Skip to comments.Court: Ohio must allow gender changes on birth certificates
Posted on 12/16/2020 4:33:42 PM PST by Olog-hai
Ohio can’t keep refusing to allow people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates, a federal court ruled Wednesday.
In response to a lawsuit brought by four transgender people, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio found Ohio’s birth certificate rule imposed by the state Department of Health and the Office of Vital Statistics is unconstitutional.
The state was weighing an appeal.
Judge Michael Watson rejected the state of Ohio’s arguments that the policy helped prevent fraud and maintain a historically accurate record of its citizenry. He called such justifications “nothing more than thinly veiled post-hoc rationales to deflect from the discriminatory impact of the policy.”
The court sided with the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Ohio and Lambda Legal, which argued on behalf of plaintiffs that the state’s requirement prevents transgender people from obtaining a document essential to everyday living and subjects them to discrimination and potential violence. …
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does his wife have bible study too?....(reference to Barr)
Welcome to the Reality-phobic generation.
We can’t be afraid to see what we see. (When we look down on the shower)
Yet another finger in God's eye.. And we'll pay for this one as well.. :(
Look at the lying in the media, in H-wood, in voting?
Sooner or later we’re going to just disregard EVERYTHING coming from our inept, corrupt, and quite deserving of whatever happens to them gubmit.
My prediction is when the Biden collection of morons tries to take the guns.
Not gonna happen.
The gender's fine, but the birthdate is wrong. My inner ZOOKER is only 15 years old.
Kinda nonsensical, a birth certificate is a record of what they were at birth. Changing gender on it is rewriting history.
The irony here is that the highest court in the land spits on the constitution while the other federal courts just spit on everything else. Priorities, right?
Its not factually or biologically correct.
Luke 17:26-30 NASB
In bourgeois society, therefore, the past controls the present; in communist society, the present controls the past. …Rewriting history is exactly what the communists are about.
The black robes are all in on this dangerous tranny nonsense. No doubt people will just stand by and let them do it like they have everything else.
That is a stupid idea. A person born as a man will die as a man and it is the same with women. It does not matter how much phoney surgery and hormone therapy you give them, they remain the sex they were born as. Judge Michael Watson is a kook!
No reason why a Birth Certificate can’t be amended or a new space created for any future gender change(s).
After all Obama has more Birth Certificates than a hospital does and none on the Left objected.
Such an absurdity led to 44.
China doesn’t have this problem for some reason. Guess who wins.
Just Eliminate Birth Certificates altogether
FOUR PEOPLE!!! Four people and the nation is bending over for these mentally ill sad people.
Adoption rewrites history on birth certificate too.
Consider that Virginia Minor's lawyer had argued, in Minor v. Happersett, that the 14th Amendment's Equal Protection Clause (EPA) gave her the right to vote regardless that she was a woman.
H O W E V E R…
No only did the Supreme Court clarify that the states had never amended the Constitution, up to that time, to expressly give biological women at birth the specific power to vote regardless of EPA, but consider the following.
When the states later ratified the 19th Amendment to effectively give women the right to vote, that amendment limited the federal government's power to protect women to voting rights issues, birth certificate gender outside the scope of voting issues.
"3. The right of suffrage was not necessarily one of the privileges or immunities of citizenship before the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, and that amendment does not add to these privileges and immunities. It simply furnishes additional guaranty for the protection of such as the citizen already had [emphasis added]." —Minor v. Happersett, 1874.
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation [emphasis added]."
”From the accepted doctrine that the United States is a government of delegated powers, it follows that those not expressly granted, or reasonably to be implied from such as are conferred, are reserved to the states, or to the people. To forestall any suggestion to the contrary, the Tenth Amendment was adopted. The same proposition, otherwise stated, is that powers not granted are prohibited [emphasis added].” —United States v. Butler, 1936.
So the misguided, institutionally indoctrinated federal judge is not only wrongly legislating LGBT politically correct “rights” from the bench, but is also breaching the Constitution's division of federal and state government powers by stealing state powers to do so.
Consider that the Civil Rights act of 1964 and its associated titles are also mostly unconstitutional imo.
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