?

Is there no consideration for their dignity?

The Kitsap Sun is reporting that the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties recently crossed the line from at attempt at common sense to a state of denial---well, they didn't use those words---but they did report that the Y had previously instituted a policy that required transgender members to use private family locker rooms.

They are now apologizing for their missteps, saying, "We made some mistakes through lack of communication and lack of progress."

"Progress" in this brave new world is defined as "transgender members are now free to use the restrooms and locker rooms designated for the gender they identify with, not necessarily the gender listed on their birth certificates."

Governor Inslee Tweeted his approval of the Y's "progress."

Some Christian activists are busy trying to discover where the Governor stands on this issue.

I can help. He is all in because he has to be because of his philosophical and political positions, but the whole matter is so weird and distasteful he is trying to avoid speaking directly about it.

This is from someone close to the source.

Sue Beisley, standing outside the Bremerton Family YMCA, told the Sun, "I think it's great. It's time. This is the world we live in."

Is it?

Can you believe Washington State---politically and culturally---has been drawn into a discussion about going to the restroom? And those advocating for this revision of existing law are doing so with a straight face as though gender confusion is normal and should affect and involve all of us.

The Tacoma News Tribune raises the question of legality. Can an activist homosexual organization---Human Rights Washington--- oversee and facilitate the revising of an existing law?

Should the legislature not be involved in this revision?

The answer should be, "no." But then that would assume a degree of common sense.

Non-transgendered, non homosexual activists who are pushing this are drowning in political correctness, not compassion or fairness.

I understand there is more than a little concern among elected officials who know this is not appropriate behavior, nor is it compassionate.

As they convene in Olympia, I suspect we will see some definitive action on the matter.

How many so-called "transgender" folks are there?

The Stranger, a strong homosexual advocacy publication in Seattle, says no one knows how many, but the National Center for Transgender Equality's web site says no agency has been able to get a count, but they estimate the amount could range from 0.25% to 1%.

"And that," they say, "is the reason this will not be a problem, because there are so few."

It only takes one predatory individual to forever impact an impressionable child. This provides cover for such an event.

And what about the 99 to 99.75% who are not confused about their sexuality? Do we have no right to expectation of privacy when we go to the bathroom or take a shower?

Insanity.

The Stranger is warning homosexual activists to be prepared for Republicans and conservatives to attempt to overturn this policy and not be caught "flat footed."

I pray they are right.

Be Informed. Be Vigilant. Be Discerning.


11 comments:

  1. Why should we give them a place? Let them wear the diapers. They should have thought about that before they changed themselves. Why should our government be constantly paving the road to hell with this stuff? It must be that we have the most corrupt people there. It must be the place that the most corrupt people want to be. It must be their goal or something.

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  2. If transgender folk want to use their own bathroom, the state should be required to put in a small bathroom with a lock that they could use, or anyone could use one at a time. Problem solved. But as you say Gary, such common sense answers to problems require at least a degree of common sense. WA State may already have jumped the shark on issues like this and pot.

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  3. All that is needed for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing. Edmund Burke Spokane

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  4. The goal of these policies and similar initiatives is to convince the populace that there is no such thing as sexual brokenness or sexual sin. And if the consciousness of sexual sin can be destroyed, so can a belief in sin altogether thereby eliminating the need of a savior to cleanse us from it. Obviously we all make “mistakes,” but nothing that rises to the level of a “sin.”
    You will be able to invite people to follow a Christ who wipes every tear from their eye, fills the void within, and gives hope and strength to carry on. But they will reject a Christ who is required to be the spotless Son of God who takes away the sin of the world.

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  5. As long as we keep electing these people we have to always stop them from implementing their agenda of re-defining human society into what they think is right and what have been historical the human society.

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  6. The best thing that anyone can do who is opposed to this latest ruling by the Washington Human Rights Commission is to call or e-mail your state senator and representatives and voice your opinion. This ruling is definitely in the category of righting a wrong made by five un-elected members of a state commission. At this point unless the Governor takes action to revise or have this ruling rescinded, the legislature has the responsibility to some action.

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  7. Read my Pastor's comments: http://www.solideogloria.org/an-open-letter-to-the-ymca/

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  8. Freaks of neither nature, science, nor medicine. So how can people like that be helped? They need some counseling. They should be encouraged to get back to whatever they were, as far as possible, realizing they made a mistake...at least.

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  9. Some years ago each time I went to the gym, which was near capital hill by the way, I could not go near the locker room. Each time I tried to go near the locker room I would get disoriented and actually sick to my stomache. My spirit was so grieved that I could not go into the locker room. I prayed much to find why. That is when I found a list of scriptures on sexual sin and began to look up the several scriptures, breaking them down into the Greek and Hebrew. What I found was public bath houses were part of Greek society, Roman society and was not the Biblical standard at all. It did not occur to me, sadly to publish this information. (Yikes) What I found was even the men's community urnals are a purity no no. Biblical sexual purity standards are we are not to expose ourselves to even the same sex, let alone the opposite sex, except in the marriage couple, of one man and one woman. This is extra alarming to think our children could be showering with the opposite sex at the schools??????? Really the same sex should not be showering in a group setting as per the Bible purity standard. What is going to stop curious little boys from invading the ladies room? Lord help!!!!! Jesus help!!!!!!

    Thank you,

    Sharon

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  10. It's all canine-poo-poo. Otherwise called perversion. There should be a march on Olympia...now. Absolutely brain dead politicians with no moral compass are killing our country.

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  11. Please sign the petition to repeal the law that allows any man to use a women's restroom or locker room.

    Please share with your friends.

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