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  • State-coerced child gender ‘transitioning’ is here. Parents are horrified

    04/11/2019 8:51:51 AM PDT · by workerbee · 73 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 4/10/19 | Lianne Laurence
    April 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — As a Canadian father fights to stop court-ordered testosterone treatments for his 14-year-old daughter, U.S. experts warn there’s an increasing danger that more and more American parents will find themselves in a similar heartrending predicament. “Yes, it is really that bad,” Michelle Cretella, president of the American College of Pediatrics, told LifeSiteNews. “Parents are losing their right to protect their children from this dangerous medical experiment, and extended family members fare no better,” she told LifeSiteNews. The general rule that individuals under age 18 cannot consent to medical treatment is being tossed out the window...
  • Court: Parents can't stop girl, 14, from taking trans hormones(canaDUH)

    03/03/2019 8:16:28 AM PST · by rktman · 59 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | 3/1/2019 | Jeremiah Keenan
    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada ordered that a 14-year-old girl receive testosterone injections without parental consent. The court also declared that if either of her parents referred to her using female pronouns or addressed her by her birth name, they would be considered guilty of family violence. As previously reported, Maxine* was encouraged by her school counselor in BC’s Delta School District to identify as a boy while in seventh grade. When Maxine was 13 years old, Dr. Brenden Hursh and his colleagues at BC Children’s Hospital decided that Maxine should begin taking testosterone injections in...
  • State Bills Foreshadow Frightening Trend Of Considering Parents Guilty Until Proven Innocent

    02/26/2019 12:22:30 PM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 26, 2019 | Margot Cleveland
    Two recent bills proposed by state legislators in Illinois and Iowa reveal a disturbing perspective on parental rights that’s becoming more prevalent in our country: the belief that parents cannot be trusted to care for their children. The Swiftly-Defeated Illinois Bill In Illinois, a little over a week ago, Democratic state Rep. Monica Bristow introduced House Bill 3560. That bill sought to amend the school code to require the Child Protective Service unit of the Department of Children and Family Services to investigate the home of a child being homeschooled “to ensure there is no suspected child abuse or neglect...
  • Philip Zodhiates Deserves Better - A Martyr Against Hedonism

    12/05/2018 12:28:51 AM PST · by Yomin Postelnik · 16 replies
    12/05/2018 | Yomin Postelnik
    Phil Zodhiates has been a friend and mentor to many conservative non-profits throughout America. It was he who helped make Col. Allen West's election to Congress in 2010 possible, as was the case with many other conservative candidates. Phil saved a child from terrible abuse and gave a ride to the child's mother from Virginia to Buffalo, NY. For this he has been ordered to report to federal prison tomorrow, with a three year sentence. May G-d Almighty make a miracle for him and free him. The entire story is sickening. It is also a prime example of how hedonism...
  • Minnesota Mom Claims Teen Son Received Sex Change Treatment Without Her Consent

    11/04/2018 7:40:41 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    Faithwire.com ^ | 02 NOV 2018 | Carly Hoilman
    A Minnesota mother claims her 17-year-old son received gender reassignment treatments without her consent. But after a district judge ruled against her lawsuit in 2017, Anmarie Calgaro enlisted the counsel of conservative Christian legal group, the Thomas Moore Society, who filed an appeal in August. Last month, Calgaro’s case was presented before a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit. Thomas Moore Society Special Counsel Erick Kaardal argued that Calgaro’s minor son, identified in court documents as “E.J.K.,” received “elective medical services for a sex change without her consent or a court order of...
  • Court: Obama Admin Dodged State Laws To Get Illegal Minors Abortions

    10/18/2018 5:34:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Federalist ^ | October 18, 2018 | Margot Cleveland
    Last week, a federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union had filed in 2016 challenging the government’s award of grants to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops to provide services to unaccompanied minor illegal aliens and trafficking victims. In the lawsuit, the ACLU argued the grants violated the Establishment Clause because the Department of Health and Human Services allowed the Catholic organization (and its sub-grantees) to deny girls and women in their care contraceptives and abortion. The court rejected the ACLU’s Establishment Clause claim in a methodical 34-page opinion, explaining that the federal funds...
  • Gender: New Jersey Parents Last To Know

    10/04/2018 12:47:00 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 32 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | October 1, 2018 | Accuracy in Academia
    The state of New Jersey has a new regulation in its Department of Education: a provision that prevents schools from informing parents of their child's preferred gender and gender pronouns. New Jersey became the eleventh state to have a specific gender provision in its state regulations, per NorthJersey.com. The local newspaper claimed that the rules are "intended to promote a safe and successful learning environment for [children]." The regulation, which was signed into law by former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, says that gender identity decisions reside with the student, not the parents, despite the fact that students are children...
  • Ron Paul - Forcing Kids Into a Mental Health Ghetto

    09/14/2004 9:27:02 AM PDT · by jmc813 · 103 replies · 1,577+ views
    House Web Site ^ | 9-13-2004 | Rep. Ron PAul (R-TX)
    A presidential initiative called The “New Freedom Commission on Mental Health” has issued a report recommending forced mental health screening for every child in America, including preschool children. The goal is to promote the patently false idea that we have a nation of children with undiagnosed mental disorders crying out for treatment. One obvious beneficiary of the proposal is the pharmaceutical industry, which is eager to sell the psychotropic drugs that undoubtedly will be prescribed to millions of American schoolchildren under the new screening program. Of course a tiny minority of children suffer from legitimate mental illnesses, but the widespread...
  • Parents Denied Right to See Pro-LGBT Videos Forced on Their Children

    07/10/2018 3:10:10 PM PDT · by detective · 90 replies
    The New American ^ | 09 July 2018 | Steve Byas
    A lawsuit against a Pennsylvania school district will be filed later this month, if the district continues its refusal to allow parents to see a series of pro-LGBT videos that their children were forced to watch in April. In a June 22 letter to the East Penn School District, Liberty Counsel attorney Richard Mast said that Pennsylvania state law dictates that parents are entitled to all such curriculum information. Almost three thousand students at Emmaus High School were required to see the videos during the school district’s LGBT “Unity Week.” Students could not opt out, and not only were parents...
  • Alfie and Haleigh and Charlie and Jahi

    04/25/2018 5:34:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 25, 2018 | Michelle Malkin
    When British hospital officials tried to pull the plug on 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans on Monday night in arrogant defiance of his parents' wishes, many Americans took to Twitter to count their blessings that they live in a country that would not allow such tyranny. "Stories like Alfie Evans make me realize how grateful I am to live in America where freedom still exists," one young social media user wrote. "Folks, is this what we want for America? Parents rendered helpless before the gods of socialized medicine?" retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West asked. Alfie's plight comes less than a...
  • Who Controls Your Kids' Lives?

    04/25/2018 5:10:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 25, 2018 | Ben Shapiro
    Former Republican Sen. Phil Gramm of Texas was fond of telling a story about his time stumping for educational change. "My educational policies are based on the fact that I care more about my children than you do," Gramm once said to a woman. "No, you don't," she replied. "OK," said Gramm. "What are their names?" Gramm's fundamental premise is inalterably correct: Parents care more about their children than do the members of the bureaucracy. But parents are being gradually curbed in their authority by precisely those bureaucrats across the West. On Tuesday, a British court condemned a not-yet-2-year-old child...
  • California School District Says Parents Can’t Pull Kids Out Of New LGBT Sex Ed Class

    04/20/2018 3:00:49 PM PDT · by detective · 66 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/2018 | Katie Jerkovich
    A California school district says that parents can’t opt out of a new sex education course that will deal with abortion, homosexuality and transgender issues. California passed a law called the California Healthy Youth Act in 2015 to promote “healthy attitudes” about “gender [and] sexual orientation.” The law is meant to teach students about the “effectiveness and safety of all FDA-approved contraceptive methods” and allow for “objective discussion” about “parenting, adoption, and abortion.” The law also gives parents the ability to opt-out of this education and said that the “pupil” shall not be punished academically in any way if they...
  • The Snitches in Your Kids' Dental Office

    03/28/2018 6:19:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2018 | Michelle Malkin
    How sharper than a serpent's tooth to have a despotic pediatric dentist. Parents who decide, for whatever reason, that they don't like their children's oral care provider should be forewarned. Empowered by government "mandatory reporter" laws, dental offices are now using their authority to threaten families with child abuse charges if they don't comply with the cavity police. Mom Trey Hoyumpa shared a letter last week on Facebook from a dental office called Smiles 4 Keeps in Bartonsville, Pennsylvania. It informed her that if she did not make a dental appointment for "regular professional cleanings" for her child, she could...
  • The Transgender Totalitarians Can Now Legally Take Your Kids

    02/21/2018 8:01:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Feruary 21, 2018 | Jane Robbins
    An Ohio court has removed a teenaged girl from the custody of her parents because they refused to consent to dangerous and experimental medical treatment. The teenager wants to undergo irreversible treatment (hormones and probably sex-reassignment surgery) that she hopes will alleviate the depression associated with her gender dysphoria based on 1) the scientific facts that such treatment will convert her into a lifelong medical patient and probably fail to alleviate her suicidal tendencies, 2) their religious belief that created reality is unalterable, and 3) their fundamental right to direct the upbringing of their minor child, the parents said no. But...
  • Parents Lose Custody of Daughter for Opposing Transgender Medical Treatments

    02/20/2018 6:11:06 AM PST · by Lera · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/19/18 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Parents of a 17-year-old girl lost custody of their daughter for opposing her wish for transgender medical treatments. Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon of Hamilton County, Ohio has allowed the girl to be taken into the custody of her grandparents – who support her medical transition – allowing them to make decisions that will further along her physical transition to the opposite sex. According to CNN, Hendon ordered that the family’s names not be released. The parents reportedly continued to call their daughter by her given name, rather than a male name, and refused to consent to hormone treatments that were...
  • Christian Parents Lose Custody of Daughter After Refusing to Support her ‘Transition’ to Male

    02/18/2018 5:36:13 PM PST · by marshmallow · 34 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 2/14/18 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, February 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Ohio government authorities forced parents to give up legal custody of their daughter after the mother and father said they opposed the girl’s decision to identify as a ‘boy’ and transition to being 'male.' The Hamilton County Job and Family Services took legal custody of the teenage girl, 17, who, according to court records, suffers from gender dysphoria. The teen is currently living with her maternal grandparents. The girl’s name and the names of her parents are under court seal. The minor was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and gender dysphoria after being hospitalized...
  • Christian parents lose custody of daughter after refusing to support her ‘transition’ to male

    02/15/2018 5:02:39 AM PST · by Petrosius · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 14, 2018 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, February 14, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Ohio government authorities forced parents to give up legal custody of their daughter after the mother and father said they opposed the girl’s decision to identify as a ‘boy’ and transition to being 'male.' The Hamilton County Job and Family Services took legal custody of the teenage girl, 17, who, according to court records, suffers from gender dysphoria. The teen is currently living with her maternal grandparents. The girl’s name and the names of her parents are under court seal. The minor was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and gender dysphoria after being hospitalized...
  • Look What Little Kids in Seattle Are Taught About Gender Fluidity

    01/23/2018 2:34:13 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 13 replies
    Momzette ^ | 1/22/2018
    For youngest readers, a teddy bear named Thomas would rather be called Tilly — it's 'child abuse,' says one doctor of this overreach. The Wall Street Journal editorial board recently called out Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee for overstepping his executive authority on climate change. But it turns out he’s not the only one in the Evergreen State guilty of overrreach. Teachers in a dozen elementary schools across Seattle have been testing a new set of books and lessons on gender diversity, expression and identity — topics many would agree are outrageously inappropriate for the classroom, especially for young children,...
  • Metro Detroit mom could be thrown behind bars for not getting son vaccinated

    09/29/2017 4:54:47 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 52 replies
    (WXYZ) ^ | 11:14 PM, Sep 27, 2017 | Andrea Isom
    A Metro Detroit mother is facing jail time because of her beliefs when it comes to vaccinations and her kid. Bredow, a mother of two, has one week to get her son vaccinated and if she does not comply with the order of an Oakland County judge, she will be thrown in jail. According to court documents. the child’s father wants their son vaccinated. Rebecca makes it clear where she stands on the issue.
  • Charlie Gard evidence not new, hospital claims

    07/10/2017 7:47:36 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 82 replies
    BBC News ^ | 7/10/2017 | BBC
    A lawyer for Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has dismissed claims of "fresh" medical evidence in the case of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard (BARF). GOSH referred the case back to the High Court after reports of "new" data from foreign health care experts suggested treatment could improve his condition. Charlie's parents have made several unsuccessful challenges to a decision to end the 11-month old's life support. GOSH told the hearing the evidence was not new but it was right to explore it. Mr. Justice Francis is overseeing the preliminary hearing in the Family Division of the High Court..... Francis...