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Texas School Official Warns Obama Trans Bathroom Directive May Lead to Legalization of Pedophilia

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Lesbian Mother Says Superintendent’s Statements Create Unsafe Environment for LGBT Families, Youth

The school superintendent in Pearland, Texas — a Houston suburb that is the nation’s seventh-fastest-growing city — says the federal government’s recent directive to public schools regarding transgender students’ restroom access could lead to the legalization of pedophilia and polygamy. 

According to Pearland Superintendent John Kelly, the district currently requires trans students to use restrooms based on the sex listed on their birth certificates — but in some cases has allowed them to use private restrooms, such as in nurses’ stations. But Kellly said the Obama administration’s directive, which says trans people must be allowed to use restrooms based on their gender identity, creates “legal and practical uncertainty” and could threaten $9 million in federal funding for the district. 

Kelly noted that Texas GOP leaders have vowed to pass a law countering the directive, adding that it will be up to courts to determine “whether the Executive Branch of the federal government can override the 10th Amendment reserving powers not specifically enumerated in the Constitution for the states and local governments.” He added that he hopes “common sense answers are provided prior to the 16/17 school year.”

“In my personal opinion, this is one more example of unconstitutional interference and social engineering by the federal government,” Kelly added in a statement to The Journal of Pearland. “When the Supreme Court re-defined marriage and invented new constitutional rights, the door was opened for re-defining all social norms, now including Executive Branch dictates about bathroom and locker room rules in local schools. It is astonishing to watch the flip flop by leaders who 10 years ago strongly endorsed traditional marriage.

“A hostile vocal minority now rules in America aided by an apathetic, unengaged majority. What’s next?,” Kelly warned. “Legalizing pedophilia and polygamy? Unless we return to the Biblical basis on which our nation’s laws were established, we are in serious trouble – and cannot expect God’s continued favor.”

Kelly isn’t the first Texas superintendent to speak out forcefully against the directive. Earlier this month, Superintendent Rodney Cavness of the Port Neches-Groves school district said the document was going “straight to the shredder.” But Kelly’s hateful comments drew strong rebuke from University of Houston professor Erica Ciszek, a Pearland resident who’s raising a young daughter with her wife. 

“Kelly’s statements on homosexuality make Pearland feel unwelcoming and unsafe for our family,” Ciszek wrote in The Houston Chronicle. “We have several LGBT friends that live in Pearland, some who are employees of the school district. I can’t imagine the pain and fear they face, worrying about discrimination and intolerance, afraid of losing their jobs and being unable to provide for their families. We have heterosexual friends with LGBT children who live in Pearland; they worry about the physical and mental safety of their children.”

Ciszek noted that studies show LGBT youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide than their straight peers, and that almost half of trans people have considered taking their own lives. 

“While I respect Dr. Kelly’s perspective, given his leadership position, his statements create an environment of intolerance,” she wrote. “This issue impacts many people, including but not limited to, LGBT students, LGBT parents or guardians, and LGBT teachers and staff. Pearland is a diverse city with many races, ethnicities, and religions represented. Such a proclamation from the highest authority of a social institution has real ramifications.” 

 

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Calls Grow for Expulsion of ‘Insurrectionist’ and ‘Enemy of Democracy’ Josh Hawley After He Roadblocks Biden DHS Pick

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‘On the Side of Terrorists and Insurrectionists’

Americans are once again ramping up calls for U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) to be expelled from the United States Senate after he announced he will block quick consideration of incoming President Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Dept. of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas.

Hawley was one of the leaders of the movement that led to the January 6 insurrection, during which 5 people died. An infamous image of him standing outside the U.S. Capitol that day with his fist raised in the air has circulated countless times on the internet. Many, including his state’s top newspaper, has said he has “blood on his hands” while calling for him to resign.

Homeland Security has not had a Senate-confirmed Secretary in nearly two years, since Kirstjen Nielsen tendered her resignation in April of 2019. The massive $52 billion agency created in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks is charged with fighting terrorism and homeland security threats, securing U.S. borders, securing cyberspace and critical infrastructure, preserving and upholding the nation’s prosperity and economic security, strengthening preparedness and resilience, according to its website.

On Tuesday Senator Hawley said Mayorkas, who is eminently qualified – including having served as Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security from 2013-2016 – had not “adequately explained how he will enforce federal law and secure the southern border.”

In response to Hawley’s actions today and seditious role in the attempted coup, Americans, including political experts, are demanding Hawley’s expulsion from the Senate.

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Trump to Say ‘The Movement We Started Is Only Just Beginning’ in Often False But Final Remarks as President

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President Donald Trump will deliver a final speech Tuesday afternoon, and is expected to tell America that “the movement we started is only just beginning.” He will release a video at 4 PM ET.

CNN’s Jim Acosta says in Trump’s remarks “he takes no responsibility for inciting that mob” that attacked the U.S. Capitol in an attempted coup on January 6.

“He does not accept that he lost the election to Joe Biden,” the CNN anchor adds, “which would undercut the lie that he told for weeks and weeks.”

It does not appear Trump will mention Joe Biden’s name, he continued, saying Trump appears to be “carrying on the sore-loserism” he has had since Election Day.  “This appears to be the bare minimum one would expect from an outgoing president.”

Trump, according to multiple reports, is also expected to say, “This week, we inaugurate a new Administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous.”

He reportedly will also say:

“The greatest danger we face is a loss of confidence in ourselves – a loss of confidence in our national greatness.”

“America is not a timid nation of tame souls who need to be sheltered and protected from those with whom we disagree.”

“We restored American Strength at home—and American leadership abroad.”

“We built the greatest economy in the history of the world.”

“We revitalized our alliances and rallied the nations of the world to stand up to China like never before.”

Many of these excerpts are flat-out lies:

UPDATE –
Here’s the video:

This is a breaking news and developing story. 

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National Guard Members ‘Relieved of Duty’ Before Inauguration Over Vetting Concerns: Reports

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About a dozen members of the National Guard have been “relieved of duty” prior to Wednesday’s inauguration of Joe Biden, after vetting of the 25,000 troops deployed to Washington, D.C. began.

Different reasons for removal are being reported.

“The officials say some of this was based on routine background checks against criminal history database. Some was also based on concerns raised by fellow guard members about statements they heard. This was a matter of zero tolerance, these officials say,” , NBC News’ Pete Williams is reporting, according to NBC News colleague Geoff Bennett.

But earlier Tuesday ABC News and other outlets reported that several National Guard members had ties to extremist groups.

“Two Army National Guard members have been removed from the inauguration security mission after vetting found they had ties to far-right fringe groups,” ABC reported.

Meanwhile, the Associated Press reports 12 National Guard members were removed over ties to extremist groups.

“Twelve U.S. Army National Guard members have been removed from the presidential inauguration security mission after they were found to have ties with right-wing militia groups or posted extremist views online, according to two U.S. officials. There was no threat to President-elect Joe Biden, they said.”

On Monday Texas GOP Governor Greg Abbott expressed anger on news National Guard members were being vetted.

“This is the most offensive thing I’ve ever heard,” Gov. Abbott cried. “No one should ever question the loyalty or professionalism of the Texas National Guard.”

No state’s National Guard has been singled out or identified.

 

 

 

 

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