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  • Illinois Bill Changes Definition Of ‘Abused Child’ To Include Kids Whose Parents Object To Abortion, Transgender Hormones And Surgeries

    02/24/2024 8:21:50 AM PST · by Twotone · 41 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | February 21, 2024 | Virginia Kruta
    A recently-introduced bill in the state of Illinois would change the definition of “abused child” to include minors whose parents object to their children receiving puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, transgender surgeries, and abortions. House Bill 4876, which was introduced in early February, also shields doctors from liability if they prescribe such treatments to minors who do not have parental consent — and empowers the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to step in and, if they deem it necessary, remove children from their biological parents based on the new definition of an “abused child.” According to the legislation,...
  • Illinois Bill Wants Make It ‘Child Abuse’ For Parents To Object To Gender Transitioning Of Kids

    02/24/2024 5:11:49 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    Modernity News ^ | 02/23/2024 | Steve Watson
    A bill introduced in the Illinois House of Representatives would legally define it as ‘child abuse’ for parents to object to gender transitioning of their children by way of puberty blocking, cross sex hormones or surgery.The legislation, Bill 4876, introduced earlier this month, would also protect doctors from liability should they decide to prescribe those treatments to children who have not gotten parental consent.The legislation would also allow for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to take children away from their parents for opposing such procedures.The legislation also allows for minors to be afforded the same legal...
  • New York State is About to Eliminate Parental Consent for Medical Decisions

    02/22/2024 8:29:13 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/22/2024 | David Strom
    Do you think parents should have a say in the medical procedures performed on their children? Most people do, at least in Middle America. It is only in the rarified air the Elite breathe--you know, the people who love the smell of their own gaseous emissions--that letting parents have a say in their child's medical care is controversial. New York is one of those places, which is why NYC smells like a sewer at the height of summer. 🚨 This NY bill “would allow any child or teen under 18 to seek out and consent to medical treatment — including...
  • Removing trans-identified child from Catholic parents' home sets 'dangerous precedent': attorney

    02/21/2024 8:09:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/21/2024 | Samantha Kamman
    An Indiana Catholic couple whose child was removed from their home following disagreements over their son expressing a desire to identify as the opposite sex are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case. Parents Mary and Jeremy Cox follow the Bible’s teachings on human sexuality, ascribing to the belief that God designs humans as male and female. Because of their religious beliefs and adherence to biological reality, they could not abide using feminine pronouns to identify their son, who demanded to be called by a female name after he told his parents in 2019 that he identified as...
  • Indiana parents warn nation after child is removed from home for improper pronoun usage: ‘Can happen anywhere’

    02/20/2024 12:48:56 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/20/2024 | Kendell Tietz
    Parents ask Supreme Court to hold Indiana reponsible for removing transgender child from their home ... In 2019, Mary and Jeremy's son told them that he identified as a girl, but in line with their Catholic religious beliefs that God created human beings with an immutable sex, male or female, they did not believe in referring to him using pronouns and a name inconsistent with his biology. ACLU SUES CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FOR HALTING ADULT TRANSGENDER SURGERIES In addition, the Coxes believed their son was struggling with underlying mental health conditions, including an eating disorder, so they sought therapeutic care for...
  • When the Government Comes for Your Children

    02/04/2024 7:09:40 AM PST · by Rev M. Bresciani · 7 replies
    New American Prophet ^ | February 4, 2024 | Dr. Michael Brown
    It’s one of the ultimate nightmares. You find yourself living under a totalitarian regime which is militantly opposed to your personal beliefs and convictions. But you refuse to yield or cave in. To compromise is to lose your very soul. So the government fights back. “Go ahead,” the authorities say, “and be a hero. But it will cost you dearly. We are taking away your children.” As a reader, your first thought might be, “Thank God we live in America.” Well, think again.
  • Gianforte opposed law against sex changes, before he allowed state to seize child for sex change

    02/03/2024 7:02:41 PM PST · by dangus · 13 replies
    For context, social workers removed a child from the home of his parents, and tried to find a state willing to perform sex changes. NBC reported that "Republican Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte told The National Desk (TND) Monday state officials acted within their legal limitations by removing a child from parents who objected to their transitioning gender identity." From NBC's coverage, Gianforte said, "“Upon hearing recent allegations related to a child welfare case, I asked Lieutenant Governor Kristen Juras – an experienced attorney, constitutional conservative, mother, and grandmother – to review it," Gov. Gianforte said. "Consulting with the director of...
  • New York father loses legal battle to stop his son, 8, from taking puberty blockers to change gender

    02/02/2024 1:10:40 PM PST · by knighthawk · 68 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 02 2024 | CAITLIN TILLEY
    New York family court officials have denied a father the legal right to stop his eight-year-old son taking life-changing hormones that would begin his medical transition to a girl. Dennis Hannon, 32, a senior software engineer from Buffalo, has been locked in a 'nightmare' legal battle with Erie Supreme Court spanning seven years, fighting to retain his fundamental parental rights. He claims that the boy's mother 'pushed' their child's transition, and says the boy himself was not distressed about living as a boy.
  • Family flees US after teacher spurs, hides 10-year-old daughter’s gender ‘transition’

    02/02/2024 2:36:22 AM PST · by Libloather · 50 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/01/24 | Michael Torres
    In June 2022, two Centennial Elementary School students in Olympia, Wash., disappeared. Their parents, Indian immigrants, had quietly driven them out of state, to Oregon, before they eventually decided to fly back to their former home country. No one in Olympia has seen the children since. “My daughter mentioned that Tia had been gone from school for a couple of weeks,” said Jess Davis, whose daughter was a classmate of Tia’s, one of the family’s children. (I have changed most of the names in this report to respect requests for anonymity.) “We were at an ice cream social that our...
  • Senator calls for prosecution of Planned Parenthood in Missouri based on shocking video

    02/01/2024 11:58:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Live Action News ^ | February 1, 2024 | Nancy Flanders
    Missouri Senators Nick Schroer and Mary Elizabeth Coleman have filed legislation that would prevent “any abortion facility or any affiliate or associate thereof” from being eligible to receive Medicaid through the state’s MO HealthNet. Coleman has also stated she would like to see Planned Parenthood prosecuted for recent video footage purporting to show illegal activity on the part of the nation’s leading abortion business. “Our tax dollars should not be going to those types of institutions, even if it’s a penny,” Schroer said. Previously, a court judge ruled that lawmakers cannot block Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid reimbursements. As that...
  • EXCLUSIVE 'Gender ideology has torn our family apart': Montana family who lost custody of their 14-year-old daughter after refusing to let her transition to a boy reveals their torment

    01/30/2024 1:40:34 PM PST · by Morgana · 34 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 30, 2024 | Caitlin Tilley
    A Montana mom and dad who lost custody of their daughter after they refused to transition her gender have told the ordeal 'has torn their family apart.' Krista Kolstad revealed the family's nightmare began when they received a call that their 14-year-old daughter Jennifer told friends at school that she wanted to commit suicide in August 2023. Later that night, Child Protective Services (CPS) went to the Kolstad's home in Glasgow to inspect the house and interview Jennifer, later determining that she needed to transition to get better. Krista, who is Jennifer's step mother, and the girl's biological father,...
  • Maine’s Transgender Sanctuary Law Puts Children And Families Last

    01/23/2024 8:21:27 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 6 replies
    AMAC Newsline ^ | 23 Jan, 2024 | Tammy Bruce
    In what can only be described as an urgent alert to parents, families, and those who care about the importance of parental rights, Maine is in the process of trying to pass an extremist bill making the state a “sanctuary state” for so-called “transgender” minors whose parents are not handling their child’s mental health issues in a way the left approves. No one wants this catastrophe but that doesn’t stop those obsessed with control over our children. Maine’s LD 1735 bill, euphemistically-titled, “Act to Safeguard Gender Affirming Health Care,” is in reality a bill that is using children as an...
  • This State Will Take Kids Away If Parents Refuse to Allow Them to Undergo Transgender Treatments

    01/18/2024 8:36:44 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/18/2024 | Sarah Arnold
    Maine is on the docket to becoming a "sanctuary state" for children seeking to undergo life-alternating transgender treatments. In an effort to create a "safe space" for teens, Maine's state legislature is eyeing a bill that would give authorities the right to take custody of kids away from parents and guardians who oppose allowing medical providers to impose "gender-affirming care" onto their children. The "Act to Safeguard Gender Affirming Health Care" would allow a "court to take temporary jurisdiction because a child has been unable to obtain gender-affirming health care or gender-affirming mental health care." LD1735, brought forth by Rep....
  • Maine Bill Allows Authorities to Take Kids Away from Parents Who Resist Transgendering Children

    01/18/2024 5:40:10 PM PST · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jan 2024 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    A bill being debated in Maine’s state legislature would give authorities the power to take children away from parents who oppose allowing medical providers to impose “gender-affirming care” onto their children. The bill, LD1735, is explicit about this startling new power In its summary, for instance, directly states, “The bill authorizes a court to take temporary jurisdiction because a child has been unable to obtain gender-affirming health care or gender-affirming mental health care.” There seems to be no provision made for religious objection. Parents would have no parental rights on the issue; either they allow their children to be exposed...
  • Maine pushes to become 'transgender safe haven' where minors can receive sex-change surgery and can't be returned to their parents - as outraged community leaders try to slow efforts

    01/17/2024 2:56:54 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 January 2024 | By ISABELLE STANLEY
    A Maine judiciary committee is moving to create a 'safe haven' for teens seeking sex changes and protection from their parents but critics have slammed the bill as 'state-sanctioned kidnapping.' The 'Act to Safeguard Gender Affirming Health Care' would enable certain out-of-state teens to access hormone blockers or surgery without their parents' consent regardless of their own state's laws.
  • Protesters Rally for Parents' Rights in Fontana, California

    01/16/2024 11:12:29 AM PST · by Fiji Hill · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | January 15, 2024 | Durium
    On January 13, 2024, more than a thousand people led by A. J. Hurley of the White Rose Resistance, a Christian activist group, gathered in Miller Park in Fontana, California to rally in favor of parents’ rights. They demanded that the Fontana school district adopt a parent notification policy in which children could not be socially transitioned without parental consent. They also called out Planned Parenthood for its sex education curricula related to sexual identity. After rallying in the park, the crowd marched through the streets of Fontana in a noisy but orderly demonstration.
  • How Districts Can Navigate Tricky Questions Raised by Parents’ Rights Laws (anti-parental rights alert; “expert” is academic govt shill/ lawyer)

    01/14/2024 12:57:53 PM PST · by DoodleBob · 5 replies
    Education Week ^ | January 9, 2024 | Caitlynn Peetz
    A half dozen states in recent years have enacted laws that aim to give parents more authority over what and how their children are learning. Individual districts and the U.S. House of Representatives have also passed their own versions of these policies, known as parents’ bills of rights. They vary by jurisdiction, but they often restrict instruction on race, gender, and sexuality, particularly at younger grade levels. Some require parental permission before a student can use a name or pronouns that don’t align with their sex assigned at birth. The policies can also give parents more latitude to opt their...
  • Parents in Scotland to face 7 years in jail for refusing to appease children’s gender identity

    01/13/2024 10:46:43 PM PST · by Red Badger · 26 replies
    ReMix News ^ | January 10, 2024 | THOMAS BROOKE
    A radical new law proposed by Scotland’s left-wing government would criminalize parents who take steps to suppress their child’s desire to identify as their chosen gender. Parents in Scotland could soon be sentenced to seven years in prison if they refuse to allow their children to change their gender under plans proposed by the Scottish government. A public consultation was launched on Tuesday on legislation designed to end conversion practices for both sexual orientation and gender identity and includes widespread measures to criminalize parents who refuse to engage in their children’s desire to not just undergo gender transitions but to...
  • 1,000 march in Fontana (Calif.) to support parental notification policies in schools

    01/13/2024 6:34:00 PM PST · by Fiji Hill · 11 replies
    The Sun ^ | January 13, 2024 | Jordan B. Darling
    More than 1,000 people took to the grassy area in front of the Miller Park Amphitheater in Fontana on Saturday, Jan. 13, to protest against school district policies they say socially transition children without parental consent. The crowd waved signs calling for an end to abortion and proclaiming their rights as parents to be involved in their children’s lives. Several American flags peaked over the heads of the crowd decked in T-shirts with sayings such as “Leave Our Kids Alone” in large bold letters as a Christian worship band opened the rally. The rally and march Saturday joined a growing...
  • Scottish Gov. Wants 7 Years in Prison for Parents Who Refuse to Trannify Their Kids

    01/12/2024 5:58:48 AM PST · by davikkm · 20 replies
    Do you remember the old Sam Hyde bit? “State Enforced homosexuality”? GB News: Parents are facing up to seven years in jail if they don’t let their children change gender, under new plans put forward by the SNP. Scotland is looking at implementing a ban on conversion therapy, which would criminalise any actions designed to “change or suppress” the gender identity of another individual, and any action that causes another individual physical harm or psychological distress.