Skip to comments.Wisconsin school district sued by parents over policy allowing children to use new gender pronouns, names
Posted on 02/21/2020 12:12:32 PM PST by karpov
A group of Wisconsin parents is suing the Madison School District, claiming it violated their due process rights by sidestepping them in supporting the students' decision to change names and gender pronouns if they want to.
The policy allows school employees to use alternative names and pronouns for children without parental notice or consent. The policy states that the district is committed to affirming each students self-designated gender identity, and that the district will strive to disrupt the gender binary with books and lessons stating that everyone has the right to choose their gender.
Madison schools have adopted policies that violate constitutionally recognized parental rights. A public school district should not, and cannot, make decisions reserved for parents," said Rick Esenberg, president of the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL), which is representing the parents.
Filed on Tuesday, the lawsuit came after WILL demanded in December that the school district update its policies. The group claims that on Jan. 31, the district said there wouldn't be any update.
The lawsuit alleges that the policy directs teachers and staff to deceive parents in that it prohibits them from revealing new names and pronouns to parents and guardians. District spokesman Tim LeMonds said Tuesday that the district had not been served with the lawsuit and could not comment until it has a chance to review it.
Even though the district requires parental consent before students can change their name and gender in official district records, the policy allows students to pick new names and pronouns they can use at school regardless of whether they have a parents permission.
In New Jersey, the Education Department previously issued guidance allowing students to change the gender on their official records without parental consent.
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The policy allows school employees to use alternative names and either a litter-box or a fire hydrant, as appropriate, for children without parental notice or consent. The policy states that the district is committed to affirming each students self-designated species identity, and that the district will strive to disrupt the species binary with books and lessons stating that everyone has the right to choose their species.
If little Johnny identifies as a puppy and little Suzie feels like she is a kitty, who are we to argue with their feelings?
As an aside, we don't see the Russians, Chinese or any Muslims engaging in this crap. They must laugh themselves hysterical whenever they see the West engage in such societal self-flagellation.
The world is messed up. You can’t give a kid aspirin without the parent’s permission, but most states will let them get an abortion and now this non-sense.
US Education System = FUBAR
Homeschool, drive liberal teachers to the unemployment line.
Abomination programmers. Get ready for more AIDS and etc. Take children away from state and federal and other goverment monpolies. Most ‘uneducated’ parents will out-teach a sodomized system.
Children are dummer when they leave school than when they start school.
” WTF is wrong with ‘the gender binary’ and what is the real reason that these bastards want to ‘disrupt’ it?”
I think we should add out own gender descriptive just to piss them off - “God-given”
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