A Call for National Civil Disobedience to Obama’s Public School Transgender Bathroom Mandate

By Michael Brown Published on May 13, 2016

There are times in history when obedience to God means disobedience to man. This is one of those times.

Now that the Obama administration has announced that public schools must allow boys who identify as girls to use the girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms — meaning, in effect, that teenage girls must undress and shower in the presence of biological males — it is time to say, “With all respect to the authority of the federal government, we refuse to comply with your mandate.”

Across the nation, parents, school boards, principles, administrators and teachers must say no to President Obama and his administration. They must do it for the sake of the children. They must do it for the sake of moral sanity. They must do it to honor the Lord.

Enough is enough. Too many lines have been crossed, too many moral values have been trashed, and too much common sense has been ignored, all in the name of radical LGBT activism.

Now that activism has gone too far. Let’s remember that:

  • Kids who identify as transgender represent the tiniest minority of the population, perhaps two or three out of a thousand.
  • The great majority of kids who identify as transgender do not do so once they pass through puberty, so for most of them this is a temporary condition.
  • Some parents of transgender-identified kids, along with LGBT activists, have rejected compassionate solutions for these kids (such as letting them use a faculty, single-stall bathroom). Instead they insist that the child’s struggles be imposed on the rest of the students.
  • Parents of transgender-identified kids, along with LGBT activists, have also sought to introduce radical transgender curricula to students as young as 5.
  • Schools are ignoring reports of other children feeling violated, embarrassed, and even traumatized by the presence of kids of the opposite biological sex in their bathrooms and locker rooms, and the parents of those traumatized kids have been told that nothing can be done because of laws against discrimination based on gender identity.
  • Already one university that introduced gender neutral shower stalls had to reevaluate its policy after heterosexual males were caught using cell phones to record the girls showering in the adjoining stalls.
  • Some kids have admitted to using transgender identity as a way to push back against the “dominant society.”
  • In the vast majority of cases, we are not talking about children with biological or chromosomal abnormalities, and mental health professionals and brain scientists still do not agree as to the exact nature of transgender identification. (Is it a mental disorder? Is perception now reality? Is it the best course of action to give hormone blockers to children, followed by sex-change surgery and then hormones for life?)
  • The American College of Pediatricians (branded a “hate group” by its radical critics) issued a documented statement urging “educators and legislators to reject all policies that condition children to accept as normal a life of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex. Facts — not ideology — determine reality.” (The statement is titled, “Gender Ideology Harms Children.”)

Despite all this, the Obama administration has now mandated that all public schools turn their entire programs upside down because of the struggles of perhaps two or three students out of one thousand.

Not only so, but the Obama administration is doing this without any legal authority, misinterpreting Title IX requirements against discriminating based on “sex”— which has historically referred to biological sex— as if “sex” now included “gender identity,” which has an infinite number of subjective possibilities.

Recall that Facebook in 2014, under pressure from transgender activists, decided to offer 50 different ways to define your gender, including ten different identities simultaneously. Yet not even this departure from reality was enough. They subsequently added the choice, “Fill in the blank.”

Yet the Obama administration now wants to force all public schools to embrace these “realities,” at the expense of the rest of the student body. This is nothing less than social madness and it must be resisted. Parents and administrators and teachers must say, “We respect and honor our government, but we cannot in good conscience comply, regardless of cost or consequence.”

There was a time in our national history when our forefathers concluded, “Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God,” launching the American Revolution. There was a time when the apostles told the national leadership, “We must obey God rather than men” (Acts 5:29). There was a time when Dr. Martin Luther King told his hearers, “A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.”

We find ourselves in a similar situation today, one in which, to quote Dr. King again, a person “must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”

Today, our conscience tells us this is right.

As Americans, especially as Christian Americans, we want to be tolerant, loving and accepting. We want to help people in their struggles. We want to embrace those who are different. We want to reach out to those who are marginalized. Yet we can do this without sacrificing our children on the altar of political correctness and radical LGBT activism.

Let us stand together as one and say, “Enough is enough, and we will not comply.”

I urge all persons of conscience who are educators to state their position clearly. I urge every parent to contact their local public school and, with respect and firmness, state their position clearly, and I urge every student to be kind to their fellow students while holding fast to that which is right, working together with their parents for the best interests of their schools.

For some this will mean withdrawing from the public school system. For others, it will mean staying with and working to reform the public school system. Either way, it means decisive, uncompromising action.

Let us, then, commemorate this date not so much as the day when the Obama administration crossed a dangerous line. Let us commemorate it more as the day the nation woke up to righteousness.

It’s time.

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  • Theresa Gricius Rosen

    I’m fed up with presidents and the u s supreme court overstepping their boundaries to create laws they want, instead of going through Congress, which was set up by the Framers to be our representatives and law creating body.

    • Diane

      Tbe supremes have no constitutional right to pass laws. They are only to interpret the law. Therefore Abortion and same-sex marriage are not legal in this country. Why do we continue to submit to these tyrants in washington?

      • Actually, they’re NOT empowered to determine what is and is not “Constitutional”. That’s called “judicial supremacy”, and the the Justices who took that power for themselves in Marbury v Madison SHOULD have been impeached.

        • Gayla

          Well where is anybody that will do what is right? Is there nobody left?

      • Gayla

        Because we have become THE GUTLESS WONDER.

      • Keith Jenkins

        Weren’t The Supremes the backup singers for Diana Ross?

        • Diane

          Haha! Yes they were big in the 60’s.
          Had some really great songs.
          However, my comment about the Supremes referred to the current justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            I think he knew that. A sense of humor is a sign of intelligence, did you know that?

  • Mom of 5

    The DOJ/OCR guidance states that students not wishing to share these spaces with trans students can request accommodation in the faculty bathroom. If a large number of parents and students demand this accommodation, it will spotlight the lunacy of the situation.

    • eddiestardust

      How many communal bathrooms in say a Elementary, Jr High and High School? Let’s get serious folks! As a taxpayer I don’t especially want to pay MORE just because of TRANS kids ignorance!

      • Diane

        Let me say this again. There are NO transgenders. It doesnt exist except in their own minds. This is a mental issue as well as a heart issue. But most of all it is a SIN issue.

    • Lucretia Leeds

      Agreed, hopefully tons of students will apply for this and this will force their hand, the faculty bathroom will be inundated with the majority of students. Then what will they do?

    • Amanda Hines Jerden

      oh because we want our kids to be readily available to a teacher that would like to abuse them, no thank you known of two cases in my area of teachers being fired for exchanging sexual pictures of themselves with students, and knew 1 victim personally

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        Damn, ya all see perverts everywhere don’t you. Better just stay home. You never know what’s behind the next tree.

        • Gayla

          Not stay home rally in the streets, just like they do, fight fire with fire!!

    • Kim Smith

      GREAT IDEA.

    • ahm_good

      Excellent idea!!!!

    • Gayla

      Great idea!!!!

  • gramps675

    Seriously, Michael, what’s the problem? The school will know which kids are identifying as such. Its not like these kids can just arbitrarily decide to use any bathroom they want. And anyone abusing this will be punished. Hush with your hate.

    • Daddy50

      “Its not like these kids can just arbitrarily decide to use any bathroom they want.”
      You apparently didn’t read the article. Hormone-raged heterosexual young males will happily enter the girls’ locker room to enjoy the view. They CAN’T be punished because they have the force of federal law behind them. If you don’t understand how this works, and the embarrassment it would cause to those who are victimized by these peeping toms, you are out of touch with reality. This is not hate, it’s common sense.

      • This is untrue. Where are the facts?

        • eddiestardust

          Your DNA doesn’t lie, now does it? Natural Law doesn’t lie , either..but then again, we know all about “The Father of Lies” now don’t we?

        • brothergc

          got some questions for you’

          1 do you believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God ?
          2 Is Jesus the only way to get to heven ?
          3 Do you believe in evolution ?
          4 Do You believe homosexuality and same-sex marriage are sins 5 Do You believe it is possible to disagree with the lifestyles of LGBT people and still love them. ?

      • gramps675

        And you don’t understand how it will be enforced. Please do your homework.

        • Jennifer Hartline

          How will it be enforced, gramps? How can it possibly be enforced? What’s the objective criteria for being “transgender”?

        • eddiestardust

          You sir, need some real help or perhaps you have Alzheimers?

        • Drew Binkley

          Maybe your one of them? Gramps 75 just to old for school.

    • Diane

      Gramps675 you need to get a grip on reality. These perverted individuals are sick and need help not affirmation to go on in lala land.

      • gramps675

        Just because their experience is not yours does not give you the right to invalidate that experience legally. Believe what you want, but please stop discriminating.

        • eddiestardust

          Don’t discriminate against everyone else who isn’t LBGT EITHER!

          • Arnold Layne

            Is a KKK member discriminated against because a black person can use the same restroom as them?

        • Kim Smith

          WHEN DID WE BECOME A NATION WHERE EVERY SINGLE MENTAL DISORDER IS NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN ALL RIGHTS. WE ARE NOT A GOVERNMENT WHERE WE CATER TO THE FEW, WE ARE A GOVERNMENT OF MAJORITY RULE.

          • gramps675

            What mental disorder? And lay off the CAPS.

          • Tex Taylor

            The fact you have to ask such idiocy deems you not credible, gramps. “Trans”genderism is by definition a severe mental illness. And people like you do a disservice to these kids suffering from it by trying to pretend it’s natural, when they should be in the care of medical doctors.

            And don’t give me the rare exceptions of chromosomal abnormality – that is an entirely different subject differing from that which Barack Obama is attempting by tyranny.

          • gramps675

            if my credibility is based on your so-called expertise on this subject, then “yes” I need my head examined.

          • Tex Taylor

            Your credibility is based on the useful idiocy of your responses…

          • gramps675

            Are insults all you have? Can you not debate like an adult? Are you just SO mad at liberals that you can’t bring yourself to have a coherent conversation with a person you disagree with?

          • Tex Taylor

            Exactly how can I debate with a Gramps that is not smart enough to know whether he’s a boy or a girl? I not only disagree with you and find you feckless and incoherent, I think you’re mildly retarded and severely mentally ill.

          • gramps675

            As long as people like you act like that, our side will have no trouble looking like the adults at the table to YOUR children.

          • Tex Taylor

            That’s where you’re wrong. You appear to my own children perpetual adolescents, stuck in arrested development.

            Fortunately, though now grown, the children of mine are smart enough to part ways with the likes of you. We taught them well.

          • gramps675

            I pity your children then.

          • Tex Taylor

            You would, Lucifer. However, being one is a physician and one a year away, I wouldn’t pity them too much.

            I like to think you and your ilk gracing their absence made them better, smarter people.

          • gramps675

            You’re welcome.

        • Tex Taylor

          Yeah, I am going to discriminate with any Y chromosome that walks into the women’s restroom with my wife or daughters there – with force.

          And any man of worth will do the same.

          • gramps675

            Then, By “man of worth” you mean criminal.

          • Tex Taylor

            You’re either a pervert or a coward…

          • gramps675

            If that is your only refutation, my point has been made.

          • Tex Taylor

            Well that and the fact you’re profoundly ignorant.

    • The Internet Peasant

      Oh, so now you want schools to track which kids are transgendered and which ones aren’t? You want them to “register” their sexual identity with a government-run organization?

      How very illiberal and totalitarian of you.

      • John Steven Dutton

        So being liberal helps us live better lives, does it?

        • The Internet Peasant

          Sometimes. Sometimes not. Being “always liberal” or “always conservative” is the real problem; wisdom and morality are not the sole purview of one or the other.

    • Kim Smith

      SO NOT TRUE. THE NEW LAWS, WHICH OBAMA IS SIGNING TOMORROW, WILL STATE THAT ANY MALE CAN USE ANY FEMALE RESTROOM, CHANGING ROOM, OR LOCKER ROOM, AT ANY TIME. EVEN IF THEY HAVE NO HISTORY OF BEING TRANS. IF, THEY ONLY FEEL LIKE BEING A WOMAN, IN THAT MOMENT. THE SCHOOLS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO TRACK ANYONE. I URGE YOU TO GOOGLE THE WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT.

  • It is amazing that we are in a time when the words of Dr. King can be misused. So let me guess, the anti-transgender movement is in your words, “The New Black”. Dr. King once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.
    Dr. Brown stated,

    “There was a time when Dr. Martin Luther King told his hearers, “A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.”
    We find ourselves in a similar situation today, one in which, to quote Dr. King again, a person “must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”

    Please don’t quote Dr. King, you don’t have the right, you have not earned the right to quote a man who fought against injustice, in your efforts to oppress an entire group of people.

    You are comparing the Black Civil Rights Movement to the Anti-Transgender Movement? You are using the Word of God as well? What type of Bizzaro World has this become?

    Man, I feel for our transgender brothers and sisters, especially the little ones. They have the force of the bigoted religious right standing in their way of justice.

    Imagine, a little transgender girl trying to make her way to the girl’s restroom and there are adults and children standing there with signs and yelling that she doesn’t belong there. The little transgender girl is being escorted to the girls restroom by the National Guard.

    This is all happening because of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. History does repeat itself. Oh it is such a painful repetition.

    • DV Vaughan

      You’re insane.

      • Where am I wrong?

        • The Internet Peasant

          You’re wrong in asking us to “imagine a little transgendered girl”, when what you mean is a biological male with a penis, trying to go to the ladies’ room.

          Essentially you are being anti-science and anti-feminist, discriminating against young women who don’t want to see a penis, or don’t want to have a biological male watching them disrobe and shower.

          • Nope

          • The Internet Peasant

            Uh . . . yep, I guess? Is that what counts for discussion where you come from?

      • Tex Taylor

        He’s an utter farce and reprobate – a sham like Obama and completely unedifying and absolutely amoral, without sense or judgment. If Gerald is reverent to the will of the Almighty, then so is Satan.

    • Jennifer Hartline

      Rev., asking biological males to use the men’s restroom is NOT oppressing an entire group of people. Forcing girls to share such intimate space with boys and men is abusive to THEM. My daughters must not be required to shower and use bathroom facilities with males, period. That is wrong in every way.

      • Gender identity is a protected class. Employers cannot deny a transgender employee the right to use the restroom that fits their gender identity. This whole idea that women and girls are in danger is hyperbole with no backing. They would not be sharing intimate space with boys and men. Lord please help us learn the facts.. It is oppression. What you are doing is oppressing an entire group due to your religious based bigotry. Please I beg you to have a conversation with a family of a transgender teen or child. Please get the correct information on this issue.

        • Page40

          Gerald Palmer, I do believe that you are mentally insane.
          Men and boys have absolutely no rights to go into a bathroom that is marked for women and girls.

          • How much do you know about transgender issues and gender identity?

          • Page40

            I know enough about this to know it was initiated by satan and his demonic spirits.
            As long as satan can keep this lie going, there will be people, who will listen to it because they don’t have a relationship with Jesus Christ who is my Lord and Savior.

          • Yeah that is not it. Bless your heart.

          • Republicanproud

            Enough to know that they should have accepted happily a Private bathroom rather than a few forcing their issues on the majority. This is ABSOLUTELY WRONG.

          • John Steven Dutton

            How much do you know about transgender issues and gender identity? It’s what you do with your knowledge that counts and not all knowledge is beneficial or helpful? I could know and live and breathe all of the knowledge about the mental patients I teach but whilst I would live through their heartache with compassion, it would not help them to validate the lifestyles which are torturing their very existence.

          • You know very little.

          • I would suggest you research this issue or even speak to a transgender person.

          • Republicanproud

            No he is just another liberal with Reverend in front of his name. Uggg

        • John Steven Dutton

          We now live in a world where the RIGHTS of an individual have been put on a pedestal. In a world where any misfortune befalls us we have RIGHTS to compensation. If I ride my bike and have an accident due to a fault in the road, I can sue for financial compensation. The biggest difficulty with “transgender” is it is based on decisions made by the individual. I have made some pretty dumb decisions in my life and if I had justified my poor choices instead of repenting and realising that I am flawed, I would be in a much more horrible place. You say “Gender Identity is a protected class” Protected by who and what does that even mean? Are you really saying that it is we and not God who makes a choice about our sexual identity?

    • I can hardly wait until this movement spreads to the rest of our “brothers and sisters”!

      How dare we judge those who are trans-possessors as “thieves”!

      How dare we judge those who are trans-matrimonial as “adulterers”!

      How dare we judge those who are trans-verital as “liars”!!

      We must accept them as they are, without repentance or shame! No longer does the Holy One demand holiness, nor does the title Reverend make one worthy of being revered…

      • eddiestardust

        We can accept them as fellow human beings and as fellow Americans BUT…we cannot accept their actions and WE SHOULD PRAY FOR THEM as I do.

        • Absolutely, Eddie. Absolutely.

        • Amanda Hines Jerden

          I agree eddie

  • Not Happy

    As a woman to me this is discrimination for women and girls!!!! Men can kick someone’s butt if need be, but if a man goes into a woman’s bathroom and you know they will, what is a woman to do? This is insanity and the government has gone too far! Now we will have fake pervs using women’s bathrooms everywhere!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! When teenage girls are in high school and having their period and using the restroom at school there will be no privacy!!! AS far as I am concerned men who agree with Obama perv administration and the leftists should keep their mouths shut!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you are not a woman and agree with this insanity as far as I am concerned you have no voice in this matter!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Rich Marek

      As a man with two school-aged children, I totally agree with you! More and more, I am grateful that my wife & I home school. And, BTW, this concern applies to women using the men’s restroom, too. I, for one, feel violated when a woman walks into the men’s restroom – even if it’s to clean the toilets or help a little boy wash his hands. (These two incidents happened to me within the last month.) Guess I was raised to be modest…

      • eddiestardust

        Rich, I’m single, never married, never had a child. I too am uncomfortable when a Father brings his baby girl into the men’s room. I applaud the idea and building of “Family bathrooms” where parents can take their kids when they are away from home!

        • Gayla

          This is NORMAL THINKING.

      • Red Clover

        Yes – this makes me glad I have a son, so I don’t have to worry as much about it. I wonder how a radical lefty who has a daughter could push this evil agenda!

        • Gayla

          I really think they are too deranged to know any better.

        • Keith Jenkins

          Are you so naive that you think boys don’t get molested in public restrooms, almost always by heterosexual males like Dennis Hastert, the longest-serving Speaker of the House in modern times. And a Republican?

      • Gayla

        Thank God you were, there are multitudes that had no training in this area what so ever.

    • eddiestardust

      I’ve been waiting to hear from N.O.W….you know the women’s group…but they have been VERY silent…I wonder why?

      • VB501

        Because the truth is they have never been pro female!

    • Kim Smith

      THIS WILL BE THE YEAR THAT AMERICAN FEMALES LOST THEIR EQUAL RIGHTS. THEIR SAFETY, PRIVACY, AND SECURITY. THE OLYMPIC COMMITTEE HAS ANNOUNCED THAT TRANSGENDER MEN CAN NOW COMPETE AS WOMEN. BECAUSE MEN ARE BIOLOGICALLY FASTER AND STRONGER THAN WOMEN, COACHES WILL NOW RECRUIT MEN. GONE WILL BE WOMENS SPORTS. ALREADY ESPN HONORED BRUCE JENNER AS WOMAN OF THE YEAR. WOMEN ARE NOW SECOND CLASS CITIZENS TO MEN. IN 10 YEARS, GIRLS WILL NOT KNOW THAT WOMEN WERE ONCE EQUAL. WHAT WILL BE THE NEXT RIGHT THAT WE LOSE. WILL WE BECOME SUB HUMAN TO MEN, AS IN ISLAMIC COUNTRIES. IN 10 YEARS, ISLAM WILL SEEM NORMAL, IF WE DO NOT FIGHT THIS NOW.

      • Liz Litts

        By the way–Jenner is now saying he’s sorry he became a woman–but it’s being swept under the rug very fast.

        • Gayla

          Miserable piece of humanity, HE NEEDS JESUS.

          • Keith Jenkins

            I’m sure Jesus appreciates your calling a child of God a “miserable piece of humanity.”

          • Wendy Brown

            We have Jesus thank you!! He mows our yard twice a month.

          • Gayla

            He is not the Jesus that will get you to Heaven!!

        • Linda

          Lie.

      • Michelle Castañeda

        I keep saying if Sanders or Hillary wins we will be a Isalm country. They are already to take over and they sure will if these two win.

        • Gayla

          IS ANYONE LISTENING OUT THERE?

      • Gayla

        Obama’s doing as a Muslim that fits their agenda to a t.

        • Linda

          Gayla, I hope someday you come to know the real Jesus. You state you love the Lord with your mind body and soul, but the fruit you bear does not support that.

          • Gayla

            I guess by that you mean I should love Obama? I do, but I hate what he is doing to this country.

          • Linda

            What is he doing to this country? Facts, not lies please.

          • Gayla

            He is doing all within his power to bring division in every area of life, to degrade and destroy our military and police forces, to bring in an ungodly lifestyle , that supports the lgbt lifestyle, and destroys babies in the final term of their lives. I understand that we see things differently and that you will not agree to any of this, but this is the way that I see it.

    • Michelle Castañeda

      Don’t you just love how all these storys are just about men wanting to use the women areas. You never read about a girl wanting to be a guy.

    • VB501

      Yes! Many years ago, I was in a public Ladies Room when I discovered I was having a miscarriage. I would have freaked out if a man had been in there! Men do NOT belong in the restroom with women!

  • Cowboy

    Rev Gerald you are right – this has become a Bizarro world.

  • ChuckW

    Thank you, thank you for calling for civil disobedience. It’s way past time. That should have happened after the UnSupreme 5’s unconstitutional legislating so-called same-sex marriage (an oxymoron). “We, the People” must stand against this government tyranny.

    • Gayla

      All it takes for evil to prevail is for good men & women to DO NOTHING.

    • Linda

      I laugh at people like you, ChuckW, who think our government is anything close to tyrannical. Just stop.

  • Don Hogue

    Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise Obama is against it…

    • Red Clover

      yep – he’d label it hate and intolerant

      • Gayla

        Master of deceit and cunning, so very close to the Devil ~ his father.

    • Gayla

      Truth, truth, truth…………double truth!!

    • Diane

      Sad but true

  • quillerm

    In the case of a US Army Green Beret discharged from service because he took action to rescue a child being tortured and raped by a Afghan Officer. The Obama Administration is complicit in establishing policies that are FORCING our serviceman to stand by and do nothing to ‘offend’ sexual predators that torture and rape children. This is total political correct insanity.

    • Gayla

      Absolutely………..BUT WHO AMONG US HAS THE GUTS TO DO IT? We have become pantiwaists and weakneed, there is NO FIGHT LEFT WITHIN US. Where are the ones who will say, “Give me liberty or give me death?” As the nobel Patrick Henry said.

  • Tex Taylor

    The best way to fight this Dr. Brown is to have the “red states” start to collaborate.

    It’s real easy to pick a target and demonize it like the federal government is doing to North Carolina. But if 30 states were to issue the decree they will not obey Caesar Obama’s wishes, and if the federal government cuts off the funds, the states then refuse to collect federal funds, the federal government would find itself powerless.

    That goes for these imbecilic rock stars and useful idiot governors like Cuomo forbidding state travel to North Carolina. Let 30 states tell Andrew Cuomo two can play that game and let Bruce Springsteen feel unwelcome in over half the country.

    • Kim Smith

      EVERY SCHOOL ACROSS AMERICA SHOULD BE BOYCOTTED, FOR A WEEK. PARENTS HAVE TO TAKE BACK THEIR RIGHTS. WHEN DID WE BECOME A NATION WHERE THE SCHOOLS DICTATE HOW WE RAISE OUR CHILDREN? CHILDREN AS YOUNG AS 4 ARE NOW BEING FORCED TO LEARN ABOUT SEXUAL IDENTITY. THIS IS MADNESS. I URGE ALL PARENTS TO STAND AGAINST THIS, PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN. IN 5 YEARS, EVERY FEMALE CHILD TODAY WILL NEVER REMEMBER A TIME WHEN FEMALES HAD PRIVACY. WHEN FEMALES WERE EQUAL TO MEN. SMALL CHILDREN WILL NOW BE EXPOSED TO MALE GENITALS OF STRANGERS, WHENEVER THEY USE THE BATHROOM IN PUBLIC. WE MUST REBEL AGAINST THE LIBERAL DESTRUCTION. THE WORLD IS ON THE VERGE OF MADNESS. NUCLEAR BOMBS ARE BEING CREATED IN ENEMY STATES. LAST SUNDAY, AN OBAMA OFFICIAL ADMITTED THAT THE ENTIRE IRAN TREATY WAS A LIE. GOD HELP US IF WE FAIL TO ELECT TRUMP. LIBERAL MADNESS IS LEADING THE WORLD TO NUCLEAR DESTRUCTION AND SEXUAL HEDONISM

      • Watcher

        What you’re saying makes sense but please don’t use block capitals again, it’s too hard to read. Keep on writing.

        • Gayla

          I like the capitols, they mean business!!

          • Keith Jenkins

            Actually, the use of all caps signals to readers that the writer is unsure of the validity of his/her views, so shouting makes him/her feel more powerful.

          • Gayla

            So say you!!

          • Keith Jenkins

            Ooo, good comeback, Gayla. It took you 5 months to come up with that?

          • Gayla

            Yeah, I am a bit slower nowdays!!

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            The capitols is a hockey team. Then there are capital letters, which makes more sense for your post. However, since nothing in these comments makes sense anyway, go with capitols.

        • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

          That makes sense? Sounds more like the raving of a lunatic.

          • Watcher

            She simply sounds like someone who is VERY concerned. Aren’t you concerned? Any well-thinking person would and even become very emotional about it. The issue deserves a strong response.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            No I’m not. I honestly think people aren’t thinking this through, and are overreacting.

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        How exactly is this going to happen? You are aware women’s rooms have stalls? Do you think transgender kids are going to be hanging out in the bathroom waving their dicks at people? Calm the eff down.

        • Gayla

          DO NOT CALM DOWN, get more riled up, for the sake of our children and our country, WE DO NOT NEED THIS.

          • Lorraine Ricci Jensen

            Get a life, drama queen. Why is this an issue now? You probably peed in the same restroom as a transgender in the stall next to you and you didn’t even know it, unless you get your kicks out of looking over the divider to have a peek.

          • Gayla

            It is wrong that a pervert would make laws to protect other perverts.

        • Lorraine Ricci Jensen

          Finally, someone who agrees with me on this subject. When are these nutcases going to stop and listen to reason? Do they really believe that transgender people are any less moral than themselves?

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Yes! They are the progeny of Satan! Or Obama maybe. Who knows.

          • Guest

            I thought Satan and Obama was the same

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            I’m not surprised

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            No Obama is just a tool of the devil, much like “progressive Christians”. The Beast of the Sea is the one world Government with 10 kings, and the Anti-Christ is the one who comes after them, taking down 3, and receiving power from the other 7.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Whoa.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Apparently I must point out that this was sarcasm?

          • Gayla

            Truth hidden in sarcasm.

          • Gayla

            Of course they are, or they would not be acting out in any such outrageous situations.

      • Gayla

        Yes, yes, yes, PRAISE GOD YES.

      • Diane

        Boycott schools for a week? I dont understand why there is a child left in the government indocrination centers since this hogwash started.

    • VB501

      Amen!

  • annie

    pressure should be put on congress, senators, congressmen. Why are they not speaking out more. Why after all that Obama has done, against the Constitution, have they not started impeachment proceedings?

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      Lolololol

  • Amanda Hines Jerden

    I agree with you annie

  • brothergc

    I agree with Dr Brown , this is madness , do we make all the people read brail because we have some blind people ? Do we make everyone learn sighn language to make the deaf people feel more comfortable ? No difference IMO with the transgender people except that if you disagree with them , then Your called a bigot or a hater .

    • Gayla

      They are violent despots.

  • Robbins Mitchell

    With all DISRESPECT to the Federal government,Obama and Lynch can both chow down on my d!ck

  • Amanda Hines Jerden

    Reverend Gerald Palmer, MSW • This is a sickening response from someone who knows God doesn’t make mistakes, a little transgender girl, really? Last I checked when God made us he made us who we are supposed to be not someone we think we should be. When was the last time we let a child make grown up decisions based on what their idea of right and wrong are? That is why we have the underage laws to protect children from rape. A child should not be made to make grown up decisions on whether they think they are a boy or girl. I do not condone anyone that “identifies” as male going to the bathroom, locker room, or showers with my daughters, nor would I condone anyone that “identifies” as female in the restroom with my husband, or any sons I may have. This world has become very sick indeed.

    • brothergc

      suggest you google the rev gerald

      • Republicanproud

        He is all about Homophobia.

        • Gregory Peterson

          He is against homophobia.

    • Amanda I would suggest that you research what it means to be transgender. There is so much accurate information on this. So much information.

    • I would suggest you research gender identity. This issue not what you think it is.

      • Michelle Castañeda

        You feel sorry for the sick people well the good kids have to pay the price. Why does our kids have to pay the price for these sick Os. Why do they have to lose their innocents before it’s time. Why does 99.5% of the population have to be put at risk for .05% of the population. If you think all this is ok, you are just as sick.

        • Gayla

          Preach it Michelle!!

        • Keith Jenkins

          Check your math, Michelle. If you take 99.5% away from 100%, it leaves .5%, not .05%.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            yes she should have said why does 99.95% have to pay for the .05%

          • Gayla

            Very small difference, either way!!

          • Keith Jenkins

            Yeah, just about 1.5 million people. No biggie.

        • Linda

          The “good kids”? “At risk”? Ugh, you can keep your uncivilized, uneducated and unChristlike mindset away from my family. There is no reasoning with people like you.

          • Gayla

            And you mam are a liberal who knows nothing of the real God of the Bible.

          • Linda

            But I do. I know enough to understand what the Bible is — history, poetry, song, biography, dreams, law, miracles, parables, etc. I know enough not to take most of it literally.

          • Gayla

            I pray that somehow God will touch you and help you to truly find Him.

      • Page40

        Why do you call yourself reverend?
        Jesus Christ is the only Reverend there is.

        • Tex Taylor

          Because Gerald is a poseur of the highest order…believing his self-ordained title gives him some degree of moral authority.

          He’s a deviant and little else.

          • Gayla

            Deviant of the highest order. We wrestle not with flesh and blood but with principalities and powers of the air, wickedness in high places. Oh but Jesus will bring you down from your high tower, you can bet on that.

        • Gayla

          Another sick way satan deceives people, remember the scripture that says, Satan comes an an angel of Light? WELL PEOPLE HERE IS THAT ANGEL OF LIGHT THAT IS PRETENDING TO BE OF GOD. He needs to be run out on a rail.

        • Keith Jenkins

          Why do you call yourself “Page40,” because 1-39 were already taken?

      • noneyoubiz

        Let me guess you were born a woman? But decided God messed up so you take hormones and grow facial hair. Have your breasts removed and bam now your a man. You Had a penis sewed on that only works with a rebock pump. You can never produce sperm or Impregnant a woman. You go as far as to keep your vagina too and your womb so you can still give birth cause you know your a woman and don’t want to give up your female abilities. Then when you get pregnant you can go on the cover of a magazine and they can tout how you are the second legal man to get pregnant. Oh what a miracle. Do you now see how messed up this is? These people are confused. They have a higher rate of suicide. This is in fact a mental illness. We can not go along with or teach our children they have a choice. That is all a lie.

        • The suggestion still stands.

          • Gayla

            Only in your sick mind.

          • Linda

            Thank you, Rev Palmer, for trying to talk sense into these jackals. It’s almost impossible to get through to them, even using Christ as an example. Sad.

          • Thank you Linda.

        • Gayla

          Truth, truth, truth.

      • Gayla

        It is not what you think it is either, go back to your buddies and get out of our face.

    • Michelle Castañeda

      The thing is, you never read about girls wanting to be boys, so let us in the boys room. It’s always just the guys wanting in the girls areas.

      • Keith Jenkins

        That is absurd. There are just as many female to male transgenders as there are male to female transgenders. Do some research.

      • Bobbi Jo Johnson

        Actually there are a few, they just don’t get quite as much attention.

    • VB501

      Yes! Satan is a deceiver and the father of lies.

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        Church lady!! I’ve missed you!

    • Gayla

      Amen Amanda!!

    • Lorraine Ricci Jensen

      Leave God out of this. Not everyone believes in the same God as you, if they believe at all.

      • Gayla

        God has every right to be here.

    • Watcher

      Who said he knows God?

    • Diane

      Amen, Amanda! Agree 100 %

    • Gayla

      Well Said!!

  • SkippingDog

    How do you exercise civil disobedience in this matter? Deny transgender children access to a restroom? That’s the farthest thing from Christianity that you could suggest.

    • Pamela Soup

      Nobody wants to “deny” any children access to a restroom; they can use the restroom that reflects the REALITY of their birth gender. The farthest thing from Christianity we could do is to accept the lunacy of transgenderism and enable these mixed up individuals to follow a path created by Satan himself.

      • SkippingDog

        So God made a mistake with these children?

        • Page40

          NO! MANKIND DID.
          When parents allow satan to get a foothold in their home and they allow the kids to watch the programs with gay actors and Transgender actors and they are not taking their kids to church, it is no wonder that the kids are confused as to who they are.
          JESUS is the answer to this ungodly dilemma.
          He is the author of confusion.
          Satan is.
          Gerald Palmer, you, sir, are wrong.

          • VB501

            True – all of it!

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            You sir, are hilarious.

        • Michelle Castañeda

          God did not do this to them at all. Transgender is a mental disorder.

          • SkippingDog

            So God gave them a mental disorder that you’re going to punish them for?

          • Republicanproud

            Nobody is punishing them. They turned down a separate bathroom.

          • SkippingDog

            Separate is not equal.

          • noneyoubiz

            Again you blame God. God does no evil. His plans for us are written in scripture.

          • SkippingDog

            So transgender children are part of God’s plan?

        • VB501

          No, people have fallen away from God and His Word, His Church and they have accepted a LIE that leads to eternal death, instead of TRUTH which leads to eternal life. I will never accept a lie and influence others to accept a lie that leads to their downfall–that is NOT love. Satan is a DECEIVER and as the Bible says – the Father of Lies.

        • noneyoubiz

          Are you blaming God? Do you really believ God gave them a body that is not lining up with their mind. Seek his face. You are so lost and do not know him.

        • noneyoubiz

          The scriptures speak of the deraved mind and God gave them over to it. They exchanged the natural for the unnatural. Women sleeping with their own kind and men sleeping with their own kind. You have blamed God for what is mans fault. These children are depraved in mind. Seek his face. Pray you need a true encounter with the son of God.

      • VB501

        Yes, and if they are uncomfortable using the restroom that corresponds to their genetic DNA gender, then they have been offered the use of a PRIVATE restroom, but they have REFUSED that offer. I feel compassion for the gender confused young people, but the American people cannot be FORCED to accept a LIE!

    • Tex Taylor

      Baloney. To ignore this absurdity to go on is the furthest thing from Christianity. And I don’t think you have a clue to what Christianity is, Dawg.

      • SkippingDog

        You clearly believe you have the only truth. What commandments did Christ leave us?

        • Tex Taylor

          You mean like marriage between one man and one woman, clearly delineating the sexes?

          Again, like Gramps, people like you trying to normalize what is clearly severe mental illness do these poor souls a great disservice. I have no idea your real intent, but the end result of such absurdity is destructive to everyone involved. The Road to H ell…

          • SkippingDog

            Jesus didn’t leave many commandments for us, and you can’t even get those right.

          • noneyoubiz

            To love my neighbor as myself does not mean that I do not speak truth or stand up for truth. We are to stand by the word of God. I love trans people but I do not agree with them. I will tell them the truth of gods word in love. I will not agree to allow them to dress with my daughter. What you speak of as love is really a death sentence spiritually for them. Jesus in his word told a man to go and sin no more least a worse thing come on you. That is love speaking truth. He never condoned sin or gave it a place out of his love. I love myself and will feed and provide shelter for anyone needing it and I will point them to Christ and tell them the truth about his love and sin.

          • SkippingDog

            You can’t love your neighbor and hate him at the same time. That mote in your eyes is covering your vision.

          • noneyoubiz

            You can love the person and hate the sin. I will not condone or accept a persons chosen life style as normal or appropriate.

          • SkippingDog

            Your hate engulfs your faith. Jesus gave us only two commandments. Perhaps you should review them.

          • Tex Taylor

            I don’t get the impression you know much about “Jesus…”

          • SkippingDog

            That’s because you’ve never paid any attention to what he actually told us to do.

          • Tex Taylor

            How’s this one work for you, scholar?

            “A woman shall not wear man’s clothing, nor shall a man put on a woman’s clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God. ~ Deuteronomy-22:5

          • SkippingDog

            Jesus had some specific comments about the old Law. You apparently weren’t paying attention.

            Do you feel as strongly about people eating shellfish or wearing blended fibers for their clothing, because those are also an abomination to the Lord.

          • SkippingDog

            About like this one, Tex.

            “You shall not eat any abomination. 4 These are the animals you may eat: the ox, the sheep, the goat, 5 the deer, the gazelle, the roebuck, the wild goat, the ibex,[a] the antelope, and the mountain sheep. 6 Every animal that parts the hoof and has the hoof cloven in two and chews the cud, among the animals, you may eat. 7 Yet of those that chew the cud or have the hoof cloven you shall not eat these: the camel, the hare, and the rock badger, because they chew the cud but do not part the hoof, are unclean for you. 8 And the pig, because it parts the hoof but does not chew the cud, is unclean for you. Their flesh you shall not eat, and their carcasses you shall not touch.” – Deuteronomy 14:3

          • Tex Taylor

            I sure do…which Christ very clearly made all foods clean. I’ll even eat shrimp wrapped with bacon.

            Now find one for me where Christ made LGBT “clean,” skippy. I’ll wait with bated breath.

          • SkippingDog

            It’s all the old law. As James says, if you break one of them, you break all of them.

          • Tex Taylor

            You didn’t answer my question, moral coward. Homosexuality is clearly condemned in both the Old and New Testaments.

            And the New Testament also clearly says practicing homosexuals will have no part of heaven. So where was LGBT made clean, scholar?

          • SkippingDog

            Where is it condemned by Jesus in the New Testament?

          • Tex Taylor

            By His Apostles. Or are you not aware Jesus is all of the Bible? Maybe that explains your profound moral confusion. You think Jesus starts in Matthew 1 and ends at Acts 2. Like I said to begin this subject, you don’t know Jesus – obviously. Frankly, you’re an elementary reprobate in your discussion. And that is your problem.

          • SkippingDog

            Not even the most conservative Pauline theologians make such a claim.

          • Tex Taylor

            Then your conservative Pauline theologians are as scripturally ignorant as you are, as it a basic tenet of Christianity. What part of the 1st Chapter of John do you not understand?

            In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.

          • SkippingDog

            That’s still the Old Testament you’re quoting. You’ve got to be both a Texan and a Baptist. Nothing else would account for how dense you seem to be.

          • Tex Taylor

            That’s the Gospel of the Disciple Jesus loved. LOL Give it up, Skippy. Your theological knowledge would fit in a thimble.

          • SkippingDog

            Which gospel it that, Tex?

          • SkippingDog

            You probably don’t realize that The Law of the Old Testament was completely fulfilled by Jesus Christ, so we Christians are no longer bound by it. Read James 2:10 for details.

          • Tex Taylor

            You probably don’t realize the difference between a “civil law” and a moral law. Using your rationale, we are no longer bound by the Ten Commandments.

            The priesthood of Melchizedek changed nothing of moral law…no matter how much you want to twist scripture of make it fit your perversion.

          • SkippingDog

            I recognize the difference between Talmudic Law and our modern moral principles.

          • Tex Taylor

            YOUR modern moral principles. God’s don’t change and you don’t rate and neither does Caesar Obama.

            You would do well to remember that, Poof.

          • SkippingDog

            If God’s moral principles never change, wouldn’t the Talmudic Law still be in full effect?

          • Tex Taylor

            Since Jesus is God and I’m a Christian and He made all foods clean, wouldn’t you need to direct that question to Kosher Jews? But when you can pinpoint me in that refutation of LGBT instead of the mindless repetition of eating shrimp, you get back with me Skippy.

            Good luck finding it.

          • SkippingDog

            How did he make all foods clean? By fulfilling the Law in its entirety. That means only the most conservative orthodox Jews would continue to abide by Talmudic law, and even they don’t stone adulterers, incorrigible children, and the like.

            Why are you “Christians” such an angry and self-righteous group? You don’t seem to understand the concepts very well.

          • Tex Taylor

            You’re apparently comfortable with calling Jesus self-righteous. I’m just the messenger boy. You’ll get your chance to take it up with Him. Only wish I could be there to see your smugness evaporate in a nanosecond when the chance arrives.

            The fact I hold the depraved like you in contempt is not anger. It’s disgust.

            Clearly, homosexuality is condemned through all of the Bible, as is every other form of deviance from s ex in marriage between one man and one woman. You attempt to twist grace into your own image – but you’re not very good at it, frankly.

          • SkippingDog

            Jesus wasn’t a Christian. He was the human incarnation of God almighty, and a Jewish man of his time.

            By the way, can you explain the relationship of King David and Jonathan?

          • Tex Taylor

            Sure. Close, lifelong friends. I love my male friends too. I just don’t physically love them. Say like a twink like you. See the difference, Skippy?

          • SkippingDog

            I don’t love any of my male friends even more than I love a woman. Why is the love between David and Jonathan described that way? Why does Jonathan strip naked to submit himself to David?

          • Tex Taylor

            LOL. You really are stretching to justify your lusts, aren’t you Skippy? So let me get this straight. David and Jonathan were lovers, though David was married to Jonathan’s sister, Michal?

            ** GUFFAW ***

          • SkippingDog

            It’s interesting that the most homophobic men seem to have the most pressing homoerotic urges, don’t you think, Tex? Do you troll airports with a wide stance too?

          • Tex Taylor

            As my young daughter used to say, EWWWWWWWWWWWWW…

          • SkippingDog

            Did she find out about your urges?

          • Tex Taylor

            Hey, you finally got something theologically right! Hooray! Hooray!

            No, Jesus wasn’t Christian. He was and is the Messiah. The one who designated marriage between one man and one woman – and was present when Sodom burned into infamy.

          • SkippingDog

            Jesus hadn’t been born when Sodom was destroyed. You only missed it by a couple thousand years.

            Please tell us exactly what Jesus commanded about homosexuality.

          • Tex Taylor

            Boy, you really are a brick. What part of “in the beginning” do you not understand from John 1? You can’t even understand Christ is eternal?

            Every condemnation you read of homosexuality is from Jesus, brick.

          • SkippingDog

            The eternal conundrum of the Triune God. If Christ is eternal, where was He during the time of the prophets? Why would they tell of a coming Messiah who was already there?

          • Tex Taylor

            The continual arrogance of the fallible gay to justify his own sickness. How many of these questions must I answer before you begin to instruct me? God manifested in flesh doesn’t mean that Christ didn’t exist, an in fact Abraham answered to Christ…though, I doubt you know that.

            How many times did Jesus need to say when you’ve seen me, you’ve seen the Father before you begin to understand perhaps one of the two or three most basic tenets of all the Bible?

          • SkippingDog

            Again, the conundrum of the Triune God. If no man can look upon the face of God, as He instructed Moses, how can Jesus be one in the same?

        • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

          Good question. You want to answer it for us ignoramuses?

        • John Steven Dutton

          The only reason all bathrooms are not unisex is because of safety from sexual predators and different biological requirements?

          • SkippingDog

            There are many unisex bathrooms. You need to get out more.

        • Guest

          Are you referring to Love Thy Neighbor that’s fine I’ll love them long enough to lock him up in a mental institution before somebody kills him

          • SkippingDog

            We’re talking about children here.

      • SkippingDog

        Again, how do you exercise civil disobedience in this matter?

        • Tex Taylor

          By simply refusing to pay federal taxes should Obama attempt his game of tyranny.

          • SkippingDog

            Refusing to pay your taxes will only get you fined or jailed. Secession is illegal and has long since been put to rest by the Civil War. There’s really no way to exercise civil disobedience because you want to keep transgender kids out of a bathroom. You’ll end up looking ridiculous.

          • Tex Taylor

            You act as if Government was intended “for government.”

            What part of WE THE PEOPLE did you miss, skippy?

          • SkippingDog

            The union that was created by the people of the United States is perpetual and indivisible.

          • Tex Taylor

            What part of The Declaration of Independence did you miss, skippy?

            That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and to institute new Government…

            Understand this, skippy. I want no allegiance with people like you. None. Your form of twisted nature is incompatible with my beliefs.

          • SkippingDog

            What part of White v. Texas did you miss, Tex? If the Neo-Confederates in Texas want to secede, they should give it a try. Even if they “win,” all they’ll get is the removal of 31 federal military installations and the Johnson Space Center from their state and economy. They’ll also “win” the right to guard their own borders from Mexico, which I’m sure would be more than happy to recover Texas as Mexican territory. Oh, and they’ll also lose access to Gulf oil, which means Texas won’t have squat for an economy.

            Good thinking.

          • Tex Taylor

            Your hydrocarbon “knowledge” is only surpassed by your theological knowledge…snort.

            “Gulf oil” is a small fraction of reserves Texas produces compared to the Permian basin. In fact, we will tell Dear Leader Obama and you to shove it and drill anywhere we want in the Gulf without compliance to your jackboot EPA and federal laws. How do you like those apples, scholar?

            Here’s what you’ll lose. About 60% of the refinery capacity in the United States – you’ll enjoy running crude oil in your car, dummy. Oh, and I doubt Texas will be the only ones going. You’ll also lose Oklahoma in which we will take the entire hub for hydrocarbon running through a pipeline. I certainly hope it is warm where you are living. Buwahahahaha…

            You seem to be profoundly ignorant of what makes up the Texas economy.

            As to the Mexican border, I can assure without the “help” of the feckless federal government and the traitors like you who make it up, there’s one border that will become incredibly secure overnight. We will be deporting millions – not to Mexico but the town you live with a one way bus ticket. Get them a nice Michelle Obama sack lunch for their troubles with you as their new neighbor.

          • SkippingDog

            That’s what the Navy and Coast Guard are for.

          • Tex Taylor

            Right out of Port Houston, Port of Galveston, Port Beaumont…I think you forget the military overwhelmingly Conservative. I doubt our sons and daughters are going to be aiming for their own parents – especially after flakes like you have destroyed their military, as evident by Obama’s 15% approval rating by actively serving military. But they might be pointing the big guns at you.

          • SkippingDog

            The military may be conservative, but they aren’t traitorous or mutinous. Sorry Tex, it’s all a pipe dream.

          • Tex Taylor

            This country is already being Balkanized, dummy. The fact you’re to blind to see it only follows with the rest of your reasoning, or lack thereof.

          • SkippingDog

            Deputy Spokeshole for Greg Abbott calls nation “Already Balkanized” and threatens Secession! Seriously, how did you get your job? Daddy contribute a bunch of money?

          • Tex Taylor

            I can’t help that you’re too dumb to understand the consequences of you designating your wretched ilk as moral conscience for the rest of the nation. I’m retired, dummy. My goal now is to take as much of your entitlements as is humanly possible before I am through and leaving you with little or nothing.

            Think Caracas for your bleak future.

          • SkippingDog

            I’m retired too, Tex, so I’m not worried about anything you think you might do to me. It is always amusing to see the amount of hatred and vitriol you “Christians” openly profess in the name of God.

            I like Matthew 25:40 myself:

            “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”

          • Tex Taylor

            Well, at least you’re admitting to the “least.” I’m not going to do anything to you. You will do it to yourself and probably already have.

            I like this one: Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter…

            You bore me to death, so I’m going to be signing off. I find you totally unedifying.

          • SkippingDog

            I find you to be a typical Texan.

          • Tex Taylor

            One last comment. Good, I’m glad to be a typical Texan….

            …With the hope you will slither back to the den from which you came and never show up here living off the state coffers like so many of your ilk do.

          • SkippingDog

            I spent a number of years in Texas while I was in the USAF, and visited frequently later on business. I met some very nice people who were kind and rational. What happened to you?

          • SkippingDog

            So Governor Abbott’s Deputy Press Secretary is threatening secession now?

          • Tex Taylor

            Not yet. A few more threats from scum like you and we’ll get there. I’ll have no problem going to war with you either. Might just let ISIS have a stab at you first, though. 🙂

          • SkippingDog

            Oh, this is going to be fun…. It’s nice that you’ve revealed yourself and your boss as the bigots you are.

          • Tex Taylor

            Who cares what you think? LOL To be called a bigot from the likes of you is a badge of honor in my book. You’re a charlatan like your messiahs – Obama and Bernie.

          • SkippingDog

            If Texas were an independent nation, its’ GDP – even now as a net recipient of federal money inflows – would make it slightly smaller and poorer than Canada. If Texas were to secede into unlawful rebellion, where will it get military assets? It’s certainly not going to get them from the U.S., and the inevitable economic sanctions and blockade would quickly grind its economy to a full stop.

            Keep dreaming, Tex. It’s all you’ve got.

          • Tex Taylor

            Hardly poorer. You’re also innumerate in addition to being poorly informed. That’s a prerequisite for liberal arts majors of the Dimocratic Party.

            Texas is so poor, it only created 30% of the new jobs in the entire nation in Obama’s massively failed economy. Of course, you’re also economically illiterate enough to think Texas is oil and nothing else. Trust me, once Texas leaves, the dominoes begin to fall and you’re left with the gross incompetence of blue state models.

            Let’s give a try and see how poor Texas is – work with me, coward. I think you’re scared your nation is starting to slip away. You’re big on judicial fiat like all cowards. But I don’t think you’ve got the stomach for a real fight.

          • SkippingDog

            The GDP of Texas is lower than that of Canada. Texas receives slightly more than one-third of its entire state budget from the federal government, and receives $1.19 for every $1.00 in federal tax paid by its citizens.

            You Neo-Confederates pop up every 40 years or so to revive the Lost Cause. As you and I both know, Texas is slowly turning purple. It will be Blue in a few more years, particularly after Trump alienates Hispanics from the Republican party one more time.

            Texas lead in job creation during the petrochemical boom years, but those years are now gone. The largest decline in skilled jobs is occurring in the oil patch, and that’s going to quickly catch up with your boss.

            The only people scared are the old white males, and their spokeshole buttboys like you, who long for the days when brown people, women, and other minorities still knew their place. Those days are gone – with the wind.

          • Tex Taylor

            No, the state of Texas receives nothing from the Federal Gov’t it didn’t pay in. You’re obviously economically illiterate to boot.

            Texas is turning so purple, your favorite candidate Abortion Barbie Wendy Davis lost the last governor’s election by 21 points.

            The economic downturn of the petroleum industry is a minor blip, which is already making a comeback, as over 70% of this nation’s energy still fossil based. Texas’ economy is still the strongest in the nation by a far shot – it’s not even close.

            You sound a little bent, Skippy. We don’t need you or want you…

          • SkippingDog

            When you receive $1.19 for every $1.00 you pay in taxes, you’re nothing more than parasite takers.

          • Tex Taylor

            Don’t believe it for a minute – as that study utterly debunked. But let’s just assume you’re right.

            All the more reason for you to wish us to secede.

          • SkippingDog

            I hope you secede so we can do Reconstruction properly this time.

          • Tex Taylor

            Me too. I want you to look more like Illinois or California and its $400 billion dollar debt. The supposed Golden State has over one trillion in unfunded liabilities and 1/3 of all welfare recipients – your cultures are in decay and rot.

            In fact, all the sinkhole states are deep blue….NJ, MA, CT just to name a few. Good riddance to your failed states.

          • SkippingDog

            You mean the states where the people actually are?

          • Tex Taylor

            Historical urban centers in deep decay. By the way, I recognize you’re innumerate but states with four cities of one million or more actually “have people.”

            Baltimore, St. Louis, NYC, Chicago, LA, Detroit, Flint, Oakland – the legacy of progressive politic.

            Go drink your poisoned water and your colossally failed schools and ruminate on your greatness.

          • SkippingDog

            Interesting you’d make such a claim. The value of crude oil produced in Texas is far less than half of what it was in January of 2015, and the value of natural gas is down by far more than one-third. The number of active oil/gas rigs has fallen from 773 in January of 2015 to only 196 last month. Auto sales are also falling and housing prices are stagnant, hardly the stuff of a thriving economy.

            Meanwhile, the Consumer Confidence index for Texas as dropped to -19.7%, compared to -0.1% for the overall US economy.

            Yep, just a minor economic blip. LOL….

          • Tex Taylor

            And still people are immigrating from blue states to Texas as we speak. You obviously understand nothing of the petroleum industry.

            Active oil rigs are going to shut down until crude prices rise again. So what? When oil returns to $65 a barrel, those rigs go right back up. Those reserves aren’t going anywhere.

            The United States economy has never recovered, lightweight. Obama is grossly incompetent.

          • SkippingDog

            The US economy has been growing at twice the rate of the industrialized world for the last 5 years, even while China’s has been in decline. There’s a glut of oil in the world right now, and a glut of refining capacity. You’re not likely to see $65 oil for at least a decade. How do you think the Texas economy will do?

          • Tex Taylor

            The industrialized world has been in steep decline while Obama rushes America into a failed European state. The economy of the United States is stagnant at best, with a ballooning debt it can’t possibly sustain and a middle class disappearing thanks to the failed prog policies of regulation and incompetence.

            One nuclear armed Iran and a war with the Sauds and you won’t see $65 dollar oil. You’ll see $165 oil. I’ve seen all this before at least half a dozen times. The Texas economy will be just fine as long as we can keep your ilk out – you’re like locusts, browning each green field before you move on to the next.

          • SkippingDog

            The only decent things Texas has produced in the last few decades were Ann Richards, Molly Ivins, Pearl beer, and The Derailers. It’ll be fun to watch it turn Blue again.

          • Tex Taylor

            Ann the Lush, Molly the Hag, Shiner Bok…

            I’ve often noted the more blue a state turns, the worse it looks – all the way around. Remember the Alamo.

          • SkippingDog

            Oh, and Willie Nelson.

          • SkippingDog

            Everybody at the Alamo died.

        • noneyoubiz

          Revolution. Maybe it is time to take back America and reform our greedy government that is dictating to the states now even what is right and wrong

          • SkippingDog

            Revolution isn’t something a patriotic American would contemplate. You’ve crossed over into Kookville.

          • noneyoubiz

            Really? Would not be America if the revolutionary war had not happened or the civil war. You don’t know history do you?

          • SkippingDog

            I know history quite well, and the US is a far different place from colonial America or the antebellum South.

    • VB501

      Noooo- they are the ones who have rejected the offer of a PRIVATE restroom—Why would that be?

      • SkippingDog

        Because separate has never been equal, at least for the last 60 or so years.

        • Republicanproud

          Well it is equal,just the same as a H/C bathroom is.

        • John Steven Dutton

          Separate has never been equal? What is that supposed to mean? Male restrooms or female restrooms or unisex restrooms. Three choices. How many more choices are there or should there be? You are either male and you use the male restroom; female and you use the female restroom or undecided or not fussy and you use the unisex. Why would that be so difficult to implement? If you are not biologically male, you have the option of using female or unisex; if you are not biologically female you use the male or unisex. Can’t see any discrimination there and that would be fair. All this nonsense about everyone being equal is a load of old nonsense. No one is equal in this world and why should they be. It is always my desire that I love everyone as I love myself but we are all unique, special and different. Being equal would be horrible and we might as well all be clones!

          • SkippingDog

            Go to any sports stadium and look at the lines for the different restrooms. Then tell me separate is equal.

          • mr0807

            Right, so then why would a guy who really wants to be a female even want to stand in that line???

          • SkippingDog

            Transgender people already do. You just don’t notice them.

        • Guest

          Satan is working very hard on you my friend you will be in my prayers amen

          • SkippingDog

            And you will be in mine, that the scales of hate are taken from your eyes.

          • Guest

            We’re not talking about hate that I have I’m trying to explain to a bunch of dummies like you but you don’t seem to understand what’s going to happen to that little boy transgender or not when he goes to prison he’s going to realize what the hate is

          • SkippingDog

            Why would he go to prison?

    • PatriotForever

      Ya know why they are transgender DOG? Ya know why they are entitled DOG? You know why they are confused and have no concept of right and wrong DOG?
      YOU the dog who returns to his vomit. You and your mentally ill, disgusting puckish filthy mind are like an invading pervasive cancer.
      The only hope to regain integrity, character, and to take the moral high ground is to rid society of the mental and spiritual illness you possess.
      BTW: People like you have no concept of God and Christianity, so you can get off your pious perch. Those who do, understand repentance, identify sin, embrace the asset of Commonsense, Logic and Morality,
      The wise, intelligent seekers of truth, who understand that God fearing Christ believers want to put a stop to your Sodom and Gomorrah life style. That’s what CHRISTIANS DO. They tell the truth not permeate the lie of self-indulgent, perverted, reprobate behavior, unlike you who wants to suck their souls, their futures and their hope out of their minds, just like a rabid mosquito, exchanging their souls for emptiness and death.
      May God Himself bear witness to you of the evil you do and do knowingly.

      • SkippingDog

        That’s what spending too much time in a Pentecostal church does to some people. It turns you into a judgemental and hateful person, far more interested in The Law and retribution than in the Grace freely given by Christ.

        I’ll pray for you.

        • PatriotForever

          No you filthy parasite, it’s from seeing the work of your ilk turn the lives of children into ping pong balls of pain and remorse.
          You, you creeping thing needs to find out what all of us need to find out: How Far Off You are From the God Who made you and the Christ Who died for you, because all you are doing now is spitting in the face of God.
          Don’t pray for me you creeping thing because your prayers are smothered underneath your lust, and your spiritual deadness.
          Even King David, who knowingly had his best friend murdered because of lust, recognized his sin, once he had his first born son die. It was horrible, but It took that act to bring about repentance. Hopefully it doesn’t take that for you, but if it does so be it.
          You are not worthy to mention the Name of Jesus, except to ask for forgiveness. Then and only then Pray for me.

          • SkippingDog

            I’ve long since been forgiven. Your unfocused anger suggests that you haven’t. Grace is a gift. You should accept it.

          • noneyoubiz

            Grace is not a license to sin.

          • SkippingDog

            Can small children sin?

          • edwinrad

            The issue with God is the age of accountability which varies in age with each child.

          • PatriotForever

            Absolutely true, You were forgiven Unfortunately for you, the problem is; you haven’t done your part to repent, to turn from your wickedness. WE were all forgiven, before and after our sin, as they are as far from the East is from the West. BUT: The NECESSARY CAVEAT is: YOUR PERSONAL REPENTANCE AND OBEDIENCE to the word, to His laws, to His morality.
            READ this and weep, because it speaks clearly to the part that leaves you committing blasphemy and spiting in God’s, Christ and the HOLY Spirit’s face:

            24Wherefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts unto uncleanness, that their bodies should be dishonored among themselves: for that they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

            26For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature: and likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another, men with men working unseemliness, and receiving in themselves that recompense of their error which was due.

            28And even as they refused to have God in their knowledge, God gave them up unto a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not fitting; being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, hateful to God, insolent, haughty, boastful, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, without understanding, covenant-breakers, without natural affection, unmerciful: who, knowing the ordinance of God, that they that practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also consent with them that practice them.

            You are spoken of in these scriptures, so your salvation? Well, after reading this passage of Which not one dot or tittle passed from the law, but was completed when Jesus Died and rose again.
            Sadly you have like a vulture picked and chosen what you want to believe and read only that which elevates you.
            ALL SIN, all are sinners, all are forgiven, but, BUT wait for it: The Children of God who reap their inheritance of His Sacrifice are those who KEEP HIS WORDS, KEEP HIS LAWS, KEEP THEMSELVES through understanding, identification and recognition and repentance when they do sin.
            You are FOOLING yourself.

          • SkippingDog

            So Grace isn’t important in your outlook?

          • PatriotForever

            Take it up with God and then with Paul. If you read the bible you would know the answer to this ignorant question, and as Jesus said to His Accusers try reading your bible thoroughly and not the pick and chose by the fence sitters:
            2 Corinthians 4:7-18 – 1What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?
            2God forbid. We who died to sin, how shall we any longer live therein? Or are ye ignorant that all we who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
            We were buried therefore with him through baptism unto death: that like as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life.
            For if we have become united with him in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection; knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him , that the body of sin
            might be done away, that so we should no longer be in bondage to sin; for he that hath died is justified from sin.
            8But if we died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with him; knowing that Christ being raised from the dead dieth no more; death no more hath dominion over him. For the death that he died, he died unto sin once: but the life that he liveth, he liveth unto God. Even so reckon ye also yourselves to be dead unto sin, but alive unto God in Christ Jesus.
            12Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that ye should obey the lusts thereof:
            neither present your members unto sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves unto God, as alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.
            For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under law, but under grace.

            WOE unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES! You are FULL OF DEAD MEN’S BONES, and ALL UNCLEANESS… and HYPOCRISY and INIQUITY…

            WOE unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, HYPOCRITES!… you are the children of them which KILLED the prophets. FILL YOU UP then the measure of your fathers.

            WOW! These comments from Matt. 23 were spoken directly to the “Religious Scholars and Theologians” in the Church of God, centered at the Temple in Jerusalem. Would Jesus speak in the same manner to the Religious Scholars and Theologians in God’s Church today?

            Does Jesus “change”? NO.

            Has the Church changed in the past 2000 years? YES. It has gotten WORSE.

          • SkippingDog

            You sound quite a lot like a Pharisee – much more attuned to The Law than to the compassion shown by Christ. Your heart has hardened.

          • PatriotForever

            Your heart is deceitfully wicked and no one but GOD knows it

          • SkippingDog

            God knows all of our hearts. I’ll pray for yours.

          • PatriotForever

            Correct. God does know all of our hearts and He knows that those who do not adhere to His word can not be trusted, to Speak on His behalf nor about Him.
            The lies you use as did satan in the desert were to use a bit of the truth, mixed with the lies he wanted to snare Christ in. You lose and so did he, because Jesus used the word to cut and divide the marrow.
            Your heart and your instruction is Heresy at large and you seem to be filled with it.
            Here’s the scenario:
            You have every right to feel the way you do, but you have NO RIGHT to take the souls of the children with you.
            As for praying for me, yeah, I am not interested in where those prayers come from, as it’;s all about Who one prays too and according to the perverted lifestyle you support, it would be your Father the Devil to whom you are praying. No Thanks save it. However, there are three people here who are in fact praying for you to be healed from brain damage, hardened heart and self righteous blindness.

          • PatriotForever

            You sound a lot like satan in the desert when he tempted Christ

          • SkippingDog

            Not at all. Satan tempted Christ with what he already had. Why would the Triune God be actually tempted by Satan at all?

          • SkippingDog

            God is still speaking to us.

          • PatriotForever

            Check the source because it isn’t GOD, but the one wanting to be god, besides yourself. You are hearing your flesh, your WANTS and your lust speaking and not God. God does CONDONE SIN and nor Does He contradict Himself and His Word. YOU LOSE, but you don’t have too. You can turn and repent and get on board and her His Holy Spirit by reading the word. A prophet you are not but a sinner you are and holding to the lusts of the flesh and the lies of satan is a clear magnifier on the whole of the issue.

          • SkippingDog

            God didn’t quit speaking to us 2000 years ago, did he?

          • PatriotForever

            You Dog have zero idea about God and what He did, what He does and what He will do. As I said: He doesn’t contradict His Word. However you think He does because you think God changes with the times. Right? He doesn’t

          • SkippingDog

            Where did you get your special insights from God?

          • PatriotForever

            Satan didn’t stop either and your tuner is picking up the satanic signal, not the Holy Spirit. You are a hypocrite. You say it’s OK to be a reprobates and force your lustful thinking on others, but as the word of God directs, we are to call out sin and not support SIN IN THE CAMP. That’s the sign of a hypocrite.
            I am sharing with you because you are deceived. If I am judged by God for judging so be it, however yu will be judged for turning the hearts of His Creation toward satanic thinking, lust and loving the creature more than the creator. Now that’s going to be a real eye opener for you when you say to Jesus Christ: Well Jesus “I Thought”

          • edwinrad

            If you’ve been forgiven give your personal testimony HOW God saved you like Paul did in Acts 26.

          • sparrow456

            GRACE is NOT a license to sin.
            WHAT shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? 2God forbid. How shall we that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? (Romans 6:1-2).
            Walk in newness of life (Romans 6:4).
            Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh (Galatians 5:16).
            Accepting God’s GRACE is accepting Jesus Christ as our Savior, knowing that all our sins are forgiven, but we do not live a life of sin. God gave us Grace because the law is perfect and we are carnal (Romans 7:14). God writes His law on the heart(2Cor. 3:3).

          • SkippingDog

            It’s always interesting to me how much more people seem to love quoting Paul than they do quoting Jesus.

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        oh for chrissakes. You’re all crazy.

        • PatriotForever

          That’s the typical and expected retort from a spiritually dead reprobate.
          BTW:
          If in deed, it were for CHRIST’s Sake, you would be on your knees with a broken and repentant heart. But instead you are probably standing next to a urinal trying to see how far you can lift your knee and thigh

        • Republicanproud

          Obviously so are you. You used the Lords name in vain.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Uh oh.

    • WriteWingNut

      Easy answer.
      You work with parents and school boards to ensure they resist the LGBT radical agenda and refuse to comply with Pres. Obamanations orders, That’s how.

      • SkippingDog

        You also have to forego the federal money that supports your bigotry.

        • edwinrad

          WOE to them who call evil good and good evil(Isaiah 5:20).
          Heck with the money. God says those who honor me, I will honor(1Samuel 2:30). The Lord will supply the means.

          • SkippingDog

            That’s fine if you wish to have a private Christian school. We don’t have a theocracy in the US, and matters of religion are private, not public policy.

      • Guest

        That right there is the problem the thing about this is it is those little boys that think they’re little girls want to go into the little girls restroom they don’t want to rest room of Their Own

    • Republicanproud

      Christianity in no way tells you that you have to allow opposite sexes in the bathroom together. The Govt should build a transgender bathroom in each school if this is the policy that they prefer to adhere to. It also will increase the bullying.

    • noneyoubiz

      No it is not. Wow. You really don’t know Jesus do you? He made a whip and drove out the corrupt from the temple. This is our America and I will fight for the protection of the innocent. Just as he did.

      • SkippingDog

        So you’ll fight to harm small children who are transgender? My, what a testimony you have….

        • noneyoubiz

          I will fight for them to be removed from homes that encourage this and instead love them and teach them to accept their God designed bodies.

    • Guest

      So you want to peel the hate from my eyes. It’s sad that you not do not get what I am trying to explain I hope that little transgender boy doesn’t ever go to the penitentiary because you know what they’re going to do to him there

      • SkippingDog

        Quite a leap there. Why would the child be any more likely to go to prison than anyone else. Being transgender isn’t a crime.

        • Guest

          Like I said I hope the child doesn’t go to prison because he’s going to get the big ten inch everyday I know for a fact I was in prison I watched it and no it didn’t happen to me and no I didn’t do it to them

        • Guest

          And they will get that big 10 inch everyday until that transgender kills himself I’ve seen it time and time again that’s what’s sad about it

        • Guest

          Now Skippy dog I’m going to let you in on a little bit of the truth I am a Christian yes I went to prison and I seen what happened to transgenders in there no not all of them go but a lot of them do and if I can save just one child just one child from the torment that I seen what them grown men did to transgenders then I will feel good about myself I’m not trying to discourage anything from what they want to do but I tell you one thing it’s not good if they ever go to prison and as far as suicide rate goes after what those guys doing to him in there it’s 75% suicide rate

        • Guest

          Okay you really want me to take a leap I’m going to give you a real good one girl scout cookies and have some what are the transgenders going to be doing selling their nuts on the God damn table right next to f****** Walmart

  • Wild Bill Kinda

    Men caught where the ladies are undressing need to be immediately and physically thrown out the door. If you get arrested for assault, ask for a jury trial. There isn’t one in the country that will convict you.

    • Watcher

      Some people – if you may call them that – throw them off roofs.

      • Gayla

        Sad to say, and I do not wish that for them, but they need to stop pushing their Hellish agenda, upon the 97% of the population, this is beyond ridiculous.

        • Watcher

          Not saying either that that is the answer. Just noting how some deal with it.

        • Wendy Brown

          Their agenda?? When was the last time one knocked on your door, put flyers under your windshield wiper or shoved some pamphlet in your hand??

          • Gayla

            They do not need to go to that much trouble, the liberal media is more than willing to spread their agenda, and they are doing a bang up job.

          • Wendy Brown

            The Christians do a much worse job

  • E Keith Ealy

    Wow. I’m a little surprised that the editors for an article of this magnitude misspelled “principals” in the third paragraph. But I’m on board with the message of the article.

    • Watcher

      C’mon, the issues are more important than that.

    • Guest

      Well they could be so pissed off that they don’t care whether they misspelled a word or not. I’m just a commoner but here’s the thing it seems like everybody’s pretty upset about this so why don’t we all write our congressman and get this idiot out of office impeach impeach impeach

  • It is amazing that we are in a time when the words of Dr. King can be misused. So let me guess, the anti-transgender movement is in your words, “The New Black”. Dr. King once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.

    Dr. Brown stated,

    “There was a time when Dr. Martin Luther King told his hearers, “A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.”

    We find ourselves in a similar situation today, one in which, to quote Dr. King again, a person “must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”

    Please don’t quote Dr. King, you don’t have the right, you have not earned the right to quote a man who fought against injustice, in your efforts to oppress an entire group of people.

    You are comparing the Black Civil Rights Movement to the Anti-Transgender Movement? You are using the Word of God as well? What type of Bizzaro World has this become?

    Man, I feel for our transgender brothers and sisters, especially the little ones. They have the force of the bigoted religious right standing in their way of justice.

    Imagine, a little transgender girl trying to make her way to the girl’s restroom and there are adults and children standing there with signs and yelling that she doesn’t belong there. The little transgender girl is being escorted to the girls restroom by the National Guard.

    This is all happening because of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. History does repeat itself. Oh it is such a painful repetition.

  • Memorial Tom King

    This is the type of dictatorship you get from voting Democratic!

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      Right, Obama did it. All by himself.

    • Gayla

      Is anybody listening???

  • I have not violated any of the commenting rules. Why are my comments being flagged?

  • It is amazing that we are in a time when the words of Dr. King can be misused. So let me guess, the anti-transgender movement is in your words, “The New Black”. Dr. King once said, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”.

    Dr. Brown stated,

    “There was a time when Dr. Martin Luther King told his hearers, “A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.”

    We find ourselves in a similar situation today, one in which, to quote Dr. King again, a person “must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.”

    Please don’t quote Dr. King, you don’t have the right, you have not earned the right to quote a man who fought against injustice, in your efforts to oppress an entire group of people.

    You are comparing the Black Civil Rights Movement to the Anti-Transgender Movement? You are using the Word of God as well? What type of Bizzaro World has this become?

    Man, I feel for our transgender brothers and sisters, especially the little ones. They have the force of the bigoted religious right standing in their way of justice.

    Imagine, a little transgender girl trying to make her way to the girl’s restroom and there are adults and children standing there with signs and yelling that she doesn’t belong there. The little transgender girl is being escorted to the girls restroom by the National Guard.

    This is all happening because of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality. History does repeat itself. Oh it is such a painful repetition.

  • Michelle Castañeda

    You feel sorry for the sick people well the good kids have to pay the price. Why does our kids have to pay the price for these sick Os. Why do they have to lose their innocents before it’s time. Why does 99.5% of the population have to be put at risk for .05% of the population. If you think all this is ok, you are just as sick.

    • Badass_Dragon

      I clearly agree with you but you really have to be careful with that statement as your defense. At this point, only 31.50% of world population is Christian and it’s getting lower as time pass. Soon enough, Christian will become a minority religion so someone could be using the same logic argument that you say… “The rights of majority triumph over the rights of minority.”

      Just because the majority say this doesn’t necessarily mean they’re right. This is why we need higher moral, God’s moral to set a standard of what is right and wrong as well as our guide in how to live our life.

      As a deaf person, I am one of those minority people in the majority world of hearing people. The majority of hearing people still think deaf people shouldn’t learn sign language or drive cars… does that mean they’re right? Of course not. They’re wrong, we can do anything except hear. Again… just because the majority say this doesn’t mean they’re right.

      But in this case, I do agree that we shouldn’t let this issue about bathroom come to pass but again, don’t forget that those .5% of the population ARE STILL HUMAN BEINGS and just deserve as much love as we do. There is better alternative way to solve this problem, such as unisex bathroom.

  • PatriotForever

    The average man and woman should be LIVID and OUTRAGED at the audacity of this camel riding puke. If this doesn’t do it, American is NOT WORTH SAVING

    • Guest

      Amen

    • Guest

      Remember the story of Sodom and Gomorrah God didn’t like it then and he doesn’t like it now they are called an abomination in the New Testament

      • PatriotForever

        I appreciate the reference Guest, however if I may correct the inference: The SIN is an abomination, not the people. IMAGINE:
        God was willing to save the town if only there were 50 righteous people were to be found. Then 45. Then 40 and then down to 30. Then too 20 and then 10.
        I wonder how large the Town of Sodom and Gomorrah was but, in comparison to America? So how about finding 40 million or 9 % of the population?
        However, I feel deep in my heart that there comes a time when there becomes no differentiation between the two, when a person becomes a slave to their perversion.
        Romans 1: 21 For although they knew God, they neither
        glorified Him as God nor gave thanks to Him, but they became futile in
        their thinking and darkened in their foolish hearts. Although they claimed to be wise, they became fools, and exchanged the glory of the immortal God for images of mortal man and birds and animals and reptiles. Therefore God gave them up in the desires of their hearts to impurity for the dishonoring of their bodies with one another. They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator, who is forever worthy of praise! Amen. For this reason God gave them over to dishonorable passions. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. Likewise, the men abandoned natural relations with women and burned with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error. Furthermore, since they did not see fit to acknowledge God, He gave them up to a depraved mind, to do what should not be done. They have become filled with every kind
        of wickedness, evil, greed, and hatred. They are full of envy, murder,
        strife, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant, and boastful. They invent new forms of evil; they disobey their parents. They are senseless, faithless, heartless, merciless. They have become filled with every kind
        of wickedness, evil, greed, and hatred. They are full of envy, murder,
        strife, deceit, and malice. They are gossips, slanderers, God-haters, insolent, arrogant, and boastful. They invent new forms of evil; they disobey their parents. They are senseless, faithless, heartless, merciless.…

        • Gayla

          Unfortunately you are right, shame I am not god, just for a day 🙂

      • PatriotForever

        RIGHT ON! Bless you for your input of TRUTH

    • Gayla

      I agree Patriot!!

  • The comments seem so full of anger and fear. You do realize that we are talking about transgender teens and children. These are little ones who are already facing so much and now you are trying to bring the wait of the religious right on them? Why? Where is the compassion for them?

    Also have any of you read the directives? There is a provision for those who seek extra privacy. If students feel uncomfortable, schools have to make accommodations for them. This goes for both cis and transgender students.

    • VB501

      You really think that the majority of the student body who feel unsafe, embarrassed, uncomfortable, intimidated should be the ones FORCED to be in stalls with sheets hanging up or stand in line for the one “gender neutral” restroom? I heard a woman on the radio today say that she was harassed by boys when she transferred to a new school and the Girl;s Restroom was the ONLY SAFE place she could retreat to when she felt threatened! I feel compassion for the gender confused children and teens, but it is wrong to attempt to FORCE everyone accept to accept this as “normal”. I will never forget the terror I felt when I worked at the University and thought I was alone in the restroom until I walked out and found a man in there who fled when he saw my reaction! Two little girls under ten yrs. of age have been molested in the restroom of a local restaurants here by the same perpetrator. “The weight of the religious right”? What does that even mean? By the way, you are a man of the cloth and you do not honor God’s Word where it clearly states that “…male and female HE created them. We do not belong to ourselves – We belong to Him who created us as He saw fit. The Enemy of our souls wants us to reject the Lord and His sovereignty. He wants our children to question who they are, reject who the Lord says they are and to lose their souls. The most loving thing we as Christians can do is to stand firm in directing these lost kids to the TRUTH instead of giving in to a LIE.

      • How much do you know about transgender people? They are not gender confused at all. If you have compassion then please learn more about this issue.

        • Carole Hawkins

          The issue here is not one of compassion or the lack of it. The issue is the safety of our children as well as right from wrong. I don’t have to know about transgender people to know that what they have chosen to do is wrong. I’m a female. I could call myself a male, dress like a male, cut my hair, and so forth, but I would still be a male — and as such a male should not be allowed into the restroom, shower, and any other facility that is specifically for females. Doing so poses a serious threat to our girls. Further, I don’t hear anger in Dr. Michael’s words; I hear righteous indignation, which is as it should be.

        • Adelina

          “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness” James 3:1

          • Watcher

            Excellent!!!

        • Republicanproud

          Thats fine and all but they need a one stall bathroom that they can lock door behind them.

          • Guest

            Okay fine what about the girls locker room or did you not read the story. Or what about the girls shower room when’s the last time you was in school it’s very obvious it’s been a very long time all the little girls take showers together. And some idiot by the name of Obama wants to throw Boys in there

          • Republicanproud

            I agree…none there either!!! I thought it was only for bathrooms? That is what I understood.

        • brothergc

          I have compassion on deaf people , does not mean I think we should all be forced to read brail, I have compassion on deaf people , does not mean I would force all to lean to use sign language , Your logic is flawed and You support the LBGT agenda , You think if I disagree with them it is hate or I am a bigot

          • What is this LGBT agenda?

          • Badass_Dragon

            You are clearly an ignorant person. Why would deaf people need to read braille when it’s clearly for BLIND people??

          • Guest

            Vantage point. Why would a boy want to go in the girls room when it’s clearly the girls restroom

        • noneyoubiz

          Omg are you serious? They are very confused. Satan has told them they are opposite what God created them to be. Just like eve they believed a lie so much it became their reality. But their very biological body screams the truth at them. The word of God screams the truth at them. They are in torment but I will not allow their torment to bring pain and problems on innocent children. They need their own bathroom and locker room.

        • Just me

          A few days ago, an 8 yr girl went to use the ladies restroom at a store. Her mother heard a scream and entered the restroom. She found her unconscious daughter being carried into a stall by a man. This man strangled this child. He was arrested. The little girls condition is unknown at this time.~ This is what people are concerned about.~ You see, at Target all a man has to do is feel he identifies as a ‘woman’ and walk right in and you will see more tragedies like this.

          • Guest

            Public Schools is not Target or Walmart little boys are jumping up for Joy for right now. There’s going to be pictures of little girls going all over the place boys will be boys and not all of them are Christians some of them are mean little boys

          • Just me

            It’s not a coincidence that this is being pushed in schools, colleges, stores. Of course little boys can be ‘mean’. It’s much worse than that.

          • Guest

            You are so correct Obama is a constitutional lawyer and guess what he is trying to destroy our constitution and take away our freedom or Bill of Rights are arms and our religion

          • Guest

            If it is much worse than that ,please enlighten us of what you are referring to, please I would love to hear your comments because I agree with you. this is much worse than anything we will ever face as a country this is going to start a civil war

          • Just me

            Ok here is a actual event that happened just a few days ago, an 8 yr girl went to use the restroom at a local store when her mother heard a scream and went inside to find 33-year-old man carrying her unconscious daughter into a stall, police said. He had choked her with his hands. The condition of the little girl is not known. The perpetrator is in jail with out bail… I will be looking into what happened to the girl.
            ~It’s a no brainer not to allow males into ladies restroom and now locker rooms. Just wait till you have men in the Recreation locker rooms. Last Summer when I was at my local Recreation facility and I returned from the pool. There was a man who was using our locker room, ladies in various stages of undress walking around. He got into his shorts and shirt and went to play racket ball. Believe it!

        • When a boy with male body parts believes he should be a girl that is about as confused as you can get and vice versa. The confusion that is happening is due to the message we are sending to young people that they can decide for themselves what gender they are. That, Rev, is the OPPOSITE of compassion. This nonsense must stop. These people need to be helped, not accommodated in such a way the truth is turned upside down.

          • Would you take the time and go to webmd and search transgender?

          • Arianna Astelle

            They need to fight for a single stall bathroom in all public places instead of putting little children and young girls and women at risk of sexual predators who will take advantage of this law and loiter in the women’s restrooms and locker rooms. There are a lot of sickos in this world and they will take advantage. As it stands a man doesn’t even have to dress as a woman to enter the women’s restroom, he just has to “feel” like a woman at the moment. So if LEO is called and the pedophile says he feels like a woman that’s why he’s in the woman’s bathroom, LEO can’t do a thing about it. This is a sick and twisted law.

          • Please go to webmd and look up trannsgender

          • WebMd is not an authority on identity problems or morality. Look up the American College of Pediactrics for the completely truthful view of doctors without the political correctness. But most of all use your God given common sense.

        • Guest

          Compassion has nothing to do with this Reverend not everybody is a Christian like you and I. There is Satanist out there there is going to be pictures taken by little boys of all the little girls bullying is fixing to start running rampant now. You are going to have pregnant 12 13 14 15 year old girls. Again like I said Reverend not all little boys are good little boys there is some evil ones out there and they are going to take advantage of this

    • Watcher

      I recently saw on TV, a woman subtly manipulating a little 3 or 4 years old girl to admit she was a boy. Isn’t this exceedingly great wickedness?!!!

      • brothergc

        oh rev gerald does not believe that homosexuality is a sin , I asked Him that right here on these forums .

        • noneyoubiz

          Maybe because he is gay. I mean you can’t be a pastor of the word of God and not know the scriptures that call homosexuality an abomination many times and in the New Testament say that they will not be in heaven. If you practice this life style it is sin.

          • Badass_Dragon

            If you expect a pastor to live a life of perfection, then you’ve missed the whole point of the Bible and Jesus’ Grace.

          • Guest

            You are so correct but guess what this is not a perfect world there are Satanist out there and I promise you a little boys are jumping for joy right now better protect your little girls this is going to turn into a nightmare

        • Guest

          I can tell you this much I flat refused to step foot in his church

    • Republicanproud

      There is bullying going on in schools already without all this. Do you not think that girls going into boys bathrooms or boys going to girls bathrooms will make bullying stop? Let the govt add a transgender bathroom in every school that a child can lock the door behind them. Having OPPOSITE sexes in the bathroom will not stop anything. It will just allow bad kids to abuse the system because how can the school tell any of them they are NOT transgender? I am all for their right to be able to identify but they should have their own bathroom. As always minority rules again.

      • Children model the behaviors of their adults and based on the responses by some adults here I can see why bullying will not stop.

        • Guest

          Do you not recall the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. God didn’t like it back then and I’m pretty sure he don’t like it now

        • Guest

          Explain that Hospitality when that little girl gets raped

        • Republicanproud

          My granddaughter gets bullied in school and she is a beautiful girl and I guess because she isn’t someone who is sleeping around that’s what happens. She is now being home schooled which is what will happen to other two if this bathroom thing goes on.

      • Guest

        They can’t have their bathroom according to Obama That’s prejudiced my little girls should be able to go in there my little boys should be able to go in there oh no we can’t have just a special bathroom for the transgenders that is what Obama is saying no special bathroom for nobody you can go wherever you want to

    • brothergc

      typical responce from a LBGT supporter , if you disagree with them , then Your a bigot and a hater

    • Roger Propst

      Rev. Palmer, please define “religious right”. I have been waiting a long time for clarification. You obviously feel more enlightened, please enlighten me.

      • Religious Right refers to the evangelical Christian political movement. This group is known by their war on morality. They claim culture war.

        • Guest

          How about this Reverend maybe we should all pray for the sick ones that think that they are something that they are not. By the way I want to know what happened to all the mental institutions I pray that they all get locked up

        • Roger Propst

          Is that your definition? Where did the label originate? Evangelicals by definition are delivering the Gospel to the unsaved. How is that bringing any “wait” on anyone? By the way, the word should be spelled “weight” in the context you use it.

          • Thanks for the edit. The label started in the late 70s with Jerry Falwell and his Moral Majority group.

    • Pat Benedict

      Where does it say that schools “…have to make accommodations?

      Transgender is a false word. A boy who says he is a girl is not a girl. He is a boy. It is a grotesque fiction for a boy to say he is girl. If a boy said he was an elephant, he would not be an elephant. He would still be a boy. If a boy said he was 40-years-old, he would not be 40-years-old. He maybe would call himself a “transager”. It would not matter. It would still be a false statement. He would still be a boy. That is reality.

    • Guest

      I don’t have a problem with what you’re saying pastor but I can tell you this if a little boy thinks he’s a little girl and it’s a little girl thinks he’s a little boy that’s fine and dandy most of the time they grow out of it. But as a pastor you know as well as I know boys will be boys and they are going to do this just for kicks and Giggles you’re going to have 12 13 14 15 year old girls that are going to be pregnant by the thousands again you know how little boys are they’re going to be taking pictures in the locker room a little girls laughing at them this is going to turn into a nightmare. Personally I think Obama should be impeached over this. We have more serious problems in this country then that idiot needs to be working on instead of telling us where we can go to the bathroom

    • Guest

      And where is the compassion for the ones that don’t want the boys in their restroom don’t they have some compassion don’t they have any rights it looks to me like they just got all taken away. Now if a transgender has special needs well guess what no no no Obama said we all can go in the bathroom with them

    • Compassion for children begins by recognizing that their sexual identity is not something they can choose. Young children and teens who are confused over their gender cannot be helped by being lied to. The last thing they need is the pressure of believing that they must somehow make a decision about something their God-given body makes a biological impossibility. Meanwhile, the other 99% of the population are being told by politically correct and corrupt people like Obama and Target’s CEO that their own comfort and well being doesn’t matter, and to believe otherwise or complain makes us ‘bigots’ and ‘haters’.

    • Arianna Astelle

      Then they should be fine with a single stall gender neutral bathroom. Not demand to make EVERYONE else uncomfortable. People tried to make special accommodations for them but then they felt stigmatized and so they demanded what they wanted and this is where we are at. No thought or care about how others feel about this! They want what they want, period. They cried that they were unsafe going into one bathroom or another and when they had the opportunity to enter into a single stall bathroom that was for anyone, that wasn’t good enough! SO they deserve this. This is not about equality anymore, this is about control.

  • Ed M

    Will the National Guard be sent to schools to escort the kids to the bathroom like they did in Alabama excorting black kids into schools

    • I’ve stated that. This has the capacity of being really nasty with Christians picketing schools, yelling and screaming.

      • Gary

        It will be nasty. Some of us are not going to tolerate what Obama wants.

        • Guest

          I promise you this issue is not going to be just some of us there’s a whole nation that ain’t going to put up with this or tolerate it this idiot is going to push this country into a civil war

      • Arianna Astelle

        TRUST ME, it’s NOT just the Christians! It’s the majority of this country who knows that the LGBT radicals have went too far! They have infringed on OUR rights now and it won’t be tolerated anymore! Why do you think Trump is going to be the next President of the United States of America! Because you liberals aren’t happy with your individual rights. You are the most selfish and self centered of all people who couldn’t care less about others feelings and beliefs and don’t care that you are infringing on other peoples rights! In fact, you get some twisted warm fuzzy feeling when you get your way and piss off the people on the right! Well, the lack of morals and boundaries have sent us over the moon and we are done being silent! We are pissed and it’s only going to get more ugly. They have went too far this time!

        • Daryl Kelly

          Your mistake was saying/thinking that Trump (who IS liberal, selfish and self-centered) is the one that`s gunna fix all of this. But, ok…whatever.

      • Paula Coyle

        Look mr brave Rev Palmer. I suggest you start a trend and use the women’s bathroom yourself. In fact I think you ought to start using it when your teen daughter is showering. Show us how true you are to this cause.

    • samton909

      Why yes, even now Obama is preparing an order to make all trans-gendered National Guardsman into bathroom escorters.

  • REE42

    It is WAAAAAAAY passed time.

  • Mike Rochelle

    So this is what we get outraged at and stand against while babies are getting murdered in the womb?! Brothers and sisters in Christ where are the priorities? The public school system is not christian, they dont claim to be. So finally you all get upset because government ran schools are being consistent with their God denying presuppositions? Who would have thought? This is why american christians will always lose the culture war until we reform. Lets focus on one tiny aspect and ignore the huge cancerous problem that is plaguing american churches and families…

    • Watcher

      What are you saying? Do you have children? Do you have girls? Why should this not be treated as an urgent matter that requires urgent action?

    • noneyoubiz

      Safety of my girls is a top priority. You must not be a parent. This is a HUGE issue and one that if not addressed immediately will lead to many problems. Abortion is an individual issue. One I am against so I never had one and never will. When you force your agenda on me as a Christian I will protest. If abortion is what you want I can not stop you.

      • alwaysrightguy

        Ignorant

        • Paula Coyle

          We know you are.

    • Valerie Jo Doran

      excuse me ! There are people that are against murdering babies and other very important issues ,just as this is an important issue of the fact that Obama is dictating because these are HIS beliefs and forcing this on others. And these are not givernment ran schools . The public schools belong to the PUBLIC. Our tax dollars own the schools . This is pushing his wieght around and using blackmail to push even harder .

    • disqus_XcvVvYyTtc

      I agree with what you are saying, but this is not just something “Christians” should stand up for. All people should be upset and willing to stop this nonsense.

  • George Vreeland Hill

    A man wearing a dress is still a man.
    Imagine a 12 year old girl using the bathroom and watching a 35 year old man wearing a dress walk in.
    Where is her rights?
    Sorry, but the rights of a few must not infringe on the rights of the many.
    We have seen that all to often in this country.
    As a result, we are going down the toilet.
    No pun intended.
    Well, sort of.

    George Vreeland Hill

    • Arnold Layne

      Aren’t there stalls in the bathrooms? With doors on them and locks even? Is that 12 year old girl sitting there going to the bathroom with the stall door wide open for everyone to see?

      • Lee Stevens

        Probably not but there may be a guy with a camera in his hand, holding it over the stall (as what happened in Toronto).

        • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

          Funny, stuff like that has been happening well before these laws were put in place.

          • Daryl Kelly

            Difference is that NOW these perverts have easier access to DO those things! They don`t even need a camera…..they can just walk right in and “ogle”!…(or worse)

          • Paula Coyle

            Yes, it has, and so let’s just make it easier for them to do it right?

        • Arnold Layne

          Yeah because women never do that to men. Oh wait the nurse who took the picture of the male genitals and shared it with her friends was a woman.

          • Paula Coyle

            So let’s give them more opportunities. And of course, as a nurse she would lose her license for that kind of behavior.

            But if she walked into a men’s bathroom and did it, outside of her job, no one would be the wiser, the guy probably wouldn’t even notice. It doesn’t make what she does any less evil, or exploitative, but no one could stop her from gaining access because someone’s feelings might be hurt.

      • Arianna Astelle

        this applies to locker rooms and shower rooms which are not single stall! Use your brain.

        • Arnold Layne

          The Family changing room at my gym has separate shower stalls as well.

          • Paula Coyle

            Well I tell ya you should start walking in and using the toilet while your teen daughter is showering then. After all, she can’t see you and you can’t see her behind the fabric.

          • Arnold Layne

            Ummm. What does that have to do with anything? If it was a large public locker room with showers and toilets then yes I would in the family changing room. If you’re talking about my tiny bathroom at my house, then one the water would get really hot when I flushed the toilet, and two I wouldn’t want to potentially stink up the bathroom while she was showering.

            You people are just all lying to yourselves. It’s not that a mass group of molesters are all of a sudden going to start preying on people in bathrooms. You all just cannot accept people who are not like you. That’s all.

            It’s really sad that in this day and age that discrimination is alive and well practiced by people like yourself that aren’t even brave enough to just come out and admit it.

          • samton909

            So you would have no problems using the womens shower room then? Everything is so terribly secure, so all women would be totally safe from you, should you decide to attack, plus women love having men in their shower rooms.

        • Arnold Layne

          Ok. So if you’re so worried about it at the gym then how about this. Your badge scans you into the locker room. When you sign up for your membership you must identify your sexual orientation with transgender male and transgender female as an option. Based on your notified selection you are allowed into the applicable locker room. That’s not too hard of a solution. Did I use my brain enough there? How about you use your brain?

          • Paula Coyle

            You clearly havent read the bill. You aren’t allowed to question anyone’s identity.

            But let’s say if a pervy man who is heterosexual decides to sign up as a woman, I guess then he gets into the woman’s locker room forever then. GREAT solution. No one can stop him.

          • samton909

            Yes, we must have retinal scanning at all gyms. We could spend 600 billion dollars in securing all bathrooms, just so some screwball who thinks he is a woman can avoid having to pee in the mens bathroom, where he belongs. Use your brains, people!

          • Arnold Layne

            That’s the most stupid reply yet. Retinal scanning. SMH. All I said was that if you people are that paranoid about molesters going into locker rooms, which they would have been doing all along anyways, just have the already used technology of your badge scanning you into the gym to scan into the actual locker room. But you simpletons keep coming up with lame excuse after lame excuse to deny everyone their basic right to not feel oppressed here in this country.

      • samton909

        Yes, no one can crawl under those stall doors. They’re impregnable!

  • WriteWingNut

    Someone said, why bring the weight of the Religious Right on these poor confused kids? This is not a case of the Religious RIGHT, it is a case of WHAT IS RIGHT! Insanity is still insanity whether it is religious or not. Giving men the right to invade girl’s bathrooms, locker rooms, and shower rooms is a dream come true for sick men who are obsessed with, peeking, photographing, touching, molesting, raping women and girls. As the Bible put it, “Sow the wind and reap the tornado.” We will soon be reaping a super typhoon.

    • I said that except I said transgender children and teens.

      • Guest

        This is what happens when big government refuses our right to discipline our children and teach them right from wrong

    • abbasgirl

      Religion is not what applies here is THE BIBLE, our life manual. The only written basic instructions we have. Nothing to do with religion.

      • Bible is religion

      • Keith Jenkins

        The Bible has no authority over the government of the USA, which is a secular democratic republic. Read the Constitution.

    • Paula Coyle

      I would agree with you but how do you determine what is right?

      • samton909

        Measure by the moon and divide by four.

  • TJ

    The instant the pervert of the united states issued this, 50,000 pedophiles started wearing dresses.

    • Arnold Layne

      Really? Where’s the pictures?

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      Really? That’s hilarious. Grown men in dresses lurking in children’s bathrooms. And nobody noticed?
      You all need some anti paranoia drugs.

      • Arianna Astelle

        oh it’s going to happen. This is a dream come true for the pervs and sickos in this world. Find some dam morals and common sense! You liberals are so mentally ill it’s frightening!

        • Paula Coyle

          it already has. And now no one can kick them out.

      • Paula Coyle

        Well, of course, it already has been happening, but now no one can stop them because…some transgendered person somewhere can’t figure out which bathroom to use.

      • samton909

        You were probably the one who said “Oh, let them be alone with the priest. He’s a priest, for Christ sake. You need some anti paranoia drugs”

  • abbasgirl

    Obama is the problem. He is after two things: Fame and destroying us spiritually by producing evil, implanting evil, bringing evil into our country… its all evil and the evil one comes to lie, kill and destroy…

    • samton909

      He is the source of all evil, along with Bill Clinton. And that harpy wife of his.

    • Diane

      Amen!

  • Arnold Layne

    You write about our forefathers. Our forefathers had no gender specific bathrooms. Gender specific bathrooms did not come into existence in the US until 1887 and that was because most bathrooms were for men and women were oftentimes not allowed to use them at all. MA then passed a law in 1887 demanding bathrooms for women in the workplace. And women have been using men’s bathrooms for years. Not as much in new arenas and stadiums but in older ones with less than the right proportion of bathrooms women would sneak into the men’s room all of the time at sporting events or concerts. That’s where the people are at their most drunk usually. How many times have we heard of these women being assaulted. I have a young daughter and another on the way. If gender neutral bathrooms came about I wouldn’t worry about them being in the bathroom all by themselves and possibly being attacked by some pervert. I’ll be in the bathroom with them. Who lets their little kids go into the public bathrooms by themselves anyways? Aren’t their women molesters out there too? If you let your young child in their by themselves how do you know some women won’t molest her while she’s in there. Likewise with young boys. Do we let them go into public restrooms by themselves with all of these perverted men that everyone keeps talking about? I don’t have stats to back it up but it sure seems more often than not it is young boys being molested by men not young girls.

    • MissyT111

      So advocating access to young girls by molesters to even the playing field? Nonsense. Women are more easily overpowered by boys or men with normally more strength and body mass. Certainly we should not tolerate molesters in any situation anytime but making women and girls more accessible with new laws that, as usual, have not considered unintended consequences is certainly NOT the answer. Unless this issue is more completely thought through and addressed it puts more people in jeopardy. And, let’s not forget that the administration seeks to pit us against each other in order to divide us, once again many take the bait.

      • Where is this coming from?

      • Gary

        The country already divided. And irreconcilable.

      • Arnold Layne

        There has never been a mass epidemic of molestation happening in bathrooms. If there has been then there was a massive coverup by the media to not make any mention of it. Why is that all of a sudden going to change? The people like you that are using this excuse are just using fear tactics for such a small minuscule chance. Your daughter has a higher chance of being struck by lightning. But if that is your big concern then hire out of work veterans to be the bathroom attendants. Problem solved. Then a transgender can use whichever bathroom they want to and they won’t need to worry about harassment from the people that can’t accept them and on the off chance a molester was going to try something a veteran is there to protect the intended victim.

        • Paula Coyle

          there’s not a mass epidemic of transgenders not being able to find a place to pee either.

        • samton909

          There is no epidemic of mass molestation BECAUSE we have different bathrooms, you idiot.

    • Guest

      Well I can promise you this boys will be boys they’re curious and Just for kicks and Giggles they’re going to be in the girls restroom is all the time they’re going to be in the girls locker rooms all the time are you going to be there at 27 for your daughter’s I don’t think so schools won’t let you

      • Arnold Layne

        I really hope my daughters are done with school at 27

        • Paula Coyle

          pretty sure they meant 24/7 but continue to be obtuse for no good reason.

    • Paula Coyle

      “Gender specific bathrooms did not come into existence in the US until 1887”

      Tell me when the first multi stall bathroom came about?
      I would also be willing to bet that when women used a men’s room they would not have men in there with them. Men would politely wait outside until she was done. IF what you are claiming is even true.

      So if privacy isn’t an issue why are the stalls behind closed doors? Why not just put them out against a wall in the store?

  • Erika Flavin

    The stupid is strong with this site. And most of the commenters are very free with their ignorance about what a transgendered person is.

    • Gary

      Transgenderism is a mental illness. Pretending it is normal does not help.

      • Gayla

        It is from Satan.

    • Rawn

      Who cares WTF a transbender is ??? If you paid me I could not care less. If one of these sickos tries to enter a restroom while my wife or daughter is using it I have the motivation, ability and the means to stop them.

      • Keith Jenkins

        Wow, talk about being a sicko. Because violence is always the best response to a situation you don’t understand. Guess what. You and your family members have already shared a public restroom with a transgendered person but just didn’t know it.

        • Rawn

          I understand just fine. That is why you little perverts will loose this battle and make no mistake about it, this is a battle. You sick freaks have brought this upon yourselves and deserve the sh*t storm headed your way. It is *you* that does not understand but stay tuned because eventually you are going to get it. The time for talk is over, cheers.

          • Keith Jenkins

            Wow, you really are not a nice person, are you? And FYI, I’m not a transgendered person, a “little pervert,” or a “sick freak.” I am a happily married hetero husband and father who (1) believes America stands for equal rights for all, and (2) doesn’t like being threatened.

          • samton909

            America, America
            God shed his grace on thee
            Let men in womens bath-a-rooms
            and let transgenders pee!

            “We are met on a great battlefield of this war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. Now, let’s let men in women’s bathrooms. The brave men who died here, died so that men could use women’s bathrooms.”

          • Rawn

            Nobody is threatening “you”. “get it” means to grasp concept but I have come to expect such paranoia from the luny left. Further, I do not recall accusing ” you ” of being any of those monikers, you assumed them to yourself. This is exactly why, as I stated, talk is such a waste of time here. Nothing will come of it.

          • Keith Jenkins

            Go back and read your own comment, Rawn, addressed to me: “you little perverts.” In the English language, that means you attached that “moniker” to me.

        • Lolly

          Then lets keep it that way. Don’t make a law about it.

        • Paula Coyle

          violence is not the best response to all situations but if a man is hanging out in the women’s bathroom, I don’t have a problem with it because he is not there for good reasons.

          • Keith Jenkins

            I’m guessing you don’t know any transgendered persons, Paula. If you did, then you would know that a male-to-female transgender’s reason for being in the women’s bathroom is to pee.

          • samton909

            Transgenders pee?

        • samton909

          Oh, so that is what it was. My wife said “I thought that girl was bearing down a little too hard the other day”

      • Paula Coyle

        and of course, you would then be jailed for assault because it is legal for them to be there. The problem is that the guys enter the bathroom and then wait for the women. So you don’t see them go in.

    • Guest

      A transgendered person is Satan’s work at its best

      • Gayla

        Yes, Lord rain down your wrath on this perverse generation, and the commander in chief who is leading the pack.

    • Gayla

      We are not stupid we know the truth, and deliverance is possible for them IF THEY TURN TO THE ONE TRUE GOD OF THE UNIVERSE for forgiveness , but you want to pat them on the back and keep them in their sins. Woe unto you.

    • Paula Coyle

      You know, we aren’t really all that worried about transgendered people. We ARE worried about the heterosexual people who will exploit this to abuse people. Just because transgendered people have issues with using the bathroom doesn’t mean you can make the entire rest of the population unsafe so that they will feel comfortable.

  • Not mental illness

    • Gary

      If transgenderism is not mental illness, then it must be perversion. Those are the only two possibilities.

      • That is not the case

        • Paula Coyle

          well because you said so it must be true!

      • Keith Jenkins

        Looks like you need to brush up on your logic and critical thinking. There are rarely, if ever, only two possibilities.

        • Gary

          What would be a third possibility?

          • The one determined by mental health and medical professionals.

          • PaleAle

            The one determined by Lewis Carroll in his novel, Alice in Wonderland.

          • Gayla

            Yeah they do not believe in Satan , just like you do not either.

          • Paula Coyle

            Oh he believes in satan all right but he just has the roles of satan and God reversed.

          • Paula Coyle

            oh the one where everything is normal? Yeah, how come us not agreeing with you isn’t “normal” and “accepted” behavior?

          • Keith Jenkins

            That humans manifest a wide variety of traits and feelings that the dominant culture has reduced to the two polar opposites of male and female. That because many of us are uncomfortable with those who are different, we tend to reduce people to two categories: normal (which means, like me) and something’s wrong with you.That there really is no such thing as “normal” when it comes to gender identity.

          • Gary

            I disagree. There are only two genders. Any variation is perversion. Homosexuality, bi-sexuality, transsexuality are all perversions of sexuality. If someone is born with both male and female genitals, they have a birth defect.

          • Keith Jenkins

            That’s fine. You are entitled to your opinion, uninformed though it may be. If a child or grandchild of yours ever feels an opposition in themselves between their biological identity and their personal sense of self, please have the decency not to call him or her a pervert.

          • samton909

            NO! Don’t let her say anything that is “uninformed”. We all know you have all superior knowledge and everyone else is a pale imitation of logic and rationality. Only you, in your God-like splendor and with your matchless font of perfect knowledge should be entitle to speak.

          • Keith Jenkins

            Glad to see you’re finally coming around, Samsung909.

          • samton909

            God damn that idiotic “dominant culture” which has the gall to pretend that there are girls and boys. how dare they? Don’t they know that there is a wide spectrum of choices. For example, science has shown that there is no such thing as a boy or a girl. There are zillions of sexes out there. When will that stupid dominant culture face modernity? How dare they put us into boxes that match reality.

        • Gayla

          Logic and critical thinking are words Atheists use, as their battering ram against people with morals.

          • Keith Jenkins

            That’s an interesting idea, Gayla. How do you explain the fact that I have been a born again Christian for over 45 years and just retired from a 38 year career as a pastor? Maybe you need to re-examine your stereotypes while Gary is brushing up on his logic and critical thinking.

          • Gayla

            I stand behind my comment.
            What are the other possibilities besides the two mentioned?

          • Keith Jenkins

            That humans manifest a wide variety of traits and feelings that the dominant culture has reduced to the two polar opposites of male and female. That because many of us are uncomfortable with those who are different, we tend to reduce people to two categories: normal (which means, like me) and something’s wrong with you.That there really is no such thing as “normal” when it comes to gender identity.

          • samton909

            Yes, there are boys, and girls, and 54 other things that Facebook invented. All educated people know that boys and girls is just a made up, fake thing that bears no relationship to reality. In fact, there are no such things as boys and girls. And, as studies have shown, everyone is gay and everyone is transgendered, especially Obama.

          • samton909

            Tell us about your work in the gay community

          • Keith Jenkins

            Why would you assume I have worked in the gay community? I have many LGBTQ friends and colleagues, but my ministry has never carried me into that field.

      • Gayla

        Perversion is most definately is, and if he had any discernment he would know that for sure.

    • PaleAle

      I’m sure you’d say the same thing about schizophrenia or BIID. There is no difference.

    • Arianna Astelle

      so if I self identify as a frog today, and start hopping around all over the place, am I mentally ill or should people just accept that I’m a frog and treat me as such? If you identify as something you are not, you are mentally ill. Men with a penis will never be a woman. Ever. They can mutilate their bodies, cut off body parts and take hormones to add a few parts to resemble a woman, but they will never be a woman. get it? A penis belongs in a male locker room not showering with little girls. Find some f’ing morals will ya.

      • Gayla

        He is just like all the other ignorant of Gods ways, liberals that are trying to destroy this country, I rebuke you Gerald Palmer in Jesus name, you are godless and evil to the bone.

      • alwaysrightguy

        stupid comment, can you not even have an adult conversation

        • Paula Coyle

          Clearly you don’t have kids, and are ignorant of what people ARE actually self identifying as these days. You might want to become aware of the world around you before you attempt to have an adult conversation.

          • alwaysrightguy

            good comeback paula, jeeeezzzzz

        • samton909

          You just are bigoted against frogs

  • Keith Jenkins

    The American College of Pediatricians is a tiny, ultra-conservative, agenda-driven group of healthcare professionals who objected to the positions upheld by the American Academy of Pediatrics (60,000+ members), so they split off to make their own group where they could have their own way.

    • They have no credibility

      • Gayla

        Neither do you .preach!!

      • Paula Coyle

        They have the credibility that comes with common sense and truth.

        But for some reason you seem to agree with Keith that this ‘minority’ of pediatricians is ok to persecute, lambaste, and disregard. Funny isn’t it?

      • Keith Jenkins

        Yes, I know. But folks who don’t investigate groups like this can be easily persuaded by their names and rhetoric.

      • squishee

        You mean like Obama and Lynch?

    • Arianna Astelle

      You are a fool. The LGBT radicals have went too far this time. They have no moral boundaries and they want to infringe on everyone elses rights and they must be stopped. Don’t tread on me!

      • Keith Jenkins

        A fool? That’s not nice at all. Oh well, at least I know it should be “have gone too far this time,” not “have went.” And believe me, I have no interest at all in treading on you.

    • Paula Coyle

      Sounds like their agenda is good then. It is funny how you don’t think the AAP is agenda driven though.

    • samton909

      And the American academy of perverted Pediatrics is a gay controlled group that does not consult its members at all before issuing gay proclamations. So your point is someone got some sense and formed a group of normal people.

  • David Poehlman

    You people need to stop spreading the hate. It is NOT in God’s divine plan for ANY of His people to be hateful in any manner ESPECIALLY THIS!!!!

    • PaleAle

      You need to acknowledge your problem & get help. Haven’t you heard that it’s not nice to fool Mother Nature?

      • Gayla

        You go Pale!!!

    • it’s my opinion

      This is not being hateful. It is American citizens becoming more and more dissatisfied with our government making unbelievable and evil demands that we can not follow.

      • Justin Hartberger

        Evil? What’s evil? They say Evil attacks the weak because it fears the strong. Considering the constant barrage against minorities from certain groups, I’d say it’s pretty damned clear which side is ‘evil’ here.

        • Arianna Astelle

          are you kidding me? You think grown men showering with little girls is ok? Liberals are so mentally ill and have zero moral boundaries they can’t be trusted. People are not evil because they don’t want men in shower rooms with girls, it’s the LGBT radicals who are evil. Give them an inch and they want a mile and they have went too far this time! Obama is a pervert, he has proven that to the world. And anyone who thinks this is ok is a pervert. You are a liberal therefore your opinion means nothing.

          • Gayla

            Preach it Sister!!!

          • alwaysrightguy

            where do you think that is what is gonna happen, little girls with grown men,,,,come on use your ability to read

          • Justin Hartberger

            So you make it clear that your are simply a misandrist. You do realize that at least 50% of all trans are FtM, yet all you want to do is attack those that are MtF. That makes it abundantly clear who the perverts are in my mind.

            Trans, at least the MtF side, are by far the most victimized demographic in this country by population. Yet you want to make them out as the perpetrators…yea ok lady. Your privilege is clearly affecting your brain.

        • Gayla

          You have got that soooooo right!!

      • Gayla

        Absolutely …100%.

    • Guest

      Do you have little girls do you want a bunch of little boys coming in the restroom and raping your little girls I understand the hate needs to stop but boys will be boys Just for kicks and Giggles it’s going to happen

      • It doesn’t work like that. Have you read the directives?

        • Gayla

          Go stick your head in the toilet. Mr Reverand (Ha) Palmer MSW (what ever that stands for) that is supposed to make you smart has actually dumbed you down to an illiterate level. Take your directives and shove them where the sun does not shine.

          • Paula Coyle

            Minister of Satanic Willfulness.

        • Guest

          Well I’m going to tell you how it works in my books Reverend let me know where your church is that away I will never ever step foot in it. And may the fleas of a thousand camels infest your armpits for even thinking that about little children

      • Gayla

        THERE IS NO HATE IN DOING WHAT IS RIGHT.

      • alwaysrightguy

        could you cite one instance of that ever happening, don’t think so, do you think this whole TG thing is new ? they have been around since the beginning of time

        • squishee

          Kind of like Original Sin and its consequences-confusion, corruption, sorrow, pain, and death?

        • samton909

          You moron. They just started letting boys go into girls bathrooms within the last few months. Did you expect it to happen when boys could not go in girls bathrooms?

          • alwaysrightguy

            you are an idiot, do you think that this never happened until now, stupid people like you should not even have kids to worry about

    • Gayla

      HATE????? THERE IS NO HATE IN NOT BEING STUPID.

    • Palamas

      What is hateful is treating a mentally ill person as if they were not, and denying them the help the need while mandating that everyone else indulge their illness. Why do you hate mentally ill people?

    • Jeff Bailey

      There is a process in this country that is defined by the constitution for passing laws. We are not going going to sit ideally by and let the executive branch pass laws like it was Congress. The framers of the Constitution deliberately limited the power of the president, so that the PEOPLE could decide how best to govern through elected representitives (congress). This issue resides with congress and not the administration. If congress passes laws in support of Trans gended….then the people were represented….but if not….then the people have spoken.

    • Paula Coyle

      You don’t sound very loving David.

  • Gina Lyman Janes

    I think parents that are against this bullying movement of very few should pull their children out of school until their rights are not being violated. Take a stand!

    • chris rone

      agree !

  • Gary

    If a human thought they were a horse, or thought they were born and raised on the planet Mars, almost everyone would say they are insane. But if a man thinks he is a woman, or a woman thinks she is a man, a lot of people cannot bring themselves to say they are insane. Why is that?

    • Gayla

      The Jenner person is already wanting to go back to being a male, like he was born.

      • Guest

        MSW stands for ordained minister social worker. And I don’t want him nowhere near my kids

        • Paula Coyle

          he’s there to pat their hands and tell them everything’s fine even though they inwardly are screaming for something to tell them they aren’t fine and give them real solutions.

        • Keith Jenkins

          Actually, MSW is an academic degree, Master of Social Work.has nothing to do with the church or ordination. Please stop perpetuating ignorance.

          • Guest

            Well then why don’t you tell that to the stupid book that claims it to be a minister the Reverend himself. I just read it off of his so-called whatever he thinks he is.

          • Guest

            Not only that if you will click on the Reverend he claims to be a reverend he claims to be an MSW he claims to know everything that there is to know about social people and social work he claims to be a professional on transgender I don’t know. I just click on his name and it showed a picture of his face in what he claims to be quite MSW is so if you want to call him again that’s fine if you want to call me ignorant don’t judge me bubba I promise you you won’t like comments from me from now. Be nice all I’m trying to do is wake up what does stupid idiot Obama has done by blackmailing are public schools that have we don’t confirm to his laws or what he thinks is lost by stopping Federal funding what is he some kind of dictator. Here’s a fact all I was doing was trying to explain that all the little boys out there are jumping for joy right now because all they have to do is say I’m transgender and they can go in the restroom with the girls and they ain’t nobody can do anything about it. Now if you are ignorant enough to think otherwise well I guess you’re better than everybody else because I’m telling you right now boys will be boys

          • Keith Jenkins

            Just correcting your error re: what MSW stands for. I don’t know Rev. Palmer, so I can’t speak with any authority about him or his credentials. However, based on what I found about him on the internet, he seems legit. As for any future comments from you, I could not possibly care less what you have to say, so have at it.

      • Paula Coyle

        His name is Bruce. And he’s a man. And nothing changes that. I pray he does repent. It has happened before to other transgenders.

  • Roger Meyer

    This is insane. And it is not hate to stand against Tryanny. This is call for impeachment.

    • alwaysrightguy

      Haaaaaaaa Haaaaa are you serious

      • Paula Coyle

        Yes, because he also doesn’t have the power to do this – the power of the purse is with Congress, not the president. He’s acting like an emperor. But then the GOP controlled Congress hasn’t got the stones to make him back down. Trump is instructing Obama well how impotent the opposition to any liberal agenda is.

      • Gayla

        Dead serious.

        • alwaysrightguy

          So being the constitutional scholar that you are what is the cause for impeachment?

          • samton909

            Obama has attempted to exceed his powers in so many ways it would be easy to bring a case for impeachment. First article of impeachment: “The President is apparently insane, believing he controls all the bathrooms in America”.

        • Diane

          But no one in washington dc (decadent city) will lift a finger to impeach him. Too afraid of being labeled rascist since he is first half black president in history.

          • Gayla

            He has Satan and the Iluminatti behind him, that is why he has so much unrestrained power.

  • Jeff Johnson

    Everyone should change their W4 to stop withholding federal income taxes. Pay them at tax time instead, let the federal government figure out how to operate with no income for the next 11 months.

    • chris rone

      this is great ! will share ! it is time to fight back,!!

      • Paula Coyle

        He’s serious — Trump actually did say that all we have to do is print more money. I don’t remember thinking that way since I was little when I told my mom that even though she was broke she could just write a check.

    • Guest

      The casino in Washington DC will just print more money

      • Paula Coyle

        You’re right, they will, just like Trump says! He knows money, for sure!

    • Diane

      Great idea!!!!! Better yet, at tax time everyone refuse to pay!! Or pay only 10 percent. Why should big brother command more than God?

  • Roger Meyer

    There is no honor in fulfilling this so called king & his minion of doj.

  • Jeanette Victoria ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Please explain how the “constitutional” right to privacy makes it legal for a mother to murder her unborn child but doesn’t also allow girls to get undressed privately away from men.

  • TimothyJHall

    I hope when a school does this, all parents keep children home until it is changed back

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      I hope so too. Keep all the religious nuts segregated.

      • Gary

        You just admitted that “the religious nuts” are the only ones who have any morals and the only parents who care about their children.

    • Gayla

      That is all it would take, unless obama stuck his nose in and brought people into court, which i would not hesitate a min in believing that he would do.

      • Paula Coyle

        He can’t do it to everyone. But too many people are afraid, and won’t stick together, so they pick us off one by one.

        • Gayla

          Just like Mr bundy in Tx, yes, yes, yes, one by one. who was it that said a nation divided against itself cannot stand?

          • Keith Jenkins

            It was Jesus, but it’s “a house divided against itself.” From the way you talk, Gayla, I would have thought you knew the Bible better than that.

      • Bobbi Jo Johnson

        He will have cops arrest the parents for the truancy of their children, putting the children in CPS custody where they will then be indoctrinated 24/7.

        • Gayla

          He def. has the spirit of Anti-Christ.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            He is guided by the devil in all that he does, but he is not the final Anti-Christ.

          • Gayla

            I agree, I said he had the spirit of antichrist, of which there are many

  • Rclifton

    Sign me up as absolute in EVERY effort to oppose.
    Also I suggest that EVERY/ANY lawsuits brought in this regard be thrown out via jury nullification by all jurors!

    • Gayla

      Great Rclifton…..you are RIGHT ON!!!! Keep on keepin on for God & USA.

  • disqus_TzEkxrJeq5

    instructed access invites abuse

  • I challenge every Christian here to 1 calm down. 2 go to webmd and search transgender 3 practice empathy what if it was your child who was transgender and you read comments like the ones here. Imagine if men like Dr. Brown are talking about fighting against your family?

    • Gary

      If my child thought they were what they are not, I would be trying to help them come to their senses. I would not be demanding that everyone else indulge their fantasies.

      • Gayla

        Absolutely…….100%. This is all straight from the Devil, and he is already influencing lukewarm Christians, into doing things his way instead of honoring the God that we say we serve.

        • Paula Coyle

          Lukewarm Christians like this “Rev Gerald Palmer” what a sad case that is.

      • alwaysrightguy

        Sorry for your children,

        • Palamas

          So you would be demanding that everyone else indulge their fantasies? Please don’t reproduce.

        • Paula Coyle

          My child’s favorite thing was to pretend she was a cat for a long time. Should I have provided her a litterbox?

          • samton909

            No, but a scratching post would be advisable to save your furniture

    • Guest

      If my child is transgender I take him and getting some medical help instead let me be the fool that he is

      • That is normally how it works.

        • Angel Sanchez

          Rev Gerald
          Please go to the altar tomorrow and repent, you had loss your mind.

    • Gayla

      Enough is Enough. Bottom line this is ridiculous, and we the people need to put a stop to it.

      • What is your suggestion?

        • xrxtec52

          Anyone wanting to placate this .3% of misguided individuals can have a bathroom/locker room built for those that are confused. Maybe put a ? on the door. Don’t care, they DO NOT belong in facilities that don’t match their genitals! There are already DOZENS of recorded instances of perverts (not LGBT) taking advantage of this insane ruling. STOP IT NOW!!!

    • Guest

      Sorry Rev I challenge you to STFU

    • Pat Benedict

      I challenge you with this: If a boy says he feels like he is an elephant, would you believe he is an elephant?

      I hope your answer is:

      No, the boy is not an elephant even if he feels like an elephant.

      Then, if that is your answer, you should apply the same logic to a boy who says he is a girl. Therefore, the conclusion is: Even if a boy says he is a girl, he is not a girl.

      • I pray that you are not serious.

        • Pat Benedict

          A boy saying he is a girl is ridiculous. A boy saying he is an elephant is also ridiculous.

        • Paula Coyle

          I pray that you aren’t. But clearly you are, and that saddens me for you.

      • samton909

        yes, he is an elephant, and he can go in the Elephant bathroom

    • Jimmy

      Our kids are not above God and His word. You and parents sir, are elevating children above God, thus they are your idols. I doubt seriously sir you are a minister called by God if you are more concern about children and them being offended by telling them they are NOT Transgender, than you are about offending God almighty

      • So we should tell transgender.youth to stop.

        • Paula Coyle

          yes, we should. Just as we would tell them to stop any other unhealthy/sinful behavior. It is unloving to do otherwise. You prefer to let your children stick their fingers in light sockets?

        • xrxtec52

          You can tell them anything you want, they can do anything they want, followed by, just NOT in facilities that don’t match your genitalia! Easy peasy.

        • Wayne Cook

          Yep. the pop of Tranny’s is less than .0001% nationwide. find a real agenda.

          • Well I am glad Jesus didn’t care about population when he died for the least of these. Heck I am a minority……. Privilege us grand isn’t? Male privilege, Christian privilege…….

          • samton909

            Obama privilege…secular college teacher privilege…

    • Jeff Bailey

      Rather should it be….1. Pray. 2. Instead of Web MD go to your bible for the answers. 3. Do what God directs you to do…..

    • EastCoastCommentator

      Should we disobey existing laws against indecent exposure ?

      Compassion for the confused yes, but not going against current laws prohibiting men exposing themselves to women in public places.

      Reverends usually tell Christians that God loves all people, but not all behaviors.

      • Somewhere between the was and the west your point was lost.

        • Wayne Cook

          No, his point was eminently clear…you self obfuscated Rev. Stop playing little petty mind games.

          • brothergc

            oh that is all He does , He is right no matter what , dont beleive me just ask the rev LOL

    • Wayne Cook

      You are entitled to say what you want. Doesn’t make what you say accurate or even right. Scriptures doesn’t support it…nor in fact do the stats. Four hundred men a year are arrested for entering women’s restrooms and assaulting them. The issue in NC was started by a predator with a rap sheet for assaulting women. The number of transgenders in the FW ISD was ID’d at 2 kids. None of us are willing to put 43000 girls at risk for two confused children. Nor are we willing put up with a super who is also pushing a leftists agenda…he’d been working on this for 15 years. More than 1000 parents showed up at the ISD meeting last week to protest. You are using words to manipulate and that’s exactly what Jesus accused the Jewish leaders of. The issue is not whether Dr Brown might be talking about my family…it IS about a national issue with which I FULLY supported Dr Brown. Stop sniveling…the rest of us simply don’t agree with you.

      • The Governor of NC has stated that he doesn’t know where the predator talking point is coming from. This law is a response to Charlotte’s LGBT protection laws. You mean your interpretation of scripture doesn’t support it. You have to choose, bigotry or Jesus, You can’t have both.

        • brothergc

          LMF same old LBGT agenda , if you disagree with them Your a bigot . you should post all about YOUR interpetation of scripture , peoples Jaws would hit the floor

        • valleystina

          Don’t you realize that those who do wrong will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don’t fool yourselves. Those who indulge in sexual sin, or who worship idols, or commit adultery, or are male prostitutes, or practice HOMOSEXUALITY, or are thieves, or greedy people, or drunkards, or are abusive, or cheat people—none of these will inherit the Kingdom of God. I Corinthians 6:9-10 Nlt

          • So how does that apply to transgender people?

          • Lisa Conley Foyles

            Are you truly a pastor or do you simply have Rev. in front of your name to make yourself feel important. Do you even truly understand what transgender people are and do? In my opinion you are only making yourself look ignorant maybe you should just stay quite

          • Hmm… I am not a pastor. However I am a licensed and ordained minister. As far as what I know about transgender people? I in no way can speak for them. I will say that what I do know I learned from those that I know personally and what I have learned professionally as a professional social worker. I am also a college instructor. I teach a class on Social Work and LGBT people.

          • samton909

            I knew you were not really a man of God in any real way. You are just a secular SJW

          • Jacki

            He is no Rev. No person that is used to spread God’s word is not of faith.

          • sparrow456

            The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman’s garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord they God (Deuteronomy 22:5).

            Christ himself was unequivocal on the biological fact that there are two sexes, “genders” if you will, and two alone: “He answered, ‘Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female …’” (Matt. 19:4).

            Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the heart (Proverbs 21:2). All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirit (Proverbs 16:2). There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death (Proverbs 16:25). For the mind
            that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s
            law; indeed, it cannot (Romans 8:7).

          • What is the context of the first scriptures. What did Christ say about eunuchs?

          • sparrow456

            Are you saying you don’t understand scriptures? God’s Word is Spiritually discerned (1Corinthians 2:14), so if you are really a Reverend you should be able to understand.
            You tell me what Christ said about eunuchs? And make sure you give Bible book, chapter and verse. And if you are trying to make Christ look like a liar then I will know you are NOT a man of God.

          • LOL. You used Deuteronomy 22:5 so what is the context? How does it apply to transgender people?

          • You supplied the scripture now please explain the context and how your first scripture applies to transgender people.

          • sparrow456

            You call yourself a Reverend?? Why don’t you tell me what the scripture means. Really you are just trying to find a way to twist the scriptures to fit your agenda which is contrary to God’s Word and God’s design of human beings. You are a fraud.

          • Also, scripture should not be use like a post it note.

          • sparrow456

            Says who? You? I thought you were a man of God. Or is that a fake title?

        • samton909

          Jesus wouldnt go in the girls bathroom

    • Liza

      That is the worst advice I have heard all day. These men rape and kill women at a higher rate than all other men. You are virtue signaling on our backs . There is no such thing as Transgender it is made up to cover an often violent male sexual fetish. They use confused kids and attention seeking greedy parents. These men take your “empathy” that makes you look good and they hack women and kids to death. I will stick more OT responses to this because as mother of girls I do not have a choice. I will leave you with some information if you are interested in understanding the issue. Current DSM V and what Trans wants removed asap-“Autogynephilia is defined as a male’s propensity to be sexually aroused by the thought of himself as a female. It is the paraphilia that is theorized to underlie transvestism and some forms of male-to-female (MtF) transsexualism. Autogynephilia encompasses sexual arousal with cross-dressing and cross-gender expression that does not involve women’s clothing per se. The concept of autogynephilia defines a typology of MtF transsexualism and offers a theory of motivation for one type of MtF transsexualism. Autogynephilia resembles a sexual orientation in that it involves elements of idealization and attachment as well as erotic desire. Nearly 3% of men in Western countries may experience autogynephilia; its most severe manifestation, MtF transsexualism, is rare but increasing in prevalence. Some theorists and clinicians reject the transsexual typology and theory of motivation derived from autogynephilia; their objections suggest a need for additional research. The concept of autogynephilia can assist clinicians in understanding some otherwise puzzling manifestations of nonhomosexual MtF transsexualism. Autogynephilia exemplifies an unusual paraphilic category called ‘erotic target identity inversions’, in which men desire to impersonate or turn their bodies into facsimiles of the persons or things to which they are sexually attracted.”

      Copyright © 2011 S. Karger AG, Basel.

    • Liza

      There are pages and pages more with the names of Transgender women convicted of rape, murder, assault, molesting but you get the picture. There is a time when empathy is vanity and when it harms other people. Stand up for women and kids because these guys are far more violent than the press wants people to know.

    • Ann Fredericks

      First off reverned and msw dont mesh..and if you think this is about trandsgender your diluted..this is about erasing gender in order to further collapse the system of families..Gods design this is literally Satan vs Gods principals

      • Liza

        Yes. I am not even Xtain and YES. There is no such thing as Transgender it is invented to cover up a male fetish and they use confused kid and parents that want attention or be special–the social pay off is big and I suspect so is the financial–it is evil no ands or ifs or buts.

      • Oh lawd

    • valleystina

      A man/boy who FEELs like a woman/girl is a transgender or a woman/girl who FEELs like a man/boy are considered transgender. In a book I read called, “Boundaries” teaches that our FEELings are our own personal responsibility.

      A time to love and a time to HATE.
      A time for WAR and a time for peace.
      Ecclesiastes 3:8 Nlt

      Jesus made a whip from some ropes and chased them all out of the Temple. He drove out the sheep and cattle, scattered the money changers’ coins over the floor, and turned over their tables. John 2:15 Nlt
      When the entire United States of America is suppose give up their privacy for a few, then it is time HATE what is happening and speak up! There is a time for empathy, but the doors are being flung wide open for perverts to assault women and children in the bathrooms, this is not expectable!!! No! I will not calm down, if anything, you should have a righteous anger as well!

      • I do have a righteous anger when people use religion to oppress others.

        • Lisa Conley Foyles

          the way I see it people are not using religion to oppress others they are using Common Sense. Allowing boys and girls to co exist inside of the same locker room, changing clothes, showering etc. is inviting trouble. Are you sir, naïve enough to believe that only transgender boys and girls will find their ways inside these locker rooms and bathrooms. It simply put opens the door for any malicious person to have free access to these places without having to answer as to why they are there. Get over yourself sir, and look at the real concerns of mothers, fathers and children. Stop playing the religious oppression card if anyone is oppressed this day and time it is Christians.

          • Christians in no way are an oppressed group. Heck we are privileged.

          • squishee

            Maybe you should vacation in Iraq or Syria this summer. Don’t forget to bring your wife and kids.

          • We are talking about in America. Context

        • Angel Sanchez

          It is not about religion, it is about God determination for our live, he made us in such way and expect us to function as designed, the problem comes with we do not accept his will.. That is all. it is not about religion…

          • You are speaking religion.

          • Angel Sanchez

            I’m speaking the bible, the only source of true…

        • samton909

          Do you have a righteous anger when people use the government to oppress others? No, you like that, don’t you

    • Angel Sanchez

      Rev Gerald
      Again you are wrong again.
      We as parent, need to teach our kids what is right and what is wrong. I will always teach mine to love everyone but also will correct them that going against God’s will is a rebellion, which always will be wrong… This is not speaking against the family, this is helping the family…

      • Jett Starr

        Trangender, gays, transexuals… this is all “wrong”.. says so in The Bible.

    • samton909

      I challenge you to read a bible, something you apparently have never done.

  • Lolly

    STOP USING THE WORD “HATE” TO MANIPULATE US. This is hateful what Obama is doing. We women do not have to stand for it. GET OUT OF OUR BATHROOMS AND STAY OUT. WE ARE OVERCROWDED AS IT IS. we do not want urinals. If you are of 2 sexes and was born that way that is one thing. But n men with penises in the women’s bathrooms. You need to get slapped by a purse if you are bearded and have a penis and are in the women’s room. Urinals must be torn off the wall.

    • Jett Starr

      Freak out!

  • Lolly

    God hated Esau, and God hates wickedness. Don’t put women and females in danger. Obviously the men have already said no. Women have a right to say no also. Plus the women’s room is already overloaded. Plus we have enough laws . Don’t burden the people with more laws. Just let things be.

    • Paula Coyle

      That was what they intended to do in North Carolina – but ‘leaving things be’ is not an option when the enemy is attacking.

    • Wayne Cook

      Lolly, in case you hadn’t noticed…Obama is not going to “let things be”.

  • Lisa Speigner

    I really believe this is going to backfire on the Democrats in November. The Trump supporters will come out in droves, not that they weren’t already planning to do so. The Independents, who already tend to be tired of being pushed around by big government, will be more inclined to vote against Hillary because she will perpetuate more of these strong-arm, politically-correct tactics. And many black Democrats, who tend to be closeted conservatives when it comes to sexually charged political policy, will either quietly vote for Trump, or at the very least, NOT vote for Hillary. This was a mistake. Obama would have done better to encourage open discourse and respectfully listen to all the concerns rather than choosing to just ram the politically popular opinion down the throats of everyone in America. That’s not how our country is supposed to work. 🙁

    • Daryl Kelly

      You think Trump (being an immoral and confessed unrepentant man himself) will stand against LGBT activism? Highly unlikely!

      • Paula Coyle

        He already said he has no opinion. Those who think Trump will do anything to advance morality and Constitutionality are deluded.

        • Republicanproud

          He will advance it better than Killary.

        • Tom Baker

          He said it is a states right issue which it IS!!!!!

      • Lisa Speigner

        It’s not about what I think he will or won’t do. It’s more about what I think the voters will do in response to Obamas unilateral directive. (Hillary or Trump…it’s a lose lose situation as far as I’m concerned.)

    • Paul

      Trump supports the right of a transgendered to use whichever bathroom they feel fits their gender identity. He said so publically.

      • Jett Starr

        If a freak comes into the same restroom as the one I use (women) I will LAUGH!

  • Msgr. John R. Schulte

    Dear Mr. Brown,

    I could not agree more with your feelings about the immorality and simple insanity involved in this matter, but I fear that may have opened yourself up to the danger of being arrested for conspiracy to commit a crime. I hop and pary that does not happen, but I would be careful and get a good lawyer if I were you.

    • EastCoastCommentator

      Didn’t MLK ask for civil disobedience too?

      Our current administration is asking for us to disobey the existing laws for indecent exposure. Dr. Brown is not asking anyone to break a law, just not follow an illegal request.

    • samton909

      What complete nonsense. Advocating civil disobedience against unjust and idiot laws is now a crime? I know Obama would like it to be a crime to oppose him but it s not there yet

  • Jeff Bailey

    We have to use the system to solve this issue. Whether it be through the courts or through our elected representatives. The administration is outside their constitutional boundaries on this. The executive branch is using their powers to “execute”, to change or interpret law to their advantage. This, like in NC, equates to bullying. The framers of the Constitution deliberately limited the powers of the president, so that the people could choose how they were to be governed. This governing is from laws passed by our elected representatives in Congress. This issue and many other issues sealing with inherently moral issues should be up to the people to decide. For those who feel this is discrimination, then go to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 for a determination of what is illegal to discriminate against. Last I read it, it made no mention about personal choices.

    • Liza

      I do not think the system will solve this. The system is gone or out of control.

      • Jeff Bailey

        We still have control…..rebelling against the system…only alienates the effort. We need to hold our elected officials accountable. That might mean a law suit against the administration, and/or getting our representatives to hear our voices. If you agree with the moral issue, then I challenge you to call your congressman’s office on Monday, and let them know that you want your voice heard and legislation proposed to solve this.

        • Liza

          I have done extensive work in this area sir. I am betting far more than you and way past calling my Congress man. SSM was lost because one side played a winning dirty game and the other side simply did not understand what was going on. People called their Congressmen. LGBT own the courts and judges and Congressmen. This needs something else. Why did Obama come out with this now? Because they were scared. What were they scared of? That point is the weakness–push it there. Your thinking is what lost the marriage issue and will only loose again. Some days I think our side is fat and lazy and wants to be nice and correct and not pay any price at all and that is how we loose everything.

          • Jeff Bailey

            So, with all your research in this area, did you consider that the media, also is a power player in this area? I do a lot of research too. As to loosing, my actions are more aligned with change. Yours only alienates more to the other side. Before you criticize, look at the whole picture. You never spelled out your actions to resolve this. Rebellion? What is that going to solve. You will loose, you will alienate more against your cause, and then what?

          • Jeff Bailey

            Furthermore, the system works….and many of us Sacrifice for that system. What is your sacrifice….I do it everyday of the week for the past 22 years, to provide YOU the FREEDOM to make comments like you do. You live in a vacuum of comfort provided by the blood, sweat, and tears of many who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. So when you speak of fat and lazy, direct it to the ones that are doing nothing…to that end what have your contributions been to the cause.

          • Liza

            The media is gone and sunk–expect nothing. The media is Trans saturate and has been for a while–their power player not anyone else. Alienate? Who? LGBT–there is no other recourse. A couple of things 1 I am not Xtain and 2 I am one of the COGs (children of gays who came out against gay marriage) I was raised in that community and those politics and everything else. Let me promise they will have no mercy–none. You think you know better. Do it your way and it will go the same as SSM only far worse–1st amendment gone. Parental Rights we can kiss those bye too and get ready to co-parent with LGBT, religious orgs protections and tax exceptions gone, people up on hate speech charges. I have watched how a plan cooked up in the 70s played every Christina for a pasty and I and other COGs tried to help you guys. We did and we and our own families paid dearly for that,. But arrogant and ego and can’t be helped. Alienated will be the least of it in the future this movement has mapped out. And they are smarter and stronger and what they do not have in support they have in blackmail and bribes. But you go with the “system”. You are the one that has no clue about the whole picture. I will be sorry for your losses I do mean that from my heart. What the Muslims did in France worked and it would be the only thing that could work here but nobody here is brave enough or cares enough to do it–too much hassle and might alienate people. Wake up they hate Xtain really hate with a passion Every child should be pulled out of school and not returned until girls basic right to privacy and safety are protected. They will crush anyone in every court.

          • Jeff Bailey

            Again, you criticize the belief in our democratic system, but you offer up no other course of action. So again, what is the answer, all I hear is criticism for everyone in your path. You are the one that is clueless….you have not one answer, you are just spewing incendiaries with no specific target for your anger

          • Liza

            I told you, What the Muslims did in Paris might work. Yes sir I am clueless and you are all knowing–good you go with that.

          • Jeff Bailey

            So death and destruction is the answer? I bet you have never been around death, nor have you been anywhere close to destruction. But yet you advocate for it….You are as weak minded as the insurgents we fought against in Iraq and Afganistan. Disorder and conflict, you know nothing of the totality of death and suffering. When you have an option that YOU can actually stomach, then speak. Otherwise, enjoy the freedoms that others have provided for you.

          • Jeff Bailey

            If you stopped the rant, you would have got the underlying meaning of my statement about the media. It’s not that they are spent, as you say, I propose that they have been bought by the left. In that, they spin there Transgender message as discrimination, in hopes that the public is weak minded and will accept this message as the truth. It is far from the truth. Our laws make no mention of “choices” being protected against discrimination by the force of law. Directives from the administration, by virtue of misrepresentation, was legally bond to disclose that “this does not have the force of law.” But the media quickly hand brushed that and presented the directive to the public as the final word “law.” It is far from law, when NC pushed back, the administration quickly recoiled, then used bully tactics (federal monies for education) to enforce compliance. That is a more likely scenario. As to your rants on future events, I agree, you are spot on. Those as well as discrimination against anyone who disagrees with the LGBT…..agreed. But it doesn’t end with just rants; action must be coordinated unilaterally, NOT Criminally. 15 million votes/voices against any government action, gets politicians nervous and respondent to our wishes and not just those of the minority

    • Angel Sanchez

      You are correct, we need to use the system and acquire knowledge… The government is way out of control..
      Anyways, NO MAN WILL BE ABLE TO FIX THIS. THAT IS THE REASON WHY JESUS IS COMING BACK AGAIN TO ESTABLISH HIS KINGDOM…WHERE WE WILL HAVE JUSTICE, PEACE AND JOY IN THE HOLY SPIRIT… KEEP THE FAITH.

      • Jeff Bailey

        Hopefully it is soon….looks like it will be sooner than later. I feel that until that day, we should preserver….we should love everyone…..and legally advocate for what is right. We cannot correct all the injustices, but we should never give up

        • Angel Sanchez

          Amen Jeff.
          The bible says that in the latest days, the days of the return of Jesus, the things will get very bad. But we the church of Jesus Christ, has the task of be the brightest light in these time of darkness…We need to keep shining with love and true…Keep the faith.

  • The King family should file a cease and desist against Dr. Brown from using the legacy of Dr. King. What a disgrace.

    • Jeff Bailey

      So quotes by great men are only to be used….when?

      • Sean T. Martinson

        When they conform to the Great mans beliefs! All of this guys arguments are the same crap they used to use as an excuse to keep blacks in their place!

  • Sean T. Martinson

    I find it absolutely hilarious that he quotes MLK considering he is spouting the same rhetoric that they used to spew to marginalize blacks!

    • squishee

      …”the same rhetoric that they used to spew to marginalize blacks!”…”They” being the same Democrat politicians that imposed Jim Crow laws upon the greater population?

      • White Christians Dixiecrats who switched to the Republican Party after the Cival Rights Act

        • squishee

          You mean like Lester Maddox, George Wallace, Robert Byrd, Lyndon Johnson, Al Gore Sr., Richard Russell (whose statue was placed by present day dems in the rotunda of the Senate office building)? Oh…wait…silly me they were all die-hard dems to the end.

      • Sean T. Martinson

        I’m sorry people in general, I don’t give a damn about what someones political party is! Stop living in the past!

  • Vigilant2

    The Federal Government has nullified the social contract with America. Their authority is null and void by their own hand, via the treasonous Barack Hussein Obama. Since they have broken that special trust and confidence that is unique to our sacred Republic, they no longer have authority over us. The sooner we understand this the better.

    • alwaysrightguy

      Love it another scholar

      • samton909

        whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government

  • Ann Fredericks

    I want to march in protest…where are they??

    • alwaysrightguy

      all three of you should gather and march, all talk

  • Tom Baker

    Letting men in women’s restrooms (even if they think they are women) is just asking for trouble. Not all men who will go in there will be transgender. Let THAT sink in

    • Gary

      If they let one male into the women’s restroom, or locker room, they will have to let any male in.

    • Liza

      There is no such thing as Transgender it is a scam LGBT cooked up to cover an often violent male fetish. This is what is going and yes the use confused kids and attention seeking greedy parents to deflect: “Autogynephilia is defined as a male’s propensity to be sexually aroused by the thought of himself as a female. It is the paraphilia that is theorized to underlie transvestism and some forms of male-to-female (MtF) transsexualism. Autogynephilia encompasses sexual arousal with cross-dressing and cross-gender expression that does not involve women’s clothing per se. The concept of autogynephilia defines a typology of MtF transsexualism and offers a theory of motivation for one type of MtF transsexualism. Autogynephilia resembles a sexual orientation in that it involves elements of idealization and attachment as well as erotic desire. Nearly 3% of men in Western countries may experience autogynephilia; its most severe manifestation, MtF transsexualism, is rare but increasing in prevalence. Some theorists and clinicians reject the transsexual typology and theory of motivation derived from autogynephilia; their objections suggest a need for additional research. The concept of autogynephilia can assist clinicians in understanding some otherwise puzzling manifestations of nonhomosexual MtF transsexualism. Autogynephilia exemplifies an unusual paraphilic category called ‘erotic target identity inversions’, in which men desire to impersonate or turn their bodies into facsimiles of the persons or things to which they are sexually attracted.”

  • Tom Finley

    Another idea. IMPEACH LORETTA LYNCH for “high crimes and misdemeanors” – “abuse of power.” Call your Congressman.

    • Angel Sanchez

      Agree, this entire administration had loss the common sense…

  • If there was Stream in 1954 when the Supreme Court made their decision on Brown vs. Education which racially integrated public schools, it probably would have looked just like this.

    Wait. Before you go, “Robble Robble”, look at the similarities.

    Christians were up in arms and talking about the safety of their children.

    Christians used the bible to justify their stand.

    Christians talked about the small number of those that they have to accommodate.

    They talked about “their” religious liberty.

    Christians tried to open their own white only Christians schools but were threatened by the IRS of losing their tax exempt status.

    Take out the word transgender and replace it with Negroes and we have Conservative Christianity on the wrong side of equality and justice again. Dr. King stated, “A threat to justice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”. Who will be next?

    • Lori Fox

      It’s actually not the same thing at all. If a heterosexual biological male were to enter a girls locker room and expose his genitalia, he would be guilty of criminal sexual misconduct, and all the girls would be victims. Now if this exact same biological male were to identify as transgender, he can go into the same girls locker room and expose his genitalia, and magically no longer be committing a crime, the girls would no longer be victims, and if in fact any of these girls dared mention that they were traumatized by this, they would be called bigots and haters. This makes no sense. This is not about trying to discriminate against transgenders, but about using common sense to prevent the trauma and victimization of vulnerable children and young adults. Being transgender should not give you the right to victimize others at will. Everyone should use the school locker room that corresponds with their physical parts. Why is this so difficult for people to understand?

      • Why is it so hard for people to learn the truth about transgender people. In the workplace they are already protected by law. This pushback is not of God. People need to disengage from fear monger like the author.

    • Angel Sanchez

      Rev. Gerald Palmer.
      You are just wrong, I do not know what kind of rev you are, but for sure if you keep thinking this way you will be in the wrong side of the white throne judgment that day.

      There is a huge difference between the black movement and the LGBT movement, there are opposite to each one.
      People of color “The Negroes as you called them”, born black, and were discriminated because of their God given nature, they were not born white people that thought they are black and then feel discriminated.

      A transgender is a person that had rejected God’s will for them and its nature. The black people were rejected for some because of their God given color. Did you noticed the huge difference?. So this is the bottom line, the discrimination of black people comes from others who rejects that God create everyone equal, now who is the real discriminant against L.G.B.T.?, when a person reject their own nature and their God given purpose, this person is discriminating against then self. The only problem is that they want to blame us “The Christian” for that. Is that fair?
      I think we need to come back to common sense…God help us…

      • You know very little about transgender people. The information is there.

        • brothergc

          I see people are finding out the truth about You , Told ya , The truth will always find You out !

      • PatriotForever

        He is NO MAN OF GOD, just a title and in name only for self-righteousness sake.
        No man or woman of God, who says they KNOW GOD and does the opposite of His word is a liar.
        Good for you that you recognize a snake and a wolf by their words and not their cloaks

        • brothergc

          Thank You ! well said

        • Paul

          You condemn yourself with your own words. The word of God says to love, but you are full of hate. Could you be a Matthew 7 Christian?

          • PatriotForever

            2 Timothy 4:3-4 For the time is coming when people will not endure
            sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for
            themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from
            listening to the truth and wander off into myths.

            FYI: The word of GOD says to OBEY, not ignore and believe some false teaching and interpretation of a man after his own lust. You my friend are walking on the precise of spiritual death. WE, Christians are to LOVE the Sinner and HATE the sin. WHAT SIN? The sins He told us he hated, not the ones you decided were no longer valid. Are you not aware of that?

            Do you think God can or will contradict HIMSELF and HIS PURITY, His Morality since morals standards came from Him as does TRUTH, which is not subjective, other wise it would not be called TRUTH.

            Colossians 2:8 See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.

            Have you somehow tricked yourself into believing that Jesus came to CONDONE YOUR SIN, and give you a free get out of Hades card and continue to be a reprobate? Because, clearly your interpretation of the JUSTIFICATION OF SIN, LUST, LASCIVIOUSNESS s CONTRARY TO WHY HE CAME.

            I thought He suffered and died to redeem you from it. I thought by reading the word of GOD, not you paul, that we are to REPENT and become HOLY as He is Holy. According to Paul the Apostle we are to NOT SIN, because we have mercy and grace, but rather embrace the Sacrifice of the Son of GOD in teaching us, by way of His precious blood, to turn from our sin, Not Turn To It.

            In case you missed the part where GOD calls us to be a Holy People, Calls us to understand that we are to Obey His Laws in order to be His sons and Daughters, through love which is why when you see a brother sinning you go to him and call him out. Why do you call him out? because you do not want satan to steal his life, his spirit, the gift of salvation.
            Just because you “THINK” operative word here “THINK” you are saved doesn’t mean you are. That’s the problem with continuing in sin. That’s the problem with what man thinks versus what is the truth. Jesus told Peter to GET BEHIND ME SATAN. Do you remember that? Well why did he use such an offensive statement? because Peter was speaking CONTRARY to the TRUTH.
            Are you not aware of God turning homosexuals over to the lust of their flesh, just as He hardened the heart of Pharaoh. He gave them OVER: Romans 1:24 or how about Psalm 81:12

            Each of us sins, but we are to be ready, aware, subject to obedience and NO WHERE IN SCRIPTURE do I see any FREE PASS GIVEN TO SIN. That is a lie from satan and I’ll give you this one last piece of information to which you could have read and educated yourself with:
            2 John 1:10
            2 Corinthians 11:4
            Galatians 1: 8

          • Paul

            You should listen to your own admonition.

    • PatriotForever

      A black person would slap your stupid ignorant face or put their fist through it. You are so ignorant that it’s almost disgusting.
      BLACK and or any SKIN COLOR is not a choice you moron.

      • I am black and my face is just fine. Unlike religion being transgender is not a choice.

        • Jeff Bailey

          I agree with your points on racial discrimination, but it was the vocal MINORITY of Christians in the South. A majority of Christians dispised discrimination against African Americans. But like in this case, few could organize a strong enough effort to out voice the minority of Christians (so called Christians) in the south. Also they were to comfortable in their lifestyles to sacrifice for what was right.
          Secondly, Religious beliefs are so engrained into society that you cannot say that it is a choice…… and the framers of the constitution realized that…but to that extent….It is a choice to live the values of those religious “beliefs.” To say that Transgender people do not have a choice, is to say that we cannot choose to do just about anything….like following social norms, laws, etc. When we start categorizing choices into civil rights, it needs to be a decision of the people at large.

          • Religion is a choice to be embraced or rejected. Gender identity is wired.

          • Jeff Bailey

            Gender is developed, not wired. It can be influenced by the environment, social interactions, trauma, etc. But as for religion, this is what your President had to say about it, “”acknowledgment of the role of religion in American life and is indistinguishable from government practices that courts have upheld in the past.” This was reference his defense of the National day of Prayer.
            To say that Gender identity is wired is to claim that no one can change their lots, that all are predestined to be or not to be. I don’t buy it, that might work on somebody else, but that’s not being taught in even the most liberal schools on Sociology, Physiology, and or Psychology.

          • Gender identity being wired is taught by many. I know quite a few college professors and instructors (including myself) who teach this based on professional experience and research. You will not find any mental health or medical governing body that will say likewise.

            As for religion, it is truly not wired in us. It is programmed into us.

        • PatriotForever

          2 Timothy 4:3-4 people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears
          That’s because you, Palmer represent less than 1% of the negro population. You have been given over to false teachings and should have a millstone hung around your neck as a reminder of what heresy you are teaching.

          BTW: God created all of us and it is clear that not all KNOW HIM. It is clear that He knows us before the foundations of the world and had there been more than two genders, HE would have accommodated them and spoken about them in an accepting way. Instead He spoke very harshly and condemingly about men sleeping with men and women turning the natural use of their bodies into the unatural.

          Being who you are and defending a spiritual illness, a mental illness and a depraved heart means you have personally been given over to your lust.

          Apparently you care more about man and your flesh, than you do about honoring the word of God, and the souls of those you are supposed to love and lead into righteousness. Instead you just want to bully the repented.

          BTW: Just because you accept it doesn’t make it acceptable in God’s eyes. This speaks perfectly to you and your corrupt thinking:
          2 Peter 2:1-22 this scripture speaks specifically to the False Prophets, the false teachers, who are bringing destructive heresies to His creation, for if God did not spare the angels, then the chances are: he’s not going to tolerate those who steal the souls and spirits of His creation.

          • Saying that something is wrong because it wasn’t addressed in the bible is not a valid argument. And gender identity is a protected classification.

          • PatriotForever

            It was addressed in the bible and apparently you didn’t read it. So try reading it

    • samton909

      You have no idea what you are talking about. How did people get to be such morons? “Christians” where the people supporting the whole idea of black equality. It’s too bad a suppsded pastor has no idea what when on back then.

      • And you are calling me a moron? I suggest you research my points. And yes Christians were on both sides with the vocal majority supporting discrimination. History doesn’t lie.

  • Donald Hunter

    Let them go in a box or on a tree like other animals!

    • Wendy Brown

      They are no more an animal than you are. In fact, I have found that many people of the LGBT community are quite a bit more polite than those of the cis community. So if anyone should go to the bathroom in a box or on a tree, it would be rude, judgmental, ignorant people such as yourself.

      • PatriotForever

        If, operative word here “IF” they were so polite, then they wouldn’t be bullying the other 97% of the citizenry. They would be as tolerant of us, as we are to be of them. It appears that they are in fact rude for forcing an agenda simply because: Because it’s a tantrum. It’s judgmental of them not to respect hetero women. Therefore if it is ignorant to deny plumbing, well then it seems as if they are the ignorant ones and you along with them for forcing an agenda on a demand because “You want it?”
        I personally want to be Bill Gates, but alas, I am not. I want to be President too, but alas, I am not.
        I want to fly with no plane and or necessary equipment but guess what? I can’t because I am not a healthy bird, bee, Lady Bug etc. etc.

        Reality check: If you aren’t you aren’t and just wanting it doesn’t mean you should get it like a spoiled child.
        Now if you want a physical gender change and are committed to being a woman, you want larger pectorals and you don’t want your junk, well WELCOME, have a seat. Other wise, Stand up.

        • Wendy Brown

          So let me get this straight, the LGBT community are supposed to just sit there and take ALL the verbal and ignorant abuse dumped on them to be “polite”. It’s ok for those who don’t like them to dump abuse on them?? They aren’t throwing a tantrum. I’ve seen more abuse come from straight Christians than I have from anyone else. Reality check, the LGBT community is here to stay. No one but straight Christians are throwing tantrums. Now, if you want to discuss science about the whole thing I can. But unless you do, you are more than welcome to remain uneducated just keep it away from my kids.

          • PatriotForever

            Reality check: the Community of ISIS members want to take over the world too. And? Do you think they should just have their way because “THEY WANT TOO?”
            Ah no. There are those of us who stand up against the bullies of the world, be them the overtly obnoxious culture of Entitled Extremist Pervert Wannabes or the culture comprised of Entitled Extremist Violent Wannabes = Both are bullies, both have to go to the bathroom and both seem to want to DICTATE WHERE they will expel their waste. No Thanks and if you need to hold it, because for thousands of years, and in particular the last 240 years in America they have been pooping where they should.
            Private in your home expelling is your business, PUBLIC EXPELLING is the PUBLIC BUSINESS.

  • Teressa BluesBabe Brewer

    This call to action and civil disobedience such as the Ferguson effect, will indeed cause Obama to enact Martial Law, declare himself King for a third term, and stop the election. THAT’s exactly what Obama wants and is trying to accomplish. DO NOT GIVE HIM THE SATISFACTION! CONTINUE, with non participation of any business which supports this horror and war on women and children.

    • alwaysrightguy

      time to wake up

    • Mikey Bond Sr.

      Never happen. But thanks for advising, folks need to look listen and prepare, we are. Martial law requires congress. Or Congress can work fast and have him arrested for sedition!

      I took an oath that does not expire, and all veterans are saying the same thing!

      Good ole American!

      • PatriotForever

        The army Camel Dung has, the number of Conservative Military Generals, Admirals and those in leadership positions have been forced to retire and or fired, and he has surrounded himself instead with the Muslim Brotherhood mentality.
        I’d love to believe you though

    • PatriotForever

      That is exactly right. However he has bigger plans for his implementation of the Martial Law implementation, besides just this. His open invitation to the Islamic terrorists, their establishing at least 22 terror camps in the USA, of which they know and have done zero about, was done to bring chaos and terror to the USA, and we are all about to find out what living in Israel has been like since 1948.
      When you see these things come to pass: Look UP, for your redemption drawth neigh.
      But one Must Know Who their Redeemer is and those who thought the Camel Riding King was it, have a huge shock coming.

  • Lancedc

    I believe that transgendered people should be allowed to use the restroom that aligns with the gender with which they identify, so I agree with Obama. To force trangendered to use the restroom of the gender on their birth certificate or to use a separate restroom, like blacks were forced to use separate restrooms, is discriminatory, in my view, and unacceptable.

    Any school or institution can provide unisex single stall bathrooms for those who feel concerned about being with transgendered folks in the same restroom so that they can choose to be in a more private restroom. Then, they can make their own choice. This also protects their privacy, which is the argument that North Carolina is making against allowing transgendered people to use restrooms that match the gender that is their identity. The uncomfortable would not be forced to be in the same bathroom as transgendered people, and the trangendered would not be forced to use separate facilities.

    I disagree with the writer who is calling for civil disobedience. He uses the same basic arguments used by those who opposed civil rights for blacks and gays. These arguments and are no less discriminatory and no less grounded in their own fears of difference and a changing world.

    Religious beliefs and cultural traditions are not valid or sufficient reasons, in my view, to justify discriminating against a group of people because of who they are. Transgendered folks no more choose to embrace and identify with a different gender than gays choose to be gay.

    In addition, the writer’s bulleted arguments have little to no basis in fact in most cases and in others are distractions from the real issue, namely that discrimination against LGBT people and anyone else is simply unacceptable. In fact, some are outright discriminatory in nature, e.g., citing the minority percentage of youth who are transgendered! This alone reveals his bigoted perspective, namely that being a minority is justification for being treated differently. Really? Certainly not in my book.

    It especially makes no sense to me to call for civil disobedience based on “the Lord”, meaning Jesus, one of the most loving and accepting figures in human history! In all of the larger world religions, it is the more conservative streams that reject LGBT rights and fear change while it is the more progressive streams that embrace and accept LGBT folks as no different form themselves – precious children of the Divine and to be treated as such. It is far too common in my view that we humans use religion and other ideologies to justify demonizing those who are different from ourselves, oppress them, discriminate against them, even kill and try to eliminate them altogether.

    The writer’s use of the terms “activist” and “radical LGBT activism” by this writer strikes me as totally disingenuous. First, it is far from a negative attribute to take action. Secondly, he is no less activist himself!

    What he is really trying to promote here is the notion of a “gay agenda”, as if the LGBT community is trying to take over society! This is a spurious claim that has nothing to do with reality and is little more than a scare tactic, it seems to me. All we LGBT folks want is equality, plain and simple.

    The fact that LGBT people do not fit with the writer’s and others’ world views is a challenge for them, to be sure, and I can understand their fears and discomfort. I also agree completely that the feelings and concerns of these people need to be heard, considered and, where appropriate and nondiscriminatory, accommodated.

    At the same time, in my view, the burden remains with people like the writer to learn to accept that the world is filled with people who may not fit with the norms of their culture or religion. These people and their ways of life are no less valid and worthy of respect and equality than the writer and his way of life.

    It seems to me that it is time to embrace and love and accept of all of humanity with all the richness of difference and diversity that we are and stop fearing, oppressing and discriminating against those who are different from ourselves.

    • Jeff Bailey

      You use the term Discrimination a lot throughout your response. Discrimination, or at least the legal definition of discrimination is codified in law. So where in your response does your term of Discrimination (i.e. Transgender use of bathrooms), refer to any written legal document

    • Angel Sanchez

      Mr Lancedc
      You can build bathrooms in your house and place the add in news… you had loss your mind.

    • Angel Sanchez

      There is a huge difference between the black movement and the LGBT movement, there are opposite to each one.

      People of color “The Negroes as you called them”, born black, and were discriminated because of their God given nature, they were not born white people that thought they are black and then feel discriminated.

      A transgender is a person that had rejected God’s will for them and its nature. The black people were rejected for some because of their God given color. Did you noticed the huge difference?. So this is the bottom line, the discrimination of black people comes from others who rejects that God create everyone equal, now who is the real discriminant against L.G.B.T.?, when a person reject their own nature and their God given purpose, this person is discriminating against then self. The only problem is that they want to blame us “The Christian” for that. Is that fair?

      I think we need to come back to common sense…God help us…

    • Pooua

      “Any school or institution can provide unisex single stall bathrooms for those who feel concerned about being with transgendered folks in the same restroom so that they can choose to be in a more private restroom.”

      Why wouldn’t the transgendered us the single stall bathrooms and everyone else use the regular bathrooms? Why are you trying to cram the 10% of the population that cares into a single-stall bathroom, while leaving the 0.3% of the population that considers itself transgender to use the main bathrooms? Don’t you see that’s backwards?

    • PatriotForever

      Well then, just like obamay, the Camel Riding King, you are spiritually dead and mentally ill.

    • squishee

      … “the Lord”, meaning Jesus”, as you correctly said, is the One who “is a reflection of the Father’s glory, the exact representation of the Father’s being, and He sustains all things by His powerful word.”, told us while He was personally present here on earth: “God made them male and female, male and female He made them; It has been so from the beginning.” Pretty simple really. Twelve paragraphs to try and refute what God said in one sentence?

      • Paul

        Actually the Bible says there are three genders, male, female, and eunuch!

        • squishee

          A eunuch is a man who has been purposely castrated, typically as a requirement to be a guard of female royalty. If your premise is true, why did Jesus say “God made them male and female, male and female He made them; it has been so from the beginning.”?

          • Paul

            Jesus says that there are eunuchs who are “BORN THAT WAY,” not made that way (Matthew 19:12). These are people who are non reproductive because they are born that way. This is a class of people considered in the Bible to be a third gender.

          • squishee

            Jesus is talking about celibacy. The first 2 examples of eunuchs are those with physical defects that preclude them from procreating and the 3rd example is of those who voluntarily embrace celibacy. But, supposing what you say is true, then make those of that “gender” use facilities separate from both male and female.

          • Paul

            That is your opinion and it is wrong. Eunuchs are not known for being celibate, they are know for being non reproductive.

    • samton909

      You’re an idiot.

    • Pat Benedict

      What happens if an 18-year-old male student “identifies” as a wolf and, thus, urinates/defecates wherever he wants to?

      • Tibbs

        Even dogs are potty trained.

        • Pat Benedict

          Are you saying wolves are potty trained?

  • Cindy humphrey

    I don’t want a man using the same restroom facilities as I use! No one or nobody can make me use
    These so called transgender restrooms! I’ll stay home before I’ll set foot in one them!!

    • alwaysrightguy

      you are free to not use any restroom, go home

      • it’s my opinion

        They don’t have to go home. A lot of men says that if Obama continues this, that a husband or father will escort his loved ones into the bathroom until they are done. Now, wouldn’t that be cute. This is the stupidest thing ever. What is wrong with Obama? A lot of reports that he is gay and I am about to agree with them considering his background in gay bathhouses.

        • alwaysrightguy

          like dialoging with a four year old here, it is usually the closet gay men that are most upset by gay community

          • it’s my opinion

            Yes and the rest of us are dialoging with someone who is brainless.

          • alwaysrightguy

            your fear of being outed is very evident ,,,,, ha ha ha

          • it’s my opinion

            No–I am happily married and have raised 2 kids. We will have our 54th Anniversary. (Man and wife) Not Adam and Steve.

          • PatriotForever

            They haven’t been outted, their just not interested in being bullied, deal with your intolerance of normal self respecting humans and then forced by the Hilter regime to look at your hairy arzs and or your little weeders. Outside of that, well it’s about Common Sense and Basic Plumbing. Perhaps you and your ilk need a refresher course in anatomy, and for extra credit the Plumbing Design class might help you out. Food goes in, crap comes out.

          • PatriotForever

            The only moron here is you and the likes of you. Wanting to use the Women’s bathroom because “I WANNA” “I WANNA USE IT OBAMIE” “I WANNA AND YOU GOTTA MAKEUM”

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Wtf. Are you senile?

          • Diane

            Ridiculous! I suppose you read that in some other weird blog? No, normal men and women are upset about this wickedness because it’s WRONG!

        • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

          Oh have you seen him there? Or just read that on another weird blog?

          • Colleen Robinson

            I did read an article where a man went into the ladies room because he feared for his mother’s safety after he saw a woman go into the ladies room that looked “too masculine” for his liking…. so what did he do HE went into the ladies room. The woman in question who looked “too male” was indeed a woman – just had short hair and maybe looked a little butchy i don’t remember but that sorta article bothered me.

      • PatriotForever

        And? You are free to hold it, either one and you’d better train a monkey to pull the plug at your lovers house.

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      Please stay home. Good idea

    • Jett Starr

      If there will be 3 restrooms everywhere Men, Women, and Freaks then I don’t know what the problem is.. It better be this way period.

  • Mikey Bond Sr.

    If we let this happen, he will do more harm to kids. Hitler started with the kids first, and Obama started years back. Education, National Anthem, teaching Muslim beliefes, just a few. They will grow to remember this as the good years of their lives, and that is why he is doing this.

    I see things coming in the next few months that we will hate, but let it happen. His reign is almost over, and the 11th hour will be his time for launching the plans he has been releasing slowly for years. This is not politics nor is it presidential, it is a personal desire to achieve destruction of American ways, like many are trying not just him. The so called establishment fears him, or they would stop him.

    So we the people better stop this to simply send a message that we are to be listened to, not lead like mindless idiots. But if we don’t stop this we are mindless idiots.

    GO TRUMP!

    • Stacey Noble

      oh dear I guess youre not aware that trump is pro transgender on the bathroom issue?

      • Jett Starr

        Find an article that says that

    • Jett Starr

      ***** TRUMP ***** IN GOD WE WILL ALWAYS TRUST *****

  • Puddleglumm

    Just a big AMEN to this article. We must stand against this madness!

  • butana

    This is what Target started and now we are seeing the ripple effect. Do you realize how raging boy’s hormones are? Or is that scientific fact lost? This spells disaster. I’m in fear for all the children who are going to suffer the consequences from this ridiculous, not thought out decision. Since when did the federal government have the right to dictate what should be done in our school’s? This world we live in today has taken this “political correctness” thing way to far. It’s being played out with absolutely no thought and all. And that’s dangerous.

  • Flowergrrl

    Why does Obama continue supporting terrorists, who believe gays should be beheaded, then show a different face in the US?

    I’m sorry, but isn’t that hypocrisy?

  • Ryan

    The LGBT crowd are nothing more than political pawns. But they love the attention and exaltation. Satan never changes, just his pawns of choice.

  • Susan

    It’s almost like America is no longer a democratic country but a communist country. Since when does the president get to mandate such an outrageous order. Make a separate bathroom for those children that fall in that minority group. We need to put God back into our schools and pledge allegiance to our flag again.

    • SMH2much

      I agree, except, … we are a constitutional republic, not a democracy. We are a constitutional republic that uses the democratic ballot process to vote on constitutional laws only. Rights are God given, not man given, and are never to be put on ballot.
      Democracy is mob ruled. Which, lately, is the case in the u.s. until people who know better speak up.
      A constitutional republic means we are guided by our constitution that gives people full power of their rights, extremely limits governments, and let’s state’s pick up all the rest of the bull.

  • medbob

    We need to demand that the Congress impeach him this very minute!!!!

    • RavviOli

      That ain’t gonna happen either. Just because there is an R beside their name does not mean that they are anti obama

      • Diane

        The R now stands for Repugnant and the D is Demoncrat

    • Ibulena

      Not going to happen and for the very reason of his skin color! His color has saved his a SS! He uses his black part and shows no pride having had a white mother.

    • alwaysrightguy

      you goof, not gonna happen because there is no reason to impeach him, come on, you gotta do better than this

      • Diane

        Maybe you should read the Constitution and get an education. There’s more to life than learning how to stand in line at the water fountain and that our government is always right that you learned in public school.

        • alwaysrightguy

          so what does the constitution say about impeaching someone that you don’t like, your hatred is screaming here today, what in the world are you talking about with the water fountain, you are so agitated you don’t even make sense

      • medbob

        How about five:

        1) For Illegally Changing Obamacare: It doesn’t matter if the Affordable Care Act is called “Obamacare;” Barack Obama doesn’t have the authority to unilaterally change the law. Changes to the law have to be made by Congress and then signed into law by the President. Barack Obama has broken the law repeatedly by making at least 23 unilateral changes to the law. Saying, “The Republicans won’t work with us,” or more disturbingly, “It’s politically convenient,” is not an excuse for overriding the Constitution of the United States.

        2) Engaging In An Illegal War In Libya: While the President is the Commander-in-Chief, the Constitution gives Congress the ability to declare war. In the modern era, that has just meant an authorization of force from Congress, which Obama did not pursue. Additionally, we’ve tended to give Presidents the benefit of the doubt when American lives are at stake. However, in Libya, Obama didn’t seek the permission of Congress and we had no national security interest in Libya. In other words, Obama’s real justification for bombing that country and overthrowing its government was that HE FELT LIKE IT. Using the exact same precedent, the next President could bomb Mexico or Cuba without Congressional authorization. Incidentally, bombing either of those nations would probably make more sense than bombing Libya, although that’s not saying much since our intervention there has been a complete disaster.

        3) Lying To Sell Obamacare To The American People: When Barack Obama told the public if they liked their plan, they could keep their plan, he was lying. When he told Americans if they liked their doctor, they could keep their doctor, he knew it wasn’t so. When he told Americans Obamacare would cut costs by $2,500 for the average family, he was deliberately misleading the public. For a President of the United States to PERSONALLY spend months telling deliberate falsehoods to the American people in order to convince them to support something as massive as a government takeover of the health care system is beyond the pale. If the willful lies Barack Obama told to sell Obamacare don’t merit impeachment, then there are no lies that a President could tell to the American people big enough to merit impeachment.

        4) Violating Immigration Law And Illegally Implementing The DREAM ACT: Simply put, Barack Obama has ceased to enforce most immigration law. As Senator Jeff Sessions has noted, “at least 99.92% of illegal immigrants and visa overstays without known crimes on their records did not face removal.” In other words, we’ve already stopped deporting anyone other than SOME hardcore criminals and gang members. Additionally, when the DREAM ACT didn’t make it through Congress, Obama simply implemented it ANYWAY. Not only is he explicitly telling illegal aliens they can stay in the United States, he’s illegally giving them work permits that he has zero right to offer. Even if Congress is too split on the issue to unify and put a stop to what Obama’s doing, that doesn’t change the fact that it’s flatly illegal. If this is allowed to stand, tell me ANY LAW on the books that the President is obligated to enforce?

        5) Releasing 5 Taliban Terrorists In Exchange For Deserter Bowe Bergdahl: Barack Obama was legally required to alert Congress 30 days before he released terrorists from Gitmo. Not only did he fail to do so, but more seriously he released five high level terrorists who he knew were likely to help kill Americans in the future. One of the terrorists has ALREADY SAID he intends to go back to Afghanistan to fight America. Barack Obama spent a lot of time bragging about getting Bin Laden, but he just released five Bin Ladens back into the world and a lot of Americans who didn’t desert their country are likely to die because of it.

  • Jeanne Hintze

    Is someone doing this to keep females out of school, at home, out of the public entirely?

  • Wendy Brown

    Martin
    Luther King Jr. cautioned, injustice anywhere is a threat to justice
    everywhere.

    • RavviOli

      What is your point? MLK,Jr was talking about racial inequality Perverts are perverts and need to be treated as such.

      • Wendy Brown

        MLK was talking about any injustice not just racial. The LGBT aren’t perverts. People who worry about what is in someone else’s underwear are.

        • RavviOli

          LGBT are all perverts. Just because you don’t think you are queer does not make it so.

          • Wendy Brown

            Go get an education. You sound foolish.

          • RavviOli

            I would rather sound foolish than be foolish like you. Damned mentally incompetent pervert.

          • Wendy Brown

            Skeered aren’t you

        • RavviOli

          YOU all are a bunch of perverts.

          • Wendy Brown

            No, your ignorance makes you one.

          • RavviOli

            Wendy Brown, YOU are just another queer.

          • Wendy Brown

            And your fear makes you an idiot.

          • RavviOli

            I dont fear queers. I understand that it is a mental disease that you dont want to overcome

          • Wendy Brown

            You fear education what will make you realize that you are wrong.

          • Wendy Brown

            Yes actually it does. I bet you sleep with a light on and make sure no body parts drape off the bed in case the boogie man is under the bed.

          • RavviOli

            YOU assume too much

          • Wendy Brown

            As do you

          • Wendy Brown

            You’ll never know sugar lips

          • RavviOli

            YOU are known by the company you keep. Birds of a feather flock together. By their fruits you shall recognize them. And by your association with fruits, I can assume you are one

          • Wendy Brown

            What kind of fruit am I Chef Boyardee??

          • Wendy Brown

            And what kind of fruit am I?? You? You’re bananas

          • Wendy Brown

            Just admit you’re scared of those that are different than you.

        • RavviOli

          Wendy Brown, YOU don’t know your history. MLK was a CHRISTIAN pastor. He used the Christian approach to his civil disobedience protests. They never were violent, but were in your face. The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, The same God that MLK worshiped and obeyed says that HOMOSEXUAL BEHAVIOR IS A SIN. MLK would NEVER EVER support a HOMOSEXUAL agenda.

          • Wendy Brown

            How do you know what he would or wouldn’t support since he was killed in the prime of his life?? Your Jesus said to love one another. Not love some and hate some.

          • RavviOli

            Jesus loves everyone including YOU. What he hates is sin.

    • Blessed24/7

      And your point is?!!! How is it injustice to keep a man out of my daughter’s restroom?! Maybe you are ok with men showering with your daughters but I am not?!

      • Wendy Brown

        If you don’t know what my point is then you obviously are not educated enough. The transgender community don’t care about your daughter. They aren’t going to harm her. You run more of a risk of her coach, teacher, or even her minister harming her. If you’re worried about that, then petition your government to come up with stricter laws and punishments.

    • Tim Danaher

      People with deep seated sexual perversions do not have a right to act out their sexual perversions against normal people. They have the right to life, liberty, and the pursue of happiness, but not the right to violate others. People with mental problems have a right to mental health treatment, which BTW, is being denied in states like California and New Jersey. And one last thing.Racial equality is totally different for perverse sexual equality. What a baby is born, he can’t not choose his race, he is either black, white, … Sexual perverts, regardless of race, can choose to act or not act on their sexual perversion. Race is not a choose, sexual acts are a choose, and societies can set standards on what sexual perversions they will allow to be practiced.

      • alwaysrightguy

        you are ignorant

        • Tim Danaher

          That is a helpful comment. How much research and thought brought you to that conclusion? Or … Did you just mindlessly regurgitate a liberal college professor or a DNC talking point? Why don’t you think this issue through and not follow the herd.

          • alwaysrightguy

            my research involved reading one of your comments, hence I conclude you are an idiot,

          • Tim Danaher

            Again not helpful. Let’s have a discussion of ideas and judge this issue on its objective merits. If you can’t defend you position in a logical manner and can only employ name calling then this thread is over and I hope you enjoy your relativistic world view.

          • alwaysrightguy

            Tim the merits are this, you and your posse are hate filled, fear mongers that are so upset with everything, mostly anything Obama has to say, why don’t you just go into the restroom with your daughter and end the issue, have her shower at home, whats the big deal, like I said before this has been around since the beginning of time and you are only now upset, where have you been, oh I know- spreading fear and hate on some other non issue

          • Tim Danaher

            I don’t hate anyone other that those who allow and promote evil. This whole issue is AstroTurf that flus in the face of normal human behavior. What other sexual perversions are you willing to accept in society. How about pediphilia? Don’t believe me. Google “NAMBLA normalizing pediphilia” for a number of stories on this issue. Are you willing to de-criminalize statuary rape? If you don’t stop sexual perversions now, you open yourselves up for more demented forms of disordered behavior.

        • Watcher

          Wrong. He’s a fake, not a true minister of the Lord.

      • They just want to take a pee in the restroom that fits their gender identity.

  • Gary Astorino

    Get a group of men to shower with his daughter at her school. Only fair

    • Blessed24/7

      Bingo!!!

  • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

    Loony tunes all of you.

  • brothergc

    The LBGT has crossed a line and went too far as evident by the posters opinions . They threw common scence out the door . I hope that this is the catalyst that will wake people up and stop the madness

  • RavviOli

    The easy way to begin combat against this nonsense is at the local level. Start at the school board and demand NO pervert restrooms or resign. Demonstrate in front of county hall

  • MacNinni

    Not only does this mandate harm our boys and girls, it also harms the so-called “transgenders.” It reinforces something that does not exist ……there is no such thing as a transgender……one is either male or female………and, it prevents those who believe they are transgender from getting the mental help they (or their parents) need. Little children go through stages……little girls love to play with boys’ toys (when I was a little girl, I always was Hopalong Cassidy!), and little boys like to play with dolls. But, we move on, naturally.

    • Please go to webmd and search transgender. There you will gain more information.

      • Diane

        I think I will go to the true authority–Almighty God as he has revealed himself in his word.

    • Tibbs

      Alternatively, Google “intersex”.

    • alwaysrightguy

      sorry I missed the place in history where you were given the final authority ha ha

    • Diane

      Amen to that! I went through a stage when I was about 5 when i wanted to be a dog. I even took to eating out of a bowl with no utensils. Should my parents have taken me to get canine injections?

  • Paul

    The Bible actually says there are three genders, male, female, and eunuch! Gay and transgendered people have always been called eunuch. The same thing is true of most other religions too.

    • Pat Benedict

      I have never seen the word “gender” in the Bible. Please tell me the translation you are using and cite the chapter(s) and verse(s).

      • alwaysrightguy

        Ha he did, but you don’t want to hear it right?

        • Jett Starr

          The Bible says that Pokemon are cute

        • Pat Benedict

          He did what? I don’t understand what you are saying.

      • Paul

        It is implied, not stated.

        • Pat Benedict

          You are saying that it is not stated.

          You are saying it is implied.

          Two questions:

          1) Are you open to the possibility that your interpretation of the Bible about this matter is not correct?

          2) Would you please tell me the translation you are using and the chapter(s) and verse(s) that you are referring to?

          • Paul

            The term gender as we know it is not in the Bible, but a woman and a man as distinct genders is implied, as is the third gender people who are called “born eunuch” in the Bible by Jesus in Matthew 19:12. Biblical authors did not think it terms of sexual orientation, but in terms of procreation, very simply, gay and transgendered people were know as “those who do not reproduce,” or “born eunuch.”

          • Diane

            Why do you keep repeating yourself?

          • Watcher

            There’s a need to distinguish between those eunuchs and homosexuals. What did God say should be done to such people (homosexuals) in those days? [Leviticus 20:13]. Read it please and let’s not confuse the issue.

    • Jett Starr

      Can you tell us where it says it in the Bible?? Thank you. LOL!!!!

      • Paul

        Matthew 19. And many of the rabbinical commentaries on the tanakh, like the Babylonian Talmud, recognize that there is a third gender, a group of people Jesus calls “born eunuch.”

        • Diane

          The Talmud is not inspired scripture and if anything it is Satanic.

    • UCanBeVictorious

      ROFLOL!!!

    • Linda Willoughby

      I disagree, I believe that Eunuch’s are asexual.

  • Paul

    Christians who hate LGBT people give Christianity a bad name!

    • Ibulena

      You are spinning the issue.

      • alwaysrightguy

        no he is not spinning anything, you have a hateful agenda

        • Ibulena

          No agenda. Just don’t want to pee with guys who think they are girls.

          • alwaysrightguy

            you are just a sour person, lighten up and enjoy life a bit, you might like it, well maybe not sorry what was I thinking

          • Guest

            That’s the problem you were thinking

          • Guest

            Or better yet how about you two pervs share the same stall

          • Guest

            Or better yet why don’t you buy that box that’s full of sack of nuts from the Girl Scouts right outside the Walmart store

        • Guest

          I don’t care where he peed but 99% of the women don’t want the freak in their bathroom locker room or anywhere else

    • Diane

      Christians don’t or shouldnt hate anyone. We should hate sin because God hates it. We should fight against it in our own hearts and lives. But if we truly love our neighbor we will tell the truth in love.
      1 Corinthians 6:9,10 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolators, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners shall inherit the kingdom of God.
      Jude 1:7. Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth as an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.
      Isn’t it hateful of a Christian NOT to warn those in bondage to sexual sins?

      • Linda Willoughby

        I am Christian, And certainly do not hate LGBT’s or anyone else. This issue goes so much deeper. It is not my concern about the transgender people. My concern is the pervert’s who will use this as a means to get to girls and women, or for that matter boys also.

  • Ibulena

    Obama wants civil unrest. The truth behind most things he does. Also, it is not a mandate. He does not have the authority!

  • Ibulena

    This all started whe obama’s hero Bruce Jenner who now is saying he might really not like being a female. Plus, he still has his penis. He is fake boobs and hormones.

    • Jett Starr

      (y)

  • EmilyDickinson

    This is one of the best summaries of the situation I’ve read. Not only does O want to invade our most private places, he wants to force us to twist the truth. And force (guns, fines, jail) is exactly the right word. Thank you.

  • EmilyDickinson

    Folks, btw, it’s NOT JUST CHRISTIANS. THis is not a religious issue. All women, little girls are violated by it & the men who care for them. Best not to frame it as a religious issue when it transcends religion & in fact transcends this issue. It also concerns government force, truth, science, majority vs minority, innocence, culture, breaking morale so as to have total control. I respect your religion, but this is broader than Judeo-Christian & you shouldn’t confine it to kjust that.

  • LA

    Two days ago I made the statement that transgender people needed to pray and come unto Christ. Two days ago I would have agreed with many of you that a lack of faith and moral fortitude was the cause of the gender identity issues people experience. Two days ago I was very, very mistaken. But yesterday I was enlightened.
    Yesterday as I was having a silly conversation with my 15 year-old son, I noticed he was wearing what appeared to be a bra. When I asked him what he was wearing, he panicked and tried to run away. I asked him if he was wearing a bra and with tears in his eyes he said yes. I asked him why and he began to sob and told me he felt like he was a girl and that he was transgender.
    My son is so confused and in so much pain. He doesn’t know what to do. He said he prays constantly asking God for help. He knows what he feels is completely against everything he has been taught and he knows God made him just the way he wanted him, male. He has been taught his whole life of his unique worth in the eyes of God. His father and I have reminded him of that fact throughout his life because he has Aspergers and has had to suffer because of bullying all of his life. We have comforted him many times by helping him understand that he has a loving Heavenly Father who knows him by name and understands his struggles, is pleased with his strength and bravery and we have taught him to trust in the Lord.
    We have not had television in our home since our children were very small, we do watch some movies and listen to some music, but we are very aware of what is brought into our home. Because my son has Aspergers, he does not have the social skills necessary to make many friends, but the ones he has are true friends who love and fear God. He is worried that they will turn on him if they find out. So his struggle with his gender identity isn’t based upon a lack of religious and moral upbringing nor a lack of a moral compass grounded in the teaching of Jesus Christ. It isn’t based upon ideas being brought into our home or by “ungodly” people he is around. I don’t know where this is coming from, but I do know that contrary to some comments I have read, it isn’t because we and our son haven’t tried to live Christ centered lives.
    I am at a loss as to how to help my son. For now, I have respected his wishes and haven’t told my husband. My son is afraid that his dad will hate him, I know that isn’t the case. My husband will be as torn, confused and afraid as I am.
    As afraid as I am for my son’s future in this life if he continues to identify as a female, I am more worried for his spirit. But I don’t know how to guide him. If I choose to insist on “making” him be a boy/man, I could lose my funny, highly intelligent, handsome son to depression or even death. If I support his tendency to be female, I will be going against everything I believe in.
    In light of my new circumstances, would I support the transgender bathroom movement? No, I never have and never will. Even if those who are transgender would not do harm, there are others who would use the movement to twist the situation to make it easier for them to harm others. My son agrees with me.
    To know my son is to love him. He has a contagious laugh, smile and happiness that makes you want to be around him. But I feel many of you would hurt him either physically or emotionally because he has made a decision contrary to what we believe is right. The disturbing part is that you would do it in the name of the Savior, Jesus Christ.
    I will continue to pray for my son as I have since he was conceived. I will pray for his health, his happiness, his safety and his peace. I pray for peace for all who struggle with these issues and I pray that as we follow the teachings of the Savior we will remember that we were told to love one another and to judge not. I pray that we will remember that we are all sons and daughters of God and that we will treat each other accordingly.

    • alwaysrightguy

      I feel sad for your son, not that he is TG but because he was raised in a home where he fears talking to the people he trusts most in the world about something in his life. you even said he is afraid to tell his dad, you need to love this young man, unconditional, no matter what. don’t shame him, guilt him, or make him feel like there is something wrong with him, would you do that to someone that told you they had cancer?

      • LA

        Thank you for your sympathy, but it isn’t necessary. My son does not fear talking to his parents, he does it all the time. If you will recall, I stated in my post that my son has Aspergers. One of the biggest difficulties with Aspergers is the lack of communication skills. My son tends to be very private so I have a daily “meeting” with him, my husband joins us if he’s home, to make sure he knows we are listening. Some days he talks, others he doesn’t. Obviously we talk throughout the day, but this time is his time. He is a very logical thinker and wanted to be able to logically explain his feelings before he told us. He has always waited to talk until he could logically explain, not because we expect him to but because he chooses to. If you read my post you would have seen that we were having a silly conversation when the issue came up. We have numerous conversations. Many that are silly, but numerous ones that are very serious. My son and all of my children come to me and their father in their own time with their troubles. We have a policy of love and understanding throughout our home.
        When my son confided in me yesterday, I did not judge, I did not preach. I listened. I have not shared my thoughts or feelings about this revelation except to tell him that he is my child, I have loved him from the time he was conceived and I would love him forever. I also reminded him that his father loves him dearly and always would. My husband and I have ALWAYS been and will ALWAYS be supportive of our son.
        We have never used shame and guilt to raise our children. We discipline with love and understanding when necessary. The Savior did not shame or guilt anyone and we try very hard to pattern our lives after Him. This is not a situation that calls for discipline and I have not nor will my husband make our son feel worse about himself.
        I have had two additional mini conversation about this topic since yesterday with my son. Being the logical thinker that he is, he has been doing some research and is actually wondering if he is mistaken about being transgender. He asked if it was possible that he enjoyed wearing the bra because it provided compression like he needed when he was a little boy for his sensory issues. I lean towards that explination because he has never shown any other signs of wanting to be female, but I will allow him to make that determination on his own. I am positive we will have many more discussions on this topic. I will be understanding and will not judge, but he will also be understanding about my feelings on the matter. That is the relationship we have always had. So please don’t judge.

        • Paul

          That you would say this, “In light of my new circumstances, would I support the transgender bathroom movement? No, I never have and never will,” is a good reason for us to have sympathy for your son.

          • LA

            Perhaps you should read my reason behind the statement. There are those who have falsely claimed to be transgender to gain access to bathrooms and have harmed women. My decision has always been based solely upon that fact. If there is opportunity it will be exploited. Sadly, those that are truly transgender will be accused of the atrocities. I am not saying that a person who is transgender is the problem. I am saying their situation has been and will continue to be exploited by others that have more than “using the bathroom” on their mind. I am not saying that there shouldn’t be alternative accommodations made either. Just so you know, my son agrees on that point. His exact words were that “he doesn’t want to worry about the girls (his sisters) going into a restroom because someone pretended to be transgender just so the guy can watch them or worse”.

          • Paul

            I find it disingenuous to say that theoretically some person may take advantage of a law allowing transgender people to use the bathroom of their gender identity, therefore there should be no law. There are no such cases of this happening, because it doesn’t happen.

          • UCanBeVictorious

            Re: “There are no such cases of this happening, because it doesn’t happen.”

            NO such cases Paul? Really? I think it’s time you start dealing with reality pal.

          • UCanBeVictorious

            This doesn’t happen? NO such cases? Really Paul? You aren’t dealing with reality pal.

            Try Googling this……… 5 Times ‘Transgender’ Men Abused Women And Children In Bathrooms

            Google this……… Man Exploits ‘Tolerance,’ CHOKES 8-Yr-Old Girl in Public Bathroom (This story is only 2 days old!)

            Google this……… Police: Man attacks 6-year-old girl in women’s bathroom

            Google this……… Man Beats 9-Year-Old Girl in Jacksonville Best Buy Bathroom

            Google this……… Man charged after 10-year-old girl finds him in women’s restroom stall

            Welcome to the REAL world Paul.

          • Guest

            Why don’t you try Googling this transgenders in the penitentiary get the great big ten inch Soul Train so hopefully he never goes to the pen

          • Paul

            Those stories have absolutely nothing to do with transgendered people.

          • UCanBeVictorious

            Absolutely nothing? Do you know how stupid you make yourself look by saying that Paul?

            You obviously didn’t Google and read the first one Paul, because it is about 5 stories dealing with transgendered people abusing women and children in restrooms.

            The second story proves you wrong in claiming the this stupid dictatorial ruling by king Obama will not open the door for more sexual predators to assault women and girls in public restrooms because it is already happening.

            One thing I’ve noticed about liberals over the years. You can’t follow a simple line of reasoning.

        • alwaysrightguy

          My son is so confused and in so much pain. He doesn’t know what to do. He said he prays constantly asking God for help. He knows what he feels is completely against everything he has been taught and he knows God made him just the way he wanted him, male. He has been taught his whole life of his unique worth in the eyes of God,,, so in your comment you said this above, can you not see that you created an environment in which your son is afraid to upset God, your words!!!! and your husband, you can couch your sons reversal on him not knowing but he knows exactly what is going on, if he follows thru with this that God will disapprove as well as his mom and dad….so sad.Do you really think a 16 yr old boy thinks wearing a bra would feel good like compression short or socks, come on. Your comment that you wouldn’t let him use the OTHER restroom, do you think he doesn’t know of your prejudice, it drips off of you.The way you have controlled your children by no tv or music, really? where does the fear in you come from? you are shaping your children to be like you which is sad. I don’t say this to knock you down but hopefully to wake you to what you are doing and that is hurting this young boy.

      • Guest

        Well let’s hope this kid don’t go to prison because they tearing down to you them boys in prison are going to make sure he gets the Big Ten Inch Soul Train so maybe the parents need to Wake him up

    • Paul

      The term gender as we know it is not in the Bible, but a woman and a man as distinct genders is implied, as is the third gender people who are called “born eunuch” in the Bible by Jesus in Matthew 19:12 KJV. Biblical authors did not think it terms of sexual orientation, (e.g. homosexual, hetersexual), but in terms of procreation, very simply, gay and transgendered people were know as “those who do not reproduce,” or “born eunuch.” The prophet Isaiah says that God has a special, and good, plan for these people Isaiah 56:3-5 KJV.

      • Guest

        Just be careful which box of Girl Scout cookies you pick up one of might be a box full of nuts

    • Watcher

      If the devil tried (though unsuccessfully) to confuse the Lord Jesus Christ Himself during His earthly sojourn (remember the temptation in the wilderness (Matthew 4:1ff) , who else will he not try to confuse? Christ overcame by holding up and sticking to the word of God. We have to learn how to use the weapons of our warfare when the Wicked one and his demons try to deceive and confuse and control us and our loved ones.

    • Guest

      By the way when you go to Walmart and buy a box of Girl Scout cookies be careful which box you pick up it might be a sack full of nuts

  • Tibbs

    Romans 13 1-5:

    1 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves. 3 For rulers hold no terror for those who do right, but for those who do wrong. Do you want to be free from fear of the one in authority? Then do what is right and you will be commended. 4 For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer. 5 Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.

    • Pat Benedict

      Are you trying to make a point? And, if so, what is your point?

      • UCanBeVictorious

        I’m not exactly sure what his point is either Pat, but I certainly hope it is not that based on what he quoted that Christians should not protest any Federal law regarding homosexuality or transgenderism, because if that is the point he is trying to make, then he would have also said it was wrong to protest the Federal law that forbid blacks and women from voting, as well as the Federal law that allowed slavery and the Federal laws about segregation. And I certainly hope that he isn’t saying either that Christians should not protest killing innocent unborn babies by abortion.

        • Kristie Womack

          Tibbs is sharing what Gods word says, either you understand or you don’t.

          • UCanBeVictorious

            I understand what Romans 13:1-5 says Kristie. But Romans 13:1-5 has nothing to do with Dr. Brown’s article here. So what’s the point of putting it on here?

    • Diane

      So i guess you believe the Hebrew midwives should have obeyed Pharoah and killed all the boy babies? What about Corrie Ten Boom? Are you saying she should have refused to hide Jews from the Nazi’s since it was against the law?

      • UCanBeVictorious

        Amen Diane!

    • Guest

      Well maybe that transgender little boy will have a conscience when he goes to prison because we all know what’s going to happen to him in there. And that’s the ruling authorities for you

    • Kimberly Marie

      Luke 20:25

      He said to them, “Then render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

      Continuing in Romans 13:
      8 Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. 9 For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” 10 Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

      11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. 12 The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. 13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires.

  • Keith Jenkins

    I read and comment on a number of blogs, but this one seems to have more than its fair share of hateful people on it. I wonder how they all happened to congregate here.

    • Dr. Brown is the glue.

      • Keith Jenkins

        He appears to be a highly educated guy, but he attracts crazies and crackpots. In my experience, that would suggest the possibility that he may also be a bit unbalanced.

        • Watcher

          So you’re sane? Who’s to tell.

        • Guest

          Or better yet I hope that transgender little boy does go to prison because we know what’s going to happen to him in there

      • Guest

        Last and final statement to you reference Echo maybe you are to start teaching some of these kids right from wrong transgender or not you better hope he doesn’t ever go to prison because we all know what’s going to happen to him in there

    • Guest

      Well I can tell you this when that transgender little boy goes to prison God hope he doesn’t ever because we all know what’s going to happen to him in there

  • Barbara

    When we take away moral absolutes we are left with chaos. If boysgirls can identify themselves however they want, how could we say someone that identifies with an animal would be wrong using someones yard for a bathroom? Or what about a 5 year old that identifies with a high school graduate? On what basis could we refrain them from graduating? Without absolutes, there are NO grounds for us to decide what is acceptable or not- everyone must accept everyone else’s mindset. Where do people get the idea that murder, stealing, cheating, etc is wrong? Yes, I agree they are wrong. But what people don’t realize is that when we say those things are wrong we are basing our thoughts on a God -given set of moral absolutes. Those values from God are the same ones that say kindness, mercy, justice, etc. are good.

    • Jett Starr

      How will we know that the gender freak is really one? Will they have an ID to prove it? This is sooo stupid. God is not happy .

      • Paul

        Would Jesus call anyone a freak?

    • Guest

      Well I can promise you it ain’t going to be good when that little boy goes to prison transgender or not

  • Jett Starr

    I don’t care because I don’t have any children. If I see a freak coming into a public restroom I will just laugh at it.

  • Paul

    More republican politicians have done sexual acts in public bathrooms than any transgendered person. There are plenty of factual cases in the news, and courts for that matter, of republican politicians doing this, but none of a transgendered person. It simply does not happen. It is only in the imagination of those claiming it is a threat because it isnt.

    • Guest

      I agree it’s in their head so they are mentally unstable therefore according to Obama they have no rights to own a gun therefore they don’t have any rights at all

      • Linda

        Then no one should own a gun.

        • Guest

          Well if you want to take away the Bill of Rights and nobody should own a gun then nobody should have any rights to religion and no shoot nobody should have any rights whatsoever there for you ain’t nothing but a f****** communist

        • Guest

          Again you want to take away the Bill of Rights where nobody should own a gun then no shot nobody should have freedom you don’t have the right to claim to be a woman you don’t have the right to claim to be a man you don’t have the right to get out and drive to the grocery store you don’t have the right to grow your own groceries you don’t have the right to nothing again you ain’t nothing but a f****** communist this country has a Bill of Rights and it has a constitution and we live by those and if you don’t like it then get the f*** out go live in Saudi Arabia’s you stupid b****

        • Guest

          Then no one should be a transgender

        • Guest

          Last and final reply to you Linda I don’t know whether you’re a guy or a girl okay but if you want to support the transgender thing that’s fine with me I really don’t care here’s the thing if you got a transgender little boy you better straighten him up because if he goes to prison you know what he’s going to get he’s going to get the great big ten inch Soul Train

  • Paul

    The term gender as we know it is not in the Bible, but a woman and a man as distinct genders is implied, as is the third gender people who are called “born eunuch” in the Bible by Jesus in Matthew 19:12 KJV. Biblical authors did not think it terms of sexual orientation, (e.g. homosexual, hetersexual), but in terms of procreation, very simply, gay and transgendered people were know as “those who do not reproduce,” or “born eunuch.” The prophet Isaiah says that God has a special, and good, plan for these people Isaiah 56:3-5 KJV.

    • Chrissy Percy

      Don’t get it twisted…

    • Michael West

      Jesus discourse was about marriage. There are two types of eunuch: the impotent and the castrated—the latter very often for some high court position where there were royal women Acts 8:27 . Your analogy is off due to what the scriptures state about homosexuality in the Torah it was a death sentence Leviticus 20:13 (KJV)
      If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. also in Lev 18:22 .then take Romans 1:26-28 Romans 1:26-28 (KJV)
      26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
      27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
      28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient; this is what the bible has to stated.

      • Paul

        YOur opinion is based on a lack of knowledge. The passages you quote from Leviticus are speaking about shrine temple prostitution and the sexual rituals involved in those pagan practices, and it has nothing to do with gay people.

        • Michael West

          No Paul those scriptures deals with Homosexuality . In the New Testament it calls it sin.then hoe about Sodom and Gomorrah what is you answer for that?

    • Kimberly Marie

      Yeah, I agree with Michael. Way off. It is also listed in the NT as unrighteous, along with other behaviors that ‘will not inherit the Kingdom of God’ (1 Corinthians 6:9-10). I would add that there is no wrong in living celibate. Paul encourages men to live in celibacy to better complete the work of God. The relationship of men and women is one designed and promoted by God to fulfill the role of family. There is nothing wrong with abstaining from that design and living in community with people. It is a shame that the deep friendships of the past, such as Jonathan and David, have been perverted for sexual gratification. We are such a sexualized, liberalized people that even Christians can’t understand the beauty and fulfillment of a life devoted to God instead of modern perversion.

      • Paul

        You are just parroting things you have heard someone else say with no first hand knowledge of your own from studying the original context.
        The word homosexual does not exist in any Bible prior to 1952. It is not in the King James Version. The Greek words malakoi and arsenokoitai, are now being translated as homosexual, when they never were in the past. This is an incorrect translation.

        • Kimberly Marie

          Oh I really love it when people don’t like someone else’s opinion so they claim they have to be parroting what they have heard. Anyone who knows what they claim will not have to resort to insults to prove their point. I could go in depth into the meanings of those two greek words and why they are translated to what they are today. Or how many intelligent, qualified people compile the dictionary definitions and translations we have today and I would value their opinion over yours most certainly. We can go back and forth about the sinful behaviors of the time, but since you have already dismissed me, I won’t bother.

  • mabera19

    For one, that money belongs to the We The People, (namely the ones that work!) and two, ever heard of the 10th Amendment? Allow me to refresh…

    The Tenth Amendment (Amendment X) to the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, was ratified on December 15, 1791. It expresses the principle of federalism, which strictly supports the entire plan of the original Constitution for the United States of America, by stating that the federal government possesses only those powers delegated to it by the United States Constitution. All remaining powers are reserved for the states or the people.

    The amendment was proposed by Congress in 1789 during its first term following the Constitutional Convention and ratification of the Constitution. It was considered by many members as a prerequisite of such ratification particularly to satisfy demands by the Anti-Federalism movement that opposed the creation of a stronger U.S. federal government.

  • timeflies4me

    Why are we trying to neuter humans? We have males and females and we are biologically different this is not discrimination – How hard is this to understand? We dont want to share bathrooms!!!

    • UCanBeVictorious

      Yes, it really is very simple. It seems that more and more people are educated beyond their intelligence.

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        It seems that a lot more are incapable of being educated at all.

  • Kristie Womack

    Read deeper into this…..no doubt in my mind Obama (can’t believe my spell check got that right), is doing this in hope of starting a civil war and giving him the Avenue to claim Marshall law to stay on office. Wake up America.
    Romans 12:2

    • Linda

      You are truly insane if you believe that his plan is to stay in office. Also, it’s Martial Law. Get a grip.

      • heaventaste

        His plan is to destroy this nation.

        • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

          He’s doing a terrible job, but congress is moving things right along.

      • Kristie Womack

        Thanks for the spell check. But yes, I do feel like if *Martial law WAS going to Happen, it would happen before the next election. It doesn’t matter either way, this country has no leaders in the federal government that are willing to change the direction the US is headed. Jesus will be coming soon and these things have been told to us in the Bible. Those who love Him and choose to live through him understand. With every breath we take, there is still hope and grace. God will prevail.

        • Linda

          Right. The Apostles though He was coming during their lifetime. The US is doing just fine; we’ve never been a Christian nation nor should we. It’s a private matter. I love Jesus, and I think you’re confused.

          • Kristie Womack

            There you have it. Actions speek louder than words. Don’t have to be negative every chance you get.

    • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

      Lol Marshall law.
      Don’t you think if that actually was his goal he would’ve done it already?
      I still can’t believe that having a black president has caused this much paranoia and lunacy.

      • Kristie Womack

        Everyone is entitled to their opinion. Mine has nothing to do with the color of his skin, it’s his actions that speak the loudest. The direction of the US is headed in the wrong direction, bottom line. It’s only a matter of time. Finding compassion is what I need to practice, sorry to have offended you.

  • Gemmo Boon

    I will remove trans-freaks from bathrooms when out in public with my wife and/or daughter. Anyone, including the freak, who attempts to stop me will receive a savage beat-down. No effing homos…no matter what the Homo-in-Chief attempts to unconstitutionally foist upon us.

  • Gemmo Boon

    Meat cleavers are to be stationed in all restrooms. Those falsely claiming to be women will be inspected and the meat cleaver used to remove any parts inconsistent with being female.

  • Linda

    You DO understand that this article is misleading, right? There is NO mandate. It’s a suggestion. Stop buying into the hate and fear mongering.

    • heaventaste

      You know “suggestions” of this nature quickly become known as harassment/bullying when it infringes on other peoples’ rights and safety. I don’t take anything put out by the Obama regime to be merely a suggestion but a threat.

      • Linda

        That you “don’t take anything put out by the Obama regime to be merely a suggestion but a threat” is your issue, not based on truth. Six months ago there were NO policies regarding transgender bathroom use, suddenly the AFA is funding litigation against it in 32 states.Talk about bullying.

        • Brian

          Actually Linda you are wrong. Six months ago there was legislation. Recall Charlotte? That was in place 6 months ago. That is what NC did away with. Other states have or had similar. A lot of this was done quietly at the behest of LGBT lobby groups and likely a lot of it under the noses of the people.

    • Brian

      No, this is far from a suggestion. True it does not carry the rule of law but with it comes the threat that is there should a school or state not comply and that is to lose federal funding.

      A suggestion would be something along the lines of “review your policies regarding gender identity and bathroom admittance.”

      • Linda

        Maybe if you look at other news sites that are not right wing you will get the whole picture. For example, I’ve read at least three addendums to original articles that state:

        “Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story characterized the letter sent to school by the Obama administration as an order; this has been changed to reflect that it is a letter of guidance.”

        • Brian

          I got the whole picture and did that simply by looking at what was sent out rather than what any news agency, right or left, puts out.

          The whole picture is this. They term it as guidance but put a very real threat in there, that takes it OUT of the guidance realm entirely and makes it a mandate. It’s a do this or you COULD.. translate WILL face this.

          Guidance is simply that, a guide on how something should be.

          • Linda

            I agree that it might come to that, just as it had to come to The Civil Rights Act, etc, etc. The problem is fearmongers who lead people to believe that their children are going to be assaulted in restrooms by those who are transgender. It’s a ridiculous argument. The LGBT community had nothing to do with this, as there were no issues with a transgender man using the men’s room, and vise versa.

            So much hate, here. Thank you for being civil, Brian.

          • Brian

            The problem is, this is not about bathrooms really. That was just lumped in there, more than likely, by people being thorough.

            The problem stemmed from LGBT advocacy groups pushing an agenda. I get that they want acceptance and protection but sometimes that creates problems of its own such as this and hb2 and I don’t know how many other occurrences.

            People are going to make all kinds of ridiculous arguments for whatever reason. The language in hb2 etc never said, let alone hinted that trans were the problem, let alone that they were assaulting people in bathrooms or anywhere else.

            My sole issue with any of this is and always has been the specific language of gender identity. There is nothing, absolutely nothing to differentiate an actual trans person from a straight person and so the bills that were in place that had language that state ” a person may use the restroom they identify with” .. are problematic. It literally makes it legal for a person, male or female to walk into a restroom and simply be and watch and are legal.. whether they are trans or not.

            It leads to problems.

            Yeah there is a lot of hate. I try to avoid the nastiness if I can unless I just need to retaliate in kind. You are welcome Linda.

    • Tex Taylor

      A suggest with the implied threat states will lose “federal funding” for public education.

      You’re an apologist for thuggery and lies.

    • terrymengle

      Stop ignoring the obvious and being an appeaser of tyrants and control freaks.

      • Linda

        You obviously don’t fully understand the definition of a tyrant. Stupid Americans are why we are becoming the laughingstock of the world. Educate yourself.

    • Kimberly Marie

      No it isn’t. It is a mandate and a condition of receiving federal funds. That is not a suggestion. That is federal bullying by the President.

      • Linda

        Maybe if you look at other news sites that are not right wing you will get the whole picture. For example, I’ve read at least three addendums to original articles that state:

        “Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story characterized the letter sent to school by the Obama administration as an order; this has been changed to reflect that it is a letter of guidance.”

        It is NOT a mandate, although I wish it were.

        • Kasha Stegemiller Howell

          I read that exact article that you quoted. Changing what it is called does not change the meaning behind it one bit. Kimberly Marie is correct. If a school does not enforce this so-called “guidance”, they will lose Title IX federal funding. That’s some “guidance” with a lot of smack. You can put lipstick on a pig……

          • Linda

            There are guidelines in place that don’t allow discrimination under Title IX. If the guidelines aren’t followed, a school may lose funding. May. Follow the guidelines. They aren’t sinister, like some people may have you believe.

          • Tony Tucker

            I thought Linda’s lipstick was a nice change.

        • Kimberly Marie

          While I resent your tone, you are correct that he cannot legally enforce it. That makes him a bully, oh yes, and a liar. It is not a suggestion, it is a threat and a bullying tactic, backed by the DOA. Do you really think that carries no weight? I hope you realize the implications of such a thing. Not even having to prove that person is in a gender change? That puts a misguided girl in the boys showers in high school. She may think she is a guy and not know how that decision could end up hurting her, but we do, and our President should have better common sense!

          • Linda

            Baloney. No girl is going to shower with boys. Do they even shower in HS anymore? He’s not a bully nor a liar. People like Michael Brown need to stop the fearmongering.

    • heaventaste

      Lord change Linda’s heart to yours. Remove her harsh anger and remove the veil from her eyes so she can see your face. Help the rest of us who love you to stand firm in a culture who doesn’t know you and whose hearts are full of confusion. Help your Bride to stand stIong. Increase our love for you and those who are lost. I ask this in your name Jesus and may your will be carried out on Earth
      Amen.

      • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

        Oh shut up.

      • Linda

        Thanks, but I’m a Christian and have been one for decades. I believe Jesus when he said that we should love one another. We are saved by Grace, not works. He loves us all. I hope you will someday see through your veil of hate toward others.

    • grambo1776

      Question: Should trans-females be allowed to participate on women’s sports teams? WNBA? Olympic swimming? etc

    • Janet Hughes Smith

      It is a threat or bribe, not a suggestion. Schools lose funding if they fail to comply. I am one who thinks that is a great idea to end federal funding of our schools!

      • Linda

        Ridiculous. Maybe you don’t value education, but most Americans do.

  • Guest

    So when you go to Walmart and you see the Girl Scouts selling cookies there the transgenders are going to be there also course the Girl Scouts are going to be selling cookies so watch what box you pick up because if you pick up a box from a trànsgender you might get a box with a sack full of nuts

  • Terry Newberry

    Is it really fair segregating ‘justice-involved individuals” too…?

    TIC

  • Lorraine Ricci Jensen

    Nasty boys have been taking pictures and recording girls in stages of undress for centuries, long before the term transgender became popular. I’d like some real proof that children are being traumatized and embarrassed by this law. It seems to me that it’s the parents, not the school kids that are making a big deal over this. Transgender people have been using bathrooms and locker rooms of their gender identity for ages, but no one even knew. Why is this an issue now?

    • dchap

      If transgenders have been using bathrooms and locker rooms of their gender identity for ages and no one has ever known, then why do we need a new law mandating gender neutral bathrooms? All a law like that does is give heterosexual predators a cover for why they are entering women’s bathrooms and locker room facilities. And don’t forget that many transgender M2F (like Bruce Jenner) are still attracted to women.

      To “self-identify” as a woman does not mean that you have to dress or even look like a woman, Hence, a man who fully looks like and acts like a man can enter a woman’s showering facilities and there’s nothing anyone can do about it unless an incident arises. It practically eliminates all preventative measures because how do you know if someone is truly transgender if it’s all based on personal perception? What’s the test to determine if someone is truly transgender? No one has been able to adequately answer that question.

      • There are at least 12 states that already have transgender rights and there’s no increase of abuse in those states.

        • grambo1776

          Irrelevant.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Why is it irrelevant? Judging by the comments here, there should be a number of abused and/or traumatized children with parents in a huge uproar already.

          • grambo1776

            The fact that it has not happened is irrelevant…Trannies feel they have a right use whatever bathroom they want…My daughter has right to a girls locker room free from male penises.

          • grambo1776

            If you believe it’s no big deal what bathroom one uses, then it’s no big deal to use the bathroom of your assigned biological gender.

        • grambo1776

          Should black children in a public school be forced to be taught by a white person wearing KKK garb, even though he was posed NO immediate threat.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            COMPLETELY irrelevant.

          • grambo1776

            So you are saying children do not have a right to feel safe in school. Teenage girls have no right to a penis-free bathroom or locker room. Girls have no right NO right to play sports girls only teams. According to your new standard a failed male NBA wannabe may throw on a wig and try out for the WNBA.

          • Margey DeHuff Sebastian

            Penis free?? This just keeps getting better and better.

        • grambo1776

          If it’s NO BIG DEAL where one uses the restroom then just use the one the matches your private parts

          • Janet Hughes Smith

            Shouldn’t be that hard to understand…

          • Errik Dummitt

            whats under my dress between my legs is nobodys business but my own

          • Tex Taylor

            Until you walk into a “public” restroom – which by definition makes it everyone’s business. Your thinking is as twisted as your personal choices. Pretty predictable being you’re clearly mentally ill.

        • Dr Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino

          NOT THAT YOU HAVE HEARD OF! REMEMBER…YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO BE TOO BUSY GOING INTO THE HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS PREACHING THE WORD OF GOD INSTEAD OF KEEPING UP WITH WHAT THE STATES ARE DOING. GO YE THEREFORE AND MIND THE BUSINESS OF GOD INSTEAD WHILE YOU CAN!

          • Why all caps? I am where God needs me. People need to know that we Christians that oppose bigotry exist.

          • brothergc

            and what god would that be ? The god of this world ? Certianly not of the Christian bible because he perverts the bible to his own needs throwing out what he does not agree with The Rev is nothing more then a wolf in sheeps clothing , He does not even believe that Jesus is the only way to heaven , I asked him that many times and He refused to answer , He did asnwer this question , is homosexuality a sin? , He said no . He is not even true to mainstream Christianity so He is a hypocrite using the REV title to decieve .
            But do not take MY word for it google this guy and find out for yourself

          • Tex Taylor

            Why all caps? I am where God needs me. People need to know that we Christians that oppose bigotry exist.

            LOL. Rich coming from a self-ordain holy wholly man and black racist. Was the bigot Jeremiah Wright your “spiritual mentor” too?

          • On the cyber highway God loves shine.

      • Suzanne Nowak Olsen

        dchap, it’s NOT a law! It’s a Presidential decree, just like the President decrees things like “National Pumpkin Day.” Unfortunately, the current POTUS (President of the United States) is a jack-ass and believes he is a benevolent dictator. All of these edicts/decrees of his are not enforceable laws. Neither is the “decree” from the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) that says homosexual marriage is legal, when no law was passed by Congress that said it is. The ONLY body of government that can make laws is the legislative body: CONGRESS by passing bills. POTUS can only say “yes” or “no” to those bills. If he says no, they do not become law. If he says yes, they become law. SCOTUS can only hear cases brought before them when someone believes a law unconstitutional. That is the ONLY time they have the opportunity to declare and ALREADY EXISTING law as constitutional or unconstitutional. Unfortunately, beginning sometime in the early 1970’s, SCOTUS began overstepping their bounds and started creating their own “laws” that had nothing to do with the enumerated powers of the federal government. Congress began doing so much earlier, around 1910. Those in the position of POTUS have been doing so on and off for decades, though our current usurper has dramatically ramped up that nonsense by passing more illegal executive orders than all his predecessors combined! Shame on Congress for not impeaching him back in 2009 when he first began his assault on our country!

    • grambo1776

      Should trans-women with male genitalia also be incarcerated in women’s prisons?

      • Errik Dummitt

        as a matter of fact trans women are incarcerated in male prisons. as the state local and federal goverment use the basis of genitals as weather an inmate is to be sent to male or female prisons. but as a MtF transgender i dont want to be noticed. i have yet to be asked to use male facilitys. as most ladies dont bother me i am seen 24/7 as female so its not a big deal.

      • Guest

        According to the state if they have male organs they’re going to a Men’s prison. And I know what happens to them in there they get the big ten inch right straight up the rear end by Train by Soul Train every day till they commit suicide and 75% of them do I was in prison I seen it

    • grambo1776

      Let you girls shower with boys…Dont force mine!

    • Janet Hughes Smith

      Lorraine, This isn’t a law. Laws are passed by Congress and signed by a president. When did that happen?

  • KimM

    “The great majority of kids who identify as transgender do not do so once they pass through puberty, so for most of them this is a temporary condition.” — Any links to legitimate sources to back this claim up? Nah, didn’t think so. Lots of conjecture here in this post with little substantive proof provided as evidence. Intolerance and fearmongering lives. All one hatemonger has to do is whip up an ignorant block of intolerant people with threats to their children. Meanwhile, any bets that this author and his tribe all supported the hypocritical sexual predator, Dennis Hastert, when he sought to impeach Bill Clinton for a blow job? Look where Denny is now, a sexual predator whose targets were the young men he had easy access to in mens rooms across the US — and no one batted a eye over that because sexual predators are not transgenders, and not one of the idiots on board with this post seems to know that.

    • grambo1776

      Any proof that transgenderism is normal, and NOT a mental disorder?

      • KimM

        Why should I provide you with proof when you didn’t bother to answer the question I posted? And for that matter, providing proof that intolerance and the inability to mind one’s own business is a mental disorder would be far more fun and fulfulling. Let’s call it the mental disorder of rightwing conservatism.

        • grambo1776

          Transgender-ism is indeed a mental disorder and should not be encouraged, legitimized or embraced as normal behavior.

          • KimM

            As are small-mindedness and bigotry mental disorders. You should find some help for that.

          • grambo1776

            Ha….the common cry of bigotry, racism, sexism whenever a lib is losing an argument.

          • KimM

            Bigotry is such an ugly Rightwing trait. Actually, all the ugliness currently casting a shadow on this country comes from you guys. How soulcrushing.

          • grambo1776

            Is Soulcrushing the name of your band?

          • grambo1776

            Right…we’re ugly because we know boys are boys and girls are girls while libs want to blur the lines of make believe and reality. All the idiocy in this country is coming from emotionally charged progressive snowflakes….have a nice day moonbeam…go easy on the bong.

          • Kimberly Marie

            There is bigotry on both sides, thank you. I like to sit my patoot directly in the middle and get a dose from either side. There are certainly right wing bigots and there are certainly left wing bigots. They are generally the ones who don’t see the hypocrisy of their own ‘side.’

          • Tex Taylor

            Really? Ask any Conservative speaker on a college campus about how freedom loving and free speech believing the Leftist fascists are – including the administration. Here’s a book you can read written by a self-proclaimed Leftwing who identifies what a confused and mendacious individual like you sounds like:

            The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speech Hardcover – by Kirsten Powers

          • Suzanne Nowak Olsen

            Actually, the intolerance come from the left-wing nut-jobs! Those on the right (those who are correct; hence the word “right-wing”) do not hate those on the left. We pity them because they are running from God and falling into the trap of evil. When men begin calling things that are clearly wrong (against nature/God) as being right, the end of mankind is near.

          • KimM

            Because judging others as the rightwing holier than thou do is such a Christ-like concept. You’re a bigot. Accept it. You’d throw Christ to the wolves if he stood before you today, that’s how far removed you are from his teachings. President Obama and liberal’s have the spiritual high road over the wrongwing

          • Gregory Peterson

            So said every racist back when I was young. Really…get a history lesson.

          • Guest

            Hillary said super predators. So she is a bigot

          • KimM

            Bigoted how? Bigoted towards super predators? Wow, that’s rough. you guys have to dig reaaaaally deep to find lame examples to try and support your hate.

          • Guest

            Have you ever noticed this but when people pull out the biggest card they’re usually the bigots just as the racist pull out the racist card

          • Gregory Peterson

            The minority stress suffered by transgendered people (as with other minority people) can make them more susceptible to mental disorders…but it’s not a mental disorder in itself. Gender dysphoria is a “condition.”

        • grambo1776

          Nice Punt….you cannot provide proof because none exists

          • KimM

            Let me remind you that YOU responded to my comment asking specifically for proof to support the author’s bullshit claim on the number of kids who identify transgender don’t do so past puberty. You in fact failed and punted, because you have no ground to stand your bigotry on. If you can’t address my question, move on. But don’t play your “punt” BS with me, I’ve got your intolerant, mean-spirited, small-minded number.

          • Suzanne Nowak Olsen

            See my responses to your rants, above. Those who point the finger calling other people “bigots,” have three more pointing back at them and are usually the ones who are the bigots.

      • Gregory Peterson

        Do you actually know what a mental disorder is, or do you just assume that you do?

    • grambo1776

      Is Bill Clinton a sexual predator?

    • Janet Hughes Smith

      Sexual predators come in both genders and cross-genders. A bigger issue is should a nation accept ‘rule by decree?’ So you agree with this decree. Perhaps you won’t agree with the next, or the one following that one. Dictatorship is dangerous be it considered benevolent at first, or not benevolent!

      • Gregory Peterson

        That wasn’t a “decree,” an official order having the force of law. The administration is enforcing existing law which was passed to protect people in protected classes from capricious and illegal discrimination. You can disagree on if transgendered people are a protected class under our anti-discrimination laws. However, when the law was passed, not much was known about transgendered people…we now that we know more, a good case can now be made that they are indeed a protected class under existing law.

    • Tex Taylor

      Of course. Hastert was a closet homosexual which only reinforces how deviant the LGBT crowd really is. A predator who belongs in prison. Like the heterosexual serial rapist Slick Willy Clinton – of course, the immoral Dimocratic Party only believes the rule of law applies to Republicans so Slick and his equally incompetent and twisted plutocrat wife are never held accountable for their crimes.

      • Gregory Peterson

        Pederasty is a paraphilia…a predatory perversion of authority, as near as I can tell. Rape isn’t about sexual orientations, but about controlling the victim with rape. Hastert was anti-Gay. Gay people prefer adult relationships…or at least as adult as heterosexual men do.

        Gender relationship orientations aren’t paraphilias. Sexual orientations are a given. Whatever your’s is, enjoy it lovingly and responsibly.

        • Tex Taylor

          Reads like the manual to NAMBLA…I ain’t buying your screed.

          Neither do I buy controlling the victim is the sole reason for rape.

          • Rape is about power. Look it up.

          • Tex Taylor

            Rape is also about forcible sex…something charlatan men with self-ordained titles partake in with weak women on many occasion. The same type that blather gibberish about discrimination and the like to pad their personal bank accounts from the weak minded.

          • How does your comment relate to me?

          • Tex Taylor

            The fact you carry the title of “Reverend” and find this “transgenderism fraud” masquerading as “discrimination,” designates you in my book an equal fraud without the ability to discern. The gibberish about cisgender blah blah blah makes you also read like a politically correct fool.

          • It is a fraud based on what? Surely not science? Surely not from the voices of transgender people? Surely not by experts in numerous fields? It is fraud because you say it is?

  • Clyde

    This is about turning this country upside down and taking away our Morales and standards that have made this country great ! This Muslim has done everything he can to get Americans divided and ruin this great country ! America has paid a big price for putting this man in the highest office in the world ! Now the people are waking up, lets hope it’s not too late to turn it back around !

    • Gregory Peterson

      If the President is a Mulsim, he’s a very bad one. His grandfather became a Muslim, but his father was not and neither does he. Not to mention that there is no religious test for the presidency.

      I love typos…good thing as I make so many of them. I’m pretty sure that the President isn’t taking away our people named Morales.

      And did you know that you were born a Muslim? Muslims believe that everyone is born a Muslim…in a state of obedience to God. That’s why you don’t “convert” to Islam, but “return” instead.

      Civil Rights and equality under the law for all, even minority people, are our rights as citizens, regardless of how you think that claiming them “divides and ruins” the country. Not to mention that I’ve heard all that before way back when I was young…only then, it was about “race mixing that would lead to the unnatural sin of miscegenation which would undoubtedly bring down God’s judgment upon the nation.

      We’re still here….and we elected a Black President. (Of course, Mexico did that in the 1820’s, so it’s not a new thing on the continent.)

      • Guest

        What’s this we sh**.you got a mouse in your pocket I didn’t vote for that toad

        • Gregory Peterson

          We, the people of the United States elected Mr. Obama to be our President. It doesn’t matter if you didn’t vote for him….he’s still the President or our country. Democracy isn’t about unanimity, but of the majority legitimating the power of our public servants.

          • Guest

            Exactly. So why do the rights of of a few transgenders IS about unanimity and violating the majority’s rights. And thank the good he is gone in less than a year

          • Gregory Peterson

            Transgender people are American citizens and residents of this country. They have all the same rights as everyone else…even us older ‘white’ cisgendered men.

            As I had explained, the Constitution is not about majority rule, but the majority’s Constitutional legitimization of our public servants. That’s far from being the same thing. Majority rule is majoritarian tyranny and we tried that with Jim Crow, the latter is representative democracy.

      • Guest

        What is this we crap. Do you have a mouse in your pocket

  • Jade Marsh

    All bathrooms should accommodate both genders. Gosh, It is only eliminating! Every animal does it! Take away the male urinals, put in stalls, and everyone just use the damn washroom and be done with it! Move on people! Bigger problems to face :/

    • grambo1776

      Perhaps we should incarcerate men and women in the same prisons too….what’s the big deal.

      • Guest

        Well I can tell you one thing I know what happens when transgenders go to prison they get the big ten inch train Soul Train every day I seen it I know. And no I was not part of that ungodly Act either way. Until 75% of them commit suicide

    • Dr Marcia Ann Mims Coppertino

      WE WANT TO MOVE ON BUT MUST USE THE BATHROOM FIRST!

    • Janet Hughes Smith

      There is much more going on here than just which restroom to use. Rule by decree our youth that we should accept this type of rule, whatever the ‘benevolent dictator’ chooses to decree. We are a Constitutional Republic, not a dictatorship!

    • Clayton Jones

      You miss the point, Jade Marsh; first of all we’re not animals; we are men and women created in the image of God. Secondly, the overwhelming majority of women are not comfortable with men in the same bathroom because it invades their privacy and modesty, and it definitely compromises their safety by giving sexual predators unprecedented access that they will take advantage of, guaranteed. Thirdly, this is more than just about accommodating a very few people who consider themselves transgender; this is all part of a much larger LGBT agenda to not only accept their sexual perversion, but to mainstream it on the same level as heterosexuality as normal, and even good. Tolerance is accepting their viewpoint, and any opposing opinion or beliefs based on biblical standards are
      hate speech and bigotry.

    • Guest

      Exactly we have a whole lot bigger problems don’t you think that the Commander in Chief of the United States of America should do so I think he’s got bigger problems to worry about than telling us where to go to the bathroom

      • Guest

        Our commander-in-chief is a f****** idiot

    • grambo1776

      Its not just about bathrooms. It’s about, locker rooms, public pools showers, girls and boys sports teams etc etc etc.

  • sickofOmom

    I live in AZ our governor is giving odumbo the middle finger otherwise we’d be doing homeschooling

    • Suzanne Nowak Olsen

      Same here in Florida.

      • Guest

        Sam and Texas same in Oklahoma I hope the whole world gives him the finger not just a stage

  • Janet Hughes Smith

    My prayer is that this “decree” by Obama will be a wake-up call and that all 50 states will choose to END FEDERAL FUNDING of education and return control of our schools to those closest to our children! Let your Representatives and Governor know that you stand behind him and would like to see your state refuse federal dollars regardless of what Obama does with HIS DECREE! Remember: Proverbs 22:7 The rich rule over the poor and the borrower is servant (slave) to the lender.

  • Paul

    Gay and transgendered people have been going into women’s toilets since the beginning of recorded history, but they were called eunuchs then.

    • Kimberly Marie

      Castrated! Seriously. Castrate them all and let them in. Gay and transgendered people are not neutered and I would venture to guess they wouldn’t be particularly happy to be compared to a eunuch!

  • Just a warning to those who do not agree with religious based bigotry and interact on Dr. Michael Brown’s articles and his webpage, it will go far beyond disagreement and beyond the internet. Some of these people are really scary and believe what they are doing is right. They will not think twice about taking this off of the discussion boards and into the emails and on the voice mails of some of the people that you are affiliated with. I have already started warning the people that I am connected with. Behaviors like this come with the territory. So does messages like the one below which you can find on the Ask Dr. Brown site on the Why Jonathan Merritt is Wrong on Conservative Christians and the Transgender Debate article.

    “brothergc said: May 17, 2016 at 8:04 am
    “mabe what needs to happen ( I hope not ) is that one of Rev Geralds children gets voilated by a ——– preditor who used transgender as a excuse to gain access to them in a restroom. bet he would be singing a different tune then

    • brothergc

      what is scary is people who have no common scence which You seen to be deviod of

      I want to stress I wish no ones childern gets harmed But Rev Gerald Is supporting the very thing that that will open up the floodgates to the preditors that will use this as a excuse to gain access to retrooms/showers to harm children , and women too . He is a pawn in The LBGT agenda and just too blind to see it He thinks love means acceptance of a sin lifestyle when the message of Christ was to set the people free from sin thru Jesus Christ

      • What is your end game here?

        • brothergc

          done here lets agree to disagree . I will not reply to any of your posts on the stream but I do reserve the right to reply to people who reply to you . also this will not appy at Dr Browns website their your said that you would no longer post their

      • Gregory Peterson

        One thing that I’ve learned in my now old enough for social security life is that “common sense” usually consists of common misconceptions and common bigotries. Try for wisdom and good will instead.

    • A new comment was posted on The Stream by brothergc

      “what is scary is people who have no common scence which You seen to be deviod of I want to stress I wish no ones childern gets harmed But Rev Gerald Is supporting the very thing that that will open up the floodgates to the preditors that will use this as a excuse to gain access to retrooms/showers to harm children , and women too . He is a pawn in The LBGT agenda and just too blind to see it He thinks love means acceptance of a sin lifestyle when the message of Christ was to set the people free from sin thru Jesus Christ
      1:01 p.m., Tuesday May 17”

      • brothergc

        hey thank you for saving that coment so when are you going to answer my questions instead of evading them or flagging them for moderation . You cant can you ? after all would not want the public to find out

        • I stated before that you could find the answers by googling me and you said you have. I will publicly answer your questions if you agree to no longer post to me again and you promise to stop harassing people I know. Have a deal?

          • brothergc

            am not harassing anyone , I am just letting them know the truth , if the truth hurts then sorry and as far “harassing the people I know” Is one email asking the same question I asked you is considered harassment ?
            I was polite and just asked questions , I did not acuse or condem so how is that harassment ?
            And of witch She would not even repondhere is that email exacty as I sent it and I quote”

            Got a few questions on where you stand as a church

            Do You believe thaat the bible is the inspired word of God ?
            Is homosexuality a sin in the sight Of God ?
            Is Jesus the only way to heaven ?
            Can You disagree with the LBGT lifestyle and still love them .
            Thank You and have a blessed day

          • So ask your questions so that we can be done.

          • brothergc

            1) Do You believe that the Christian Bible is the inspired Word of God ?
            2) do you believe that Jesus is the only way to heaven ?
            3) Is homosexuality a sin acording to The Christian Bible just like stealing is just like lying is .
            4) Do You believe gog makes mistakes and puts males in females bodys and vice versa ?
            5) is it posssible to love a LBGT and still disagree with their lyfestyle ?

          • I believe that The Bible was written by men who felt inspired by God. The Bible is our source on Spiritual matters.

            I believe that there is one God but many paths. As a Christian my only way to God is following Jesus.

            I believe that the scriptures used to condemn the LGBTQI
            have been used out of their proper context. I don’t believe that being non heterosexual is a sin.

            I believe for whatever reason people are transgender. I don’t care about cause I only care that we not use the Bible as a tool of oppression.

            Love is an action. Many say they love the LGBTQI community but they ignore science, they ignore experts, and the voices of the LGBTQI people that they say they love. If you promote misinformation about them then that is not love.

            Disagree but don’t use religion to take their rights away.

            Those are my answers and they can be found by Googling me. I am unknown but I have a cyber trail. Now please stop hounding me and those I know.

          • Jim Walker

            REV Palmer,
            You say and I quote :
            “I believe that The Bible was written by men who FELT inspired by God. The Bible is our source on Spiritual matters.”

            How can it be your source of Spiritual matters when you don’t believe that the Bible is God’s Word?
            Because if its not God’s Word, it ain’t Spiritual.

            Since you mentioned also
            “I believe that there is one God but MANY paths”,

            If your church members says they believe one of the paths to God is to follow Zeus, Thor or Baal.
            Will you also preach and confirm those are also some of the paths to God ?
            Because John 14:6 says Jesus is the WAY, the TRUTH and the LIFE.

          • I know what I said I typed it.

          • Guest

            Well I don’t know what kind of revering you are but apparently you don’t read your Bible very often remember the Ten Commandments Thou shalt not have any Gods before me that is plural so therefore he is telling you there is more than just one God. Now if you believe the Muslims God and our God are the same God I find that hard to believe when Allah has ordered the death to all infidels

          • Guest

            By the way God is not referring to statues or Idols or stuff like that he states that you need to read your own Bible a little more often. No I’m not going to say this but I probably have read your Bible more than you I spent 15 years in prison. Trust me I have read it numerous times didn’t have much else to do, Except watch the transgenders get the 10-inch soul train everyday. And then watch over 75% of the transgenders commit suicide

          • Guest

            Just a little tidbit of information mr. Walker apparently the Reverend doesn’t know what he is talking about if he will read his own Bible it says Thou shalt not have any Gods before me. Gods is plural. And he is not referring to golden statues are Idols because god states that

          • Why is this so important to you?

          • brothergc

            becuse People have a right to the truth , then They can make a informed decision , wright wrong , good or bad if they I do not have all the information then how can they do so ?

            Also when any man on any topic refuses to answer then their answer is open to interpretation. I have seen you do this many times and not just with me . I am sure that all do not agree with me , I expect that , but I am not afraid to take my stand and say what I do believe , and if my belief is based on scripture , then who’s belief is it orignaly ? I will always stand for the integrity of the witten word for All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness

          • I told you constantly that the answers are there just Google but dang

      • margey

        They ALREADY have access. They don’t need to seek out bathroom!s to prey on children and women. Honestly, I give up. You’re all too ridiculous.

        • Yeah I was reposting a comment where the poster wished my children harmed. Not my thoughts at all.

          • margey

            That wasn’t directed at you. Just responding to the reposted comment.

    • brothergc

      same old story “Your a “bigot and a hater ” are you not gitting tired of the same old tune ? You just parrot what the LBGT aganda does

  • Arik Zaklatas

    This is the time to stand up and be counted. As a woman to have the courage of Ester. As a man to be like Daniel. Come Hell or high water, Obamination will be defied, resisted and flat out to take a flying leap. His evil machinations have gone on far to long. Normal Americans must tell the illegitimate and wicket Ahab like, Muslims sympathizer in chief, LBGTQ cheerleader to shut his trap and get ready to face some serious judgement. God must fight against his wicked and diabolical schemes and we much regain our country from the satanic forces that have been snaking their way though every facet of our lives.

    • brothergc

      could not argee more

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  • brothergc

    I found this interesting and just goes to prove a point once we open the floodgates of the bathroon/shower issue non LBGT will take advantage of it
    I just came across this story that is only 3 days old!!! Check this out: ***
    Man Exploits ‘Tolerance,’ CHOKES 8-Yr-Old Girl in Public Bathroom Until She’s Unconsciousness *** Posted 9:28 PM, May 13, 2016, by Tribune Media Wire CHICAGO —
    A man faces multiple charges after he allegedly choked an 8-year-old girl until she lost consciousness in the restroom of a Chicago restaurant last weekend.
    The incident happened around 1:15 p.m. Saturday at Jason’s Deli along the 1200 block of South Canal Street in the South Loop neighborhood. According to police, the girl was inside the restaurant with her mother, but the two got separated and the girl went into the restroom. 33-year-old Reese Hartstirn entered the restroom and grabbed her, choking the girl until she passed out, police said. According to a release from the Chicago Police Department, Hartstirn picked up the girl’s limp body and carried her into a stall, then closed the door.

    Police say when the girl’s mother came into the stall to rescue her daughter, Hartstirn shoved the woman. Other people in the deli who found out what happened held Hartstirn until police officers could respond. Officers took him to the First District police station, where he became aggressive and started swinging his fists at an officer, according to authorities. The girl was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital for treatment, but officials have not updated her condition. The release said that Hartstirn was charged with a felony count of aggravated kidnapping and a felony count of aggravated battery to a child under 13. He was also cited with a misdemeanor count of aggravated assault to a peace officer and a misdemeanor count of battery. A Cook County judge Monday ordered Hartstirn held without bail. He is scheduled to appear in court May 16
    . – The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report. –
    time to stop the madness and protect our women and children

    • Gregory Peterson

      Reminds me of the stories back when I was young that were claimed to “prove” the evils of integration. They did not.

      This awful assault had nothing to do with tolerance for transgender people using restrooms.

      • brothergc

        it is not about :tolerance for transgender people using restrooms” it is about letting people who claim trangender in order to get into restrooms . And how , pray tell are You or anyone else going to tell the difference between someone who suffers this transgender disorder and someone just using this as a excuse ?

        • margey

          Who’s going to ask them? Are we going to have bathroom police now?

        • Guest

          You are so correct this is about Obama talking about ruining our kids it’s called child pronography they’re going to be taking pictures of each other

    • margey

      What does this have to do with transgender people?? You’re disproving your own objections! Anyone can walk into any bathroom anywhere at any time and pull something like this! Do you not see the flaw in your “logic”?

      • Guest

        And oh by the way remember you are on the screen so they do not allow links. Again we are talking about the Obama Administration promoting c child ponography. You want your link go to the local law enforcement talk to them about that. And let’s see who gets locked up. Sickos

        • margey

          You’re too funny.

  • Gregory Peterson

    Your analogy is wrong. I would like not to be balding, but I can live a happy life with the condition. it’s just too much maintenance to do something about it and I can’t find the motivation to bother.

    But, what if I just couldn’t just ignore it and get on with my life. What if I would gladly take known risks just to see in the mirror how I know with out a doubt to be? What if that would lesson my heavy burden of dangerous minority stress?

  • Pat Benedict

    I have not heard this discussed yet:

    A boy who would go into the girls’ locker room with a hidden video camera.

    • Guest

      There have been several cases of little boys dressed up as little girls using their video on their cell phone. Little boys will be little boys and and all of us little boys were curious at one time or another

      • Pat Benedict

        It is very wrong for one to take video of a person for pornographic reasons while that person is undressing in the locker room. Part of my point was: What is going to prevent a 17-year-old from:1) saying he “identifies” as a girl; 2) going into a girls’ locker room; 3) taking video; 4) showing the video to his male classmates and/or posting it online?

        • margey

          Anyone with half a brain? You think a boy can just announce that he says he identifies as a girl and he can just waltz right in?

          • Pat Benedict

            No boy should ever be allowed in a girls’ locker room/bathroom.

        • Where you doing things like that when you were a boy Pat? It will take more than a boy saying he identifies as a girl. Have you read the recommendations and best practices from the Department of Higher Education? They will give you some knowledge on this issue.

          • Pat Benedict

            Why would you ask me if I was doing such things as a boy? Your question makes no sense.

            I have sufficient knowledge about this matter already: Boys and men do not need to be in a locker room/restroom with girls.

          • You have misinformation.

          • Pat Benedict

            A boy is a boy, not a girl. And, for more than one reason, a boy does not need to be in a locker room/restroom with one or more girls.

            Why would ask me on a public forum if I was “…doing things like that when (I) was a boy…” I want to be clear about what I was saying: In my opinion, objectively speaking, that makes no sense to ask such a question. If you think it does make sense, please give your reasoning. If not, are you going to retract it?

      • margey

        Link?

        • Guest

          Go do your own damn research watch the law you want and how many kids have been arrested for that s*** already. I believe it is called sexting. Just for one you want to link okay I’ll give you a link it’s called your local law enforcement agency it’s called public records go do your own damn research

          • margey

            They were doing it before this was an issue. For heaven’s sake, it’s got nothing to do with transgender kids using bathrooms. I really don’t think anyone here is capable of logic.
            By the way, I don’t think you actually know what sexting is.

          • Guest

            Okay I’ll tell you what sexting is. It’s when little kids take pictures of each other and and share them. And even teenagers are doing it now. Well I hate to tell you this okay there is something sick about child pronography whether it be adults or children. And if you’re okay with this kind of behavior maybe you need to go spend some time in jail. There is nothing logical about a man using women’s rooms. But if you want to condone this sicko type Behavior then that’s up to you. And I hope the law comes down on you and arrest your butt for child pronography we’re talking about children going to the same bathroom together I got a problem with what adults do. All you’re doing is creating more problems for our children they got enough problems without you sickos

          • margey

            Lolol. No kidding, that’s what sexting is? And kids are doing that NOW?! Then what the heck do they need to hang around bathrooms for? Enlighten me.

          • Guest

            Sexting is straight-up child pronography. And Obama is forcing child pronography on our kids. Again I don’t have a problem with change genders when it comes to adults but leave the kids out of it

          • Pat Benedict

            “Transgender” is a phony word. There are no “transgender” people in this world. A boy who says he is a girl is not a girl. He is a boy.

            Likewise, a boy who says he is a 40-year-old man is not. A person may call this boy a “transager” but “transager” is also a phony word.

            A boy may say he is a cat. But, he is not. Boys are not cats. Boys are not girls. Boys are not 40-year-old men. Boys are boys.

          • Not according to science, not according to experts in numerous fields, and not according to the transgender people.

          • Pat Benedict

            What are you talking about when you refer to science?

            It is self-evident that a boy is a boy, not a girl. It does not matter if he “identifies” as a girl and/or has his body mutilated. There are people who say they are various animals(a woman says she is a wolf, etc.). This, like a boy saying he is a girl, is a grotesque fiction. I would be a liar to tell a boy that he is a girl, or to tell a woman she is a wolf, or to tell a 50-year-old man he is a newborn baby, etc.

          • We are getting nowhere.

        • Guest

          You want to link about child pronography your a sicko go to your local law enforcement and tell them that. We’re talking about little boys and little girls having to use the same restroom. We are not talking about adult transgenders. You people are sick

        • Guest

          Do your own damn research you’re not supposed to put a link on this site will block you

    • Guest

      I agree with you 100%. There is no reason for a male boy or man wanting to go into the female’s restroom. Boys will be boys they are curious and they are going to tell the principal or the teacher that they are transgender just so they can get in there take pictures use their video on there cell phone. This is going to happen boys are going to do it just for giggles and laughs and kicks. I think this is very sick very twisted and there is something wrong with that idiot that we have as a president. And I can’t wait till a whole bunch of boys goes in the bathroom with Obama’s little girls see how they like that. This is a travesty and it is Attack on Humanity itself. All you got to do is vote for Hillary because she has promised on national wide television that she is going to continue the Obama Administration

      • margey

        You really think kids can just tell the principal they’re transgender and they’ll have free access to bathrooms? I haven’t met any principals who are that dumb, but maybe you have?

    • Guest

      And the bad thing is is these boys are going to have all summer long to think and think and think on how they’re going to turn this and twist it into their favor so they can get in there with the girls. It’s going to happen

      • Pat Benedict

        I will not be surprised if, in the future, private schools, etc. will be pressured to open up the girls’ restrooms to boys, etc.

    • Guest

      This is what we’re talking about right here children having to share the same bathroom you’re promoting child pronography you sicko. We’re not talking about adult transgenders

    • margey

      What’s stopping him now? Nothing!

      • Pat Benedict

        What is stopping a boy from videotaping, for example, an 8-year-old girl? Is this what you are asking?

    • Guest

      Okay you have not heard this discussion so I am going to Enlighten you. Have you ever heard about sexting. So you just contradicted yourself. Now the discussion was about children using the same bathroom. This is called child pronography sexting. Don’t deny it everybody knows what it is

      • Pat Benedict

        You misunderstood what I wrote. I was trying to say that another problem with allowing boys into the girls’ locker rooms/bathrooms would be that the boys could videotape the girls.

        In case you don’t know: I am totally opposed to allowing boys into the girls locker rooms/bathrooms.

        • Guest

          Trust me you and I are on the same page. You’re against it I’m against it and everybody that is for it is for child pronography we are talking about children going to the bathroom the same bathroom together they have cell phones they’re going to do it. The Obama Administration is promoting child pronography. I am so thankful that you see it the right way please help us and help the children and you and I together and lots of other people could have put an end to this travesty

  • Guest

    Last and final comment on the most gross defected ignorant thing that Obama has ever done. Spread the word credit card tell every parent remove your kids from school for the first two weeks at the beginning of next year nobody let their kids go to school I promise you we will get some attention on that. Spread the word spread the word spread the word spread the word keep your kids out of school for the first two weeks at the beginning of next year this travesty has to stop

  • disqus_TzEkxrJeq5

    unrestricted access invites abuse

    • margey

      We have unrestricted access now. You think we need bathroom proctors to check kid’s genitalia before they enter the bathroom?

    • Guest

      Here we go with child pronography. I know you have heard of sexting all the kids are doing it now

  • Because of this anti-trans hysteria cisgender women who don’t fit the role are now targeted and harassed. They are being accused of being men as they visit the ladies room.

    • Guest

      Well I wished Obama would have thought about that when his little girls were 5 and 7 that way he could put men in the bathroom with them

      • margey

        Didn’t you just say we’re not talking about adult transgenders? Make sense, don’t rave and rant.

    • Guest

      And this also makes me wonder if Obama’s little girls are not little girls but little boys that think they’re little girls

      • margey

        Oh you are most definitely off your nut.

    • Guest

      Or maybe you will love this one transgenders are doing nothing but living a damned lie

    • Guest

      This all leads to child pronography you sicko we’re talking about kids here having to share bathrooms we’re not talking about adult transgenders

    • Guest

      Pass the word the Obama Administration is promoting child pronography you know the kids are going to be taking pictures of each other in the bathrooms

      • It doesn’t work like that.

        • Guest

          Oh yes it does you put a bunch of kids in the same bathroom together male and female there they have cell phones they’re going to be taking pictures of each other this is child pronography you are promoting child pronography

          • I hate see what is on your hard drive. Geez

          • Guest

            You’re the so-called Reverend. I’ll bet you’re using your sick social worker skills to get at these kids. Instead of trying to help these kids you’re promoting their transgender lie because that’s what it is it’s a lie. You’re teaching these kids that it’s okay to be a transgender lie. What are you trying to hide on your hard drive now that you’re pointing fingers I’ll bet you’re the one that has something to hide. Hey everybody out there it looks like the good Reverend got something to hide on his hard drive. There’s an old saying Reverend kind of like when somebody farts in the elevator first dog who barks is the one that did it. All I’m asking is to leave the kids alone leave the kids alone leave the kids alone. And anybody can look on my hard drive anytime they want you’re going to see nothing but a bunch of pictures of me and my loving wife and our children. Amen to that one

          • So you are saying you are transparent while in hiding?

          • Guest

            You say you know your Bible. The Bible says children are God’s people don’t mess with them. Don’t play with their heads don’t do this to those kids. You are a sick man to even try to twist this around to fit your needs again Reverend this is about transgender bathrooms in school we’re talking about kids. Not your damn transgender fantasies

    • Guest

      You are promoting child pronography this is about children using the same restroom not grown adults

      • It would behoove you to learn the facts about this issue.

        • Guest

          You promoting something that is not about this issue Reverend. Fact remains kids are going to be kids you put them in the restrooms together they’re going to be taking pictures of each other forever and you are stupid not to think that children are not going to be taking pictures of each other you are promoting child pronography

          • You really need to stick with the facts. Go to the department of higher education’s website and research thus issue.

          • Guest

            I am sticking to the facts little boys and little girls in the restroom together they’re going to take pictures of each other you pedofile

        • Guest

          I’ve looked you up you’re not even a reverend. You ain’t nothing but a damn social worker

        • Guest

          Again this discussion is about kids you’re changing it around to adult transgender. Again this is about the kids so I’m beginning to think you are a pedophile

    • Bobbi Jo Johnson

      I am one of these women you are supposedly standing up for in this crude statement, and I reject the term Cis woman. I am Woman plain and simple, God made me this way, and I am proud of it!!!!

      Long before this bathroom fight ever started I was using a restroom in St. Paul, MN. The woman in the stall next to me rushed out of the bathroom without even washing her hands. While I was washing mine there was a knock on the door, a male voice claimed to be maintenance. I told him he could enter since I was the only one in there, and I was not indecent. As the door opened he realized I was indeed a woman, and immediately apologized. Then he explained that the woman in the stall next to me had seen my large men’s shoes (size 11 men, hiking boots) and had thought a man was in the stall next to her, since they had already had problems with a Trans causing problems in the restrooms they were quick to respond. The building manager kept apologizing, and I repeatedly assured him I took no offense, and even understood. I did get a free drink out of it, but no harm.

      Another time I went into a restroom where a Muslim woman was caring for herself, with her veil down, at first sight she panicked and threw her veil up. Once I informed her I was indeed a woman she relaxed.

      And on a 3rd incident a woman told me I had entered the wrong bathroom, I simply laughed and told her I was born woman, even bouncing my boobs to show her. She laughed at herself and apologized.

      The only time I have ever received a negative response to a person misinterpreting my gender was when a couple of young ladies found me to be an attractive male, and were disgusted with themselves for their attraction to me when they found out otherwise. And that took place on a public bus.

      The vast majority of the public is decent about stating their objections, and apologetic when wrong. So your attempt at trying to raise an objection on behalf of God Made women who don’t fit the normal women profile is not only mute but rejected!!!

      • Cisgender is not a mean term. It means a person whose sexual identity corresponds to their gender identity. There is documented proof that women that don’t fit the profile are being targeted more.

        • Bobbi Jo Johnson

          It is an LGBT term, to make it sound as if I need to be labeled as they are by being different. I reject their term as I don’t need it. God gave me the title of Woman, and any additional term is redundant at best.

          1 case has been shown of this happening, and quite frankly if men weren’t pushing so hard to be allowed into women’s rest rooms that would not have happened, as I have shown through 3 personal experiences that all took place before the bathroom fight ever happened.

  • ArizonaJayDotch

    Interesting interaction here…I have a question to those who find Dr. Brown’s position wrong: Is there such thing as truth? In the ULTIMATE sense, are there objective (not subjective) truths in your reasoning? The reason i’m asking this is to find out what standard you use to define reality. What is the bedrock guiding morality and ethics?

  • Anna K. Rivera

    I don’t mind to share a restroom with a man that feels is a woman, but what about the people that would feel unconfortable with this ? I think the respect must be shown to ALL. It is not right, to get what I want I don’t take in consideration others. There’s a line it is not wise to cross. It will start in schools and then to the whole country.

    • Guest

      I don’t mind sharing a bathroom with whatever it is male or female. I don’t have a problem with that. The problem I have is every time something like this gets crammed down my throat but that’s okay. Here’s the real problem when I go to cram something down their throat and they don’t like it I get called a bigot I get called a racist a moron a pile of crap that’s what I have a problem with. I just hate to see it when they keep it up and keep it up and keep it up and the 99% majority start slashing back I will feel sorry for them then I just hate to see it when they keep it up and keep it up and keep it up and the 99 percent majority starts cramming it back I will fill sorry for them then but the truth is it they will have it coming. One of these days it’s going to get pushed too far

  • Bobbi Jo Johnson

    The best solution is for mass removal of students, no students, no federal money. The problem is between the high number of single parent homes, dual income homes that usually have one parent working during the school hours an order to barely survive, and many other social problems that society has already grabbed onto as normal, most homes are not capable of doing Home School for their children. Then add in the rules and regulations certain states have for being allowed to do so and you have a nightmare on your hands. Of course there is the option of computer schools for those who don’t want to be personally responsible for their child’s education, while still removing them from these kinds of detrimental situations, but they have an enrollment limit for each sate, and many are already at their capacity- and the remainder would fill up practically overnight in the case of mass removal. This leaves the option of Christian parents of forming a teaching co-op, where they each take a subject they are good at and a time slot that works for them, and work together to educate their children. This plan of course works best if you all live near each other, and there would still be all kinds of rules to follow in certain sates about what education materials would need to be used, and possible testing. BASICALLY THE SYSTEM HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO MAKE IT AS IMPROBABLE AS POSSIBLE FOR THE KIND OF MASS REMOVAL OF CHILDREN THAT WOULD NEED TO HAPPEN TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!! Let’s not forget that they can arrest a parent for their child’s absentees in many states, so a straight up boycott would result in many parental arrests, removal of children, and they would be not only back in the schools you don’t want hem in, but also being raised by strangers.

    • Sounds like the same thing that happen when The Supreme Court made the decision that seperate but equal in public schools were not constitutional. White families, White Christian families in the South had the same plans as yours up top ^^^. There was a gradual removal of White Christian children over time. In 1954, some Christians tried to open their own Christian white only schools but the IRS jumped in and argued if they did then these churches would lose their tax excempt status.

      I know races and gender identity. I am actually talking about the conservative Christian response. The same irrational fear, the same standing on “religion”. It is the exact same reaction.

      • Bobbi Jo Johnson

        Nowhere in the Bible does it say to be separate from other colored individuals, so any person who called themselves a Christian, and used that as a basis for discriminating against other races didn’t understand the Bible and its message.

        The Bible does however say to Run from sexual sin, it also says not to purposely cause another to lust after you. It warns of a time when women and men will forget the nature of a woman, and the world will proudly announce its sin rather than hiding the shame of it.

        Tell me this, when the man down the street has the “right” to have a relationship with your child or other minor relative, your dog, or Rape your sister because of his “Sexual Orientation” will you be as accepting, or will the word of God that you claim with the title attached to you name finally mean something?

        • Men like Bob Jones and Jerry Falwell supported discrimination and segregation by using scripture. Both men opened Christian colleges.

          Your last point went off the tracks.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            No it didn’t. If they used scripture to support discriminating against another child of God, because of their color then they were twisting the scripture. You are obviously trying to twist the Love of God into acceptance of sin. God rebukes sin, and calls for repentance/ turning away from the sin. There was nothing off track about my statement. If you think the welcoming of sin will stop here then you do not know your Bible very well despite the title attached to your name.

          • I guess you forgot the wait until your loved ones are violated part.

            The ones that are twisting the Bible are the ones using it to condemn the LGBTQI community just like the Bob Jones crew.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            I did not say wait until your loved ones are violated, I asked: When they are- will you finally stand up for what is in the Bible, or will you continue to sit on the fence, claiming to be a man of God while truly supporting the view of the world?

          • Guest

            Please don’t forget he’s sitting up there on that fence supporting the views of Satan

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            I haven’t forgotten. God sent me to rebuke the words he is typing with the true word of God. God’s Love is about forgiveness of sin when one is repentant, not the acceptance of continued sin. He destroyed entire families, and towns, for this kind of acceptance. After the world reaches its height of sin it too will be destroyed.

            Those who claim to serve God, but lead the people with the words and ideals of Satan will be punished for their crimes against God, and for twisting his words for the Devil’s purpose. They will be punished for every person’s path that they place a stumbling rock onto, unless they turn from their ways, repent, and spread the True Word od GOD with as much or more energy than they spread the twisted version.

          • Gregory Peterson

            Well…Love is love. Love is not an exclusive monopoly of conservative Evangelicals.

            Love does not create dangerous minority stress. Love is not a weapon to use to keep “those people” in line by labeling their lives, their integrity and their loving relationships as “sin.” When you label the love of law abiding minority adults as always being a “sin,” you’re not being loving. You’re demanding that “those people” be invisible and silent, and thereby complicit in their own oppression.

            Not to mention that disparaging the loving relationships of minority people as just being about sinful lusts has been done before in American history, and not all that long ago.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            Jesus called out the sinful actions of those he encountered, and when they repented forgave them, and told them to go and sin no more.

            You are confusing open acceptance with Love.

            Ezekial 33:8-9= when I say to the wicked, “You wicked person, you will surely die!” and you do not speak out to dissuade them from their ways, that wicked person will die for their sin, and I will hold you accountable for their blood. But if you do warn the wicked person to turn from their ways and they do not do so, they will die for their sin, though you yourself will be saved.

            So should I anger you by obeying my Lord, or should I take your blood on my soul? I will obey my Lord and call Sin Sin!!!

          • Gregory Peterson

            I have heard that before, only about the “unnatural sin of miscegenation.” Why should I believe someone who reminds me of that?

            Loving relationships by consenting adults should be encouraged, not condemned as a “sin. ”

            As I remember Paul more or less writing, the letter of the law brings death, the spirit of the law brings liberation. Be liberated.

            Oh, here it is. 2 Corinthians 3:6 (YLT)

            who also made us sufficient to be ministrants of a new covenant, not of letter, but of spirit; for the letter doth kill, and the spirit doth make alive.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            Wow you can twist anything. the full verse reads: He (God) has enabled us to be ministers of his new covenant. This is a covenant not of written laws, but of the spirit. The old written covenant ends in death, but the new covenant, the Spirit gives life.

            An order to be under the new covenant you have to first accept Christ as your personal savior, and strive to live as close to the Godly way Christ did as humanly possible. Repenting when you do sin, and spreading the word of God. As I stated above if I do not call out your sin and give you the chance to repent then I take your blood on my soul, but since i have whether you do or not reflects purely on your soul.

          • Gregory Peterson

            Right…creating dangerous minority stress and justifying it by scavenging scripture for “proof texts” which just so happen to privilege yourself at the expense of others, is striving to live as closely to the Godly way Christ did.

            I think not. I call it greed, conceit and hypocrisy.

          • When they are? That sounds better to you?

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            It is the inevitable outcome of the progressive acceptance of sin, and you STILL have not answered the question. Is there a point when you will stand up for the True word of God, and not the world drowned version you are claiming today????

          • How do you know that you are standing up for the True Word of God?

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            Because, I have read my Bible, not the Queen James version the LGBT community has twisted to try and make their lifestyle ok, and it not only states that these actions are detestable, and an abomination in the sight of the Lord, but also warns of the time we are in. When men like you will try to claim Good is Evil, and evil is Good.It says Woe unto you who do this.

            God is calling for your repentance, it is up to you to accept that you have been called on your sin and repent as David did when he stole another man’s wife and had him killed, or to refuse and continue in your ways as many other kings did after him, and face the Judgement of the Lord for your actions.

          • You have read it? So have I and there is nothing that supports your views on the LGBT community. So the repenting is yours. It is also time to learn the truth sexual orientation and gender identity.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            I know the truth, and you are blind to the message of God if you can read if a man sleeps with a man as he does with a woman they shall be killed their blood is upon them , and not see God’s disgust in the act. Also if you can read the warnings of a time coming when both men and women will forget the natural role of a woman, and not see this very thing that is happening and bound to get only worse. You read scripture to twist it to the Devil’s purpose and not to get the message God had intended or you could see this for yourself. I have done nothing in regards to this discussion that calls for repentance. I have called out your promotion of sin for what it is, and given God’s message to repent. There is nothing more I can do, specially if your heart is already hardened to the truth, but on judgement day when you are standing before God and he reminds you of your sin if you say that you were never told: God will know you are lying and tell you he sent his servant to warn and you chose not to listen.

          • It never fails that those in your position stand on broken soap boxes.

            I would like to take this piece by piece.

            You are misusing both Leviticus 18:22 and Leviticus 20:13.

            Leviticus 18:21-23
            21’You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech, nor shall you profane the name of your God; I am the LORD. 22You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination. 23’Also you shall not have intercourse with any animal to be defiled with it, nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion

            It is my understanding when using the tools of Biblical Interpretation that you view scriptures within its context.

            Leviiticus 18:22 is after 21 and before 23.

            To understand the context of verse 22 you must realize the purpose of Leviticus and what the importance of the mentioning of Molech was. If not than you will throw verses around haphazardly.

            Molech was the god that the people who inhabited the land that the Isaralites inhabited around 1400 BC. Those who worshiped Molech did so through child sacrifice, temple same blank practices and liberities with animals. This is why you have verses 18:21-23.

            The Levitical Code (The Law) was written to seperate The Isaraelites (God’s chosen people) from the heathens. It was up to the Levitical Priest to uphold. Leviticus 20 through 22 were the punishments for breaking the Law.

            So if you follow the Law still, then who does the killing of gay men?

            What are your comments?

          • darkeyes1

            you sure ain’t, you need to read the holy bible not doing research on line the holy bible will tell u the truth

          • Guest

            You & I we read the King James version. The Reverend reads the Queen James Version. I am about 15 others have been telling the Reverend troll this for 3 days now. My opinion I don’t think he’s ever read the Bible because he would know different

          • It will onty tell you the truth if you listen to what it is really saying.

          • Gregory Peterson

            It is interesting that if you disagree with the anonymous “Guest” on interpretation of scripture, you must therefore be Bible illiterate…and maybe even transgender yourself.

            Which reminds me of when I was labeled a “professional black.” I speak as a “professional Norwegian.” My Norwegian ancestors knew what it was like to be second class citizens in their own country, which was an unhappy colony of Sweden at the time.

            I’m not ordained and feel no calling, but I was raised in a family where the church was almost literally an extension of our home. We had the keys, too. And…the Bible is easily accessible online for quick refreshers of the text and various related reliable sources. Somehow to “conservative” Evangelicals, that means that I’ve never seen a Bible and know nothing about what’s in it.

          • It is more of reflection of them.

          • Guest

            I have found out Bobby Joe that having discussions with these so-called Reverend to me he is not a reverend because he does not know his Bible I looked him up he is a minister social worker I don’t even think he’s an ordained Reverend but I could be wrong either way I find it futile to have a discussion with him either that or he is a transgender himself

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            thanks for the nice comment, just so you know, you spelt my name completely in the male form, and I am very much female. 🙂

          • Guest

            I truly apologize Bobbi for misspelling your name. I had an aunt that spells it with a y. She was a very kind and wonderful woman

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            Thank you for the apology, it is my birth name, and I am constantly calling out the misspelling of it.

            No harm done. 🙂

          • brothergc

            do not let his title fool you he believes that homosexuality is not a sin acording to the bible as He interpets it

          • Gregory Peterson

            That’s the point that Rev. Palmer is making. Abusing scripture to justify disparaging the lives and relationships of minority people as just being about “sinful” sexual actions has been done before. You’re just recycling that tactic.

            I well remember some rictus smiled, oh so concerned for my eternal soul neighbor urging me to repent of “advocating the unnatural sin of miscegenation Acts 17:26 blah blah blah.” And… this was in the mid 1970’s in a state which had passed anti-discrimination statutes several years before the Civil Rights Act of 1964; back when the Bible Belt was hunkering down to protect Jim Crow by any means necessary, including terrorism.

            I also earlier heard similar in California a few years after the Supreme Court’s “Loving” decision.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            There is a BIG difference between hating someone for the color of their skin, and calling out the SINFUL actions of another for what it is.

          • DLV

            The term may be different now, but there was a time when your statement including Jones and Falwell was called hasty generalization. If you are honest, you know very well that it is dishonest to lump everyone who disagrees with you on this in with them. Such dishonesty makes it difficult to have a healthy, honest, productive conversation.

          • The reactions of the Christian vocal majority is alarming and comparable to what history has shown us.

          • DLV

            I’m sure you have a reason for ignoring what I said.
            Did you have a constructive intent in bashing people who disagree with you by tying the names of people like Jones and Falwell to them?

          • You are ignored. Your point ignores the context of my comments. They were not stand alone comments, they followed a conversation. If you are offended by my comments that were clearly not meant for you, that is not on me.

          • Gregory Peterson

            That wasn’t a hasty generalization or a half truth….that’s historical fact. Rev. Falwell was even a chaplain for a Virginia white supremacist organization, Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties.

            (For starters: Jerry Falwell’s Sunbelt Politics: The Regional Origins of the Moral Majority
            Daniel K. Williams of the University of West Georgia. ‘Journal of Policy History’ / Volume 22 / Issue 02 / April 2010, pp 125-147)

            Rev. Falwell later decided that he had been a tragic victim of ‘false prophecy,’ if I remember an article in Christianity Today, but that didn’t stop him from talking about Gay people and Allies for LGBT equality in the same way that he had once talked about Black people and Allies in the Civil Rights Movement.

          • Right on

        • Gregory Peterson

          Disparaging minority relationships as just being about “sexual sin” has been done before. Ask any of us older people who had an interracial relationship back in the bad old days, which weren’t all that long ago.

          Grouping law abiding minority people with rapists and people who abuse animals is called “defamation.” It’s also been done before.

          In any case, the topic is about Dr. Brown encouraging discrimination against minority gender identity people, and not about “sexual orientations.”

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            He is not encouraging discrimination he is encouraging protecting your children from the more than plausible onslaught of hormone induced boys who simply have to walk into the bathroom because it is wrong to even question if they truly identify as a girl. FORCING people to accept that the well established boundaries between the genders should now just be magically erased, because less than 1 percent of the population can’t figure out what gender they are by the DNA that GOD gave them, but aren’t willing to settle for their own separate accommodations, because that makes them feel excluded IS WRONG!!!! and trying to flip the script and make it appear as if those of us who are standing up for our God given liberties are hateful bigots is also wrong. Woe unto you sayeth the Lord. And I’d rather irritate or anger the Entire World than to anger GOD, so good luck with that.

      • DLV

        There are people of all races religious and non religious who do not want this. Many/most had nothing to do with what happened in 1954 and probably most have no idea what you’re talking about. It’s also likely that most of them, once informed, would not approve of what happened back then. Your comparison is unfair and biased.

        • If you read Bobbi Jo statement and research the reaction to integration, it is like taking a time machine. I was right on with my comment.

        • Gregory Peterson

          Go look up “Massive Resistance,” for starters.

          Apparently, carefully cultivated ignorance of our history which is still within living memory, and of which we should have studied in school and college, excuses recycling racist arguments and stereotypes, and “Massive Resistance” like fantasies and tactics against yet another, smaller group of minority people.

          So… apparently, you were badly educated, a poor student, and/or you suffer from SBBA, Selective Bible Belt Amnesia. That would explain why you think that it’s unfair and biased when people who have studied, who lived in that era, who do remember are reminded again and again of that era by today’s “conservative” Christian responses to more of your law abiding, minority fellow citizens and neighbors.

          To be invisible and silent, as the religious right is demanding of transgender and GLB people, is to be complicit in their own oppression. That’s not the American way anymore.

      • Gregory Peterson

        Indeed.

    • DLV

      Good and viable points. Does that mean there is not problem with this? If not, what do you suggest as alternative means of dealing with it? Do we just cave it and let the edicts continue to violate our conscience and faith as they spread to other facets of our lives? Then, shall we just to blame those who imposed this on us? Do you think God will buy into that?.

      • Bobbi Jo Johnson

        I can not answer for everyone. Each has to pray and ask God what their role is in all this. Do they feel God is calling for them to stay and fight in the School system, or do they look into what the regulations for homeschooling is. This mandate only applies to public schools at the moment, so do you search for a private school and hope that you can either afford it or that they have some sort of scholarship for those who can’t. Keep in mind that most private schools are run by churches, but many of the churches are also walking away from the word of God as they allow gays to freely worship as members, and even become clergy. This means that for those who feel called to remove their children from the Liberal agenda pushing public schools they will have to search not only their own souls but also the actions of the alternate education route they feel they are meant to use. God has a plan for each of us, our job is to ask for guidance to find and stay on our path, even as the darkness of sin grows strong around us.

        May God guide you in your path, and grant you the wisdom to understand his guidance, the strength to follow him and fight the Demons as they attack, and the will to do all you are called to do.

        • Gregory Peterson

          The God of American “conservative” Evangelicals apparently still loves segregation and hates the Golden Rule.

    • Gregory Peterson

      Figures that “conservative” Evangelicals want, once again, to destroy the public school system for daring to treat students as…how one would want to be treated. God apparently just hates the Golden Rule.

      • Bobbi Jo Johnson

        The school system didn’t dare anything OBAMA decided he knows what is best and passed yet another rule he isn’t legally allowed to do, and then said if the Schools don’t follow it they will lose their federal funding. That is Blackmail!!! And it is forcing 99.94 % of America to bow down to the .06% of confused people so that it further promotes the Sinful world they are trying to create.

        • Gregory Peterson

          Federal programs should be in compliance with anti-discrimination law, and the Obama administration has issued a directive on how to do that. It’s a duty.

          Don’t like it…well…petition your government for redress of your grievance. I don’t see, however, how you can claim that you have a right to create minority stress for transgender students all over the country. But unlike the President, I’m not an expert on Constitutional Law, so maybe I’m wrong.

  • gregorytheleast

    God gave to each his own, be happy with that. Lord have mercy.

  • margey

    All gender bathrooms are the rule in Europe. Big deal.

    • Guest

      This ain’t your a dumbass. This ain’t China dumbass. This is the Good Ol USA. And anybody that promotes children going to the same bathroom together are promoting child pronography

    • Bobbi Jo Johnson

      The spread of Sin should always be a big deal.

      • Gregory Peterson

        My mother’s nursing home here in America has all gender restrooms. It works well and doesn’t appear to be terribly sinful.

        • Bobbi Jo Johnson

          Well, the vast majority of senior citizens are well past the age of feeling the need to take lewd pictures of the opposite gender, and have members of both genders assisting them with their daily care needs, especially when in a nursing home, so that is a practical idea there, not in our children’s schools where they have enough trouble dealing with their own changing bodies, and don’t need to be worried about who else is in their personal space.

          • Gregory Peterson

            You aren’t old, are you?

            My mother is very old and I’m a senior citizen myself. I don’t approve of non-consensual sexual activities, but take it from someone who’s studied geriatric sexuality, lots of seniors love lewd photos of the consensual sort…even of other seniors.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            and they are of an age to decide for themselves what they want to participate in. Children are still learning how their own bodies work, and should not be treated as if they are adults at the age of 4. That is pure ridiculousness.

        • darkeyes1

          yeah they are grown ups not kids and it is a nursing home. not a school little kids can’t fight back if some one attacks them i have two granddaughters will be start school in August and they are age 4&5 and if any thing happen to them they will get to know me will quick it is wrong but we are trying to protect our kids. and it a boy still have is private parts he needs to use the boys bathroom not girl bathroom and that those same for the girls

  • Guest

    The great Reverend has made the statement I hate to see what’s on your hard drive. Now this is some Reverend to be making that kind of a statement. Judge not and ye shall not be judged Reverend. Oh but Reverend you have already judged me. Now I hope everybody on this site has seen the true light with the good Reverend. Now I have the Christian that I am might be a little twisted but I am a Christian. And I hope you the good Reverend can ask Jesus in the good Lord for forgiveness of your sins. Now Reverend I have forgiven you for judging me but if you ever ever make another assault on our kids I will not forgive you and neither will God

    • LOL What is wrong with you Guest?

    • Bobbi Jo Johnson

      *Unfortunately we are called to forgive, even the most heinous of acts done by others, or we ourselves will not be forgiven of our sins. This is the Love of God, and we must hold onto it with all our might as the evil grows strong around us. May God give you the strength to do so!

    • Gregory Peterson

      Advocating for the practice of the Golden Rule and Jesus’ 2nd Great Commandment to love your neighbor as you love your self, as Rev. Palmer is doing, isn’t usually regarded by Christianity as sins in need of repentance.

  • Guest

    Again Reverend this is about all of our kids having to go to the bathroom together. And if you have forgotten about what this discussion is the discussion is Obama forcing the schools to make sure that the kids go to the bathroom together or lose Federal funding. This is straight-up blackmail to the highest level. This is not about you promoting adult transgender. So maybe you need to go back to college about your social worker skills because this is about our kids. Our kids have enough problems with society today they don’t need this s*** cram down their throat. We do not need the Obama Administration promoting c**************** and it is going to happen it’s happening now the only thing is it’s going to get worse thanks to Obama. Some Reverend social worker you are. By the way how is that working out for you

    • This is about transgender students having accommodations that match their gender identity. You are turning this into Porky’s.

      • darkeyes1

        you are getting it wrong Rev. any boy can dress like a girl or says that he is a girl in a boy alot of kids is going to get raped or some thing bad going to happened just and wait and see

      • Mara Glubka

        Thank you, reverend.

      • darkeyes1

        i not judging anyone it is wrong for a girl and boy using the same bathroom obama have destory this country and he not done yet he got to january 2016 that give him more time to do more damaged . alot of people says they was born that way no God did not made a mistake , they chosen the way and like i said i not judging anyone i leave that to God he will be the one judging all of us

        • I am glad that you are not judging. I would suggest to learn more about what it means to be transgender. WebMD is a good start.

          • Guest

            Oh but the good Reverend judge me yesterday. Didn’t you Reverend

  • tovlogos

    “Yet we can do this without sacrificing our children on the altar of political correctness and radical LGBT activism.”
    Absolutely Political Correctness is a euphemism for a lie. The theological dimension sounds like Leviticus 18:21,
    “You shall not give any of your offspring to offer them to Molech,” i.e., the devil.

    • Guest

      Oh, but the great Reverend is for this radical LGBT activism On us, the community. But you mentioned it possibly happening 2 his family oh he gets all upset

    • Guest

      A transgender is living the life of a lie

      • Gregory Peterson

        Anonymous people of obvious ill will don’t get to label and define minority people, then dictate on how they should be invisible and silent, thereby being complicit in their own oppression.

        • Mara Glubka

          Thank you Gregory.

    • Molech wasn’t the devil. You adding to scripture what is not there.

      • tovlogos

        And Molech is from where? Whom does he serve? I’m adding nothing that isn’t implied.
        I can say the say about the anti-Christ, he is not actually the devil; but whom does he serve?
        God is light — Molech, exists is the absence of light. This seems like a frivolous correction on your part. However, no problem.

        • You taking liberty with Leviticus.

          • Proud Patriot

            Let me ask you, do you agree with what this evil man (Obama) is trying to do? Regardless of what someone quotes from the Bible, and you nitpicking that, why dont you stand up for what is right in all this CRAP?! If you truly are a Reverend, then there is no way you would support this. BUT, if you do, you are no Reverend unless its for the Devil! Or Muslim, no difference really.

          • Hmm the No True Scotsman fallacy. What is the “this” that I shouldn’t support. What is right and what is wrong seems to blurred.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            Only because you and others like you take the time and energy to blur it.

          • How so? Is this is what you are going to do. Comment with one liners like a 1950’s comedian.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            The length of a statement does not negate the truth within it, just as it does not create truth. God is the definer of truth not man, and it is his truth we will all be judged by!!!!

          • Now you are speaking fortune cookieish. Do you have something concrete? If you do I would love to talk but if you don’t please conserve both of our time.

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            I have never seen a fortune cookie tell you to beware of God’s wrath. I have done what God called me to do and warned you. whether you listen or not is on your own soul, not mine.

          • I have done the exact same thing. So you came, you have spoken and………………

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            now you are left to the mercy of God!

          • Gregory Peterson

            I don’t think you know what mercy is about. You haven’t shown that you do, anyway.

            Mercy isn’t demonstrated in the petty extortion of “Do as I say or God will punish you.”

          • Bobbi Jo Johnson

            God gives that message repeatedly to sinners in the Bible. It is His message, Obey God, or face His wrath.

          • scottrose

            You gays have been killing each other with AIDS for 30 years, you sure don’t believe in mercy or compassion.

          • tovlogos

            And you are completely missing the point of my statement. Why get hung up on Leviticus? The children of the US are being sacrificed for the sake of institutionalized sin. The sacrifice of the children is the greater concern; especially in view of the fact that I said: “The theological dimension sounds like Leviticus 18:21”. You are making a problem where there is none. Serve God, and avoid meaningless debates.

        • Gregory Peterson

          Moloch as a sort of fertility god to its idol worshipers. I think that it was sort of the early Jewish version of Baal, more or less, sort of.

          An idol isn’t the devil. It’s a sometimes powerful human social construct…and come to think of it, not always a bad one, though all powerful social constructs can be used to legitimate great evil. Just look at the history of Christianity.

          A social construct doesn’t necessarily mean that the construct is not based upon a reality…but it is a human social construct is mediated through our cultures, religions, our understandings of the supernatural and our understandings of our reality, however flawed and incomplete they may be.

  • Glorydancer

    This article by Dr. Michael Brown is a must read for all. When obeying men violates God’s principles, we should obey God, rather than men. That comes directly from The Word of God! In fact, perhaps if we had taken a stand sooner against President Obama’s insanity, we would not find ourselves where we are today. With the White House lit up like a rainbow juke joint, flags torn down and people removed from their resting places, the marriage covenant (instituted by God) being made a mockery of, babies slaughtered by the millions with the sanction of the government, gun ownership being continuously threatened, our borders flooded with illegal immigrants and terrorists, etc. Need I go on? And believe me I could. There is a time to say “No more!” We are supposed to live in freedom. But King Obama has systematically tried to take those rights and freedoms away. It is clear that he does not love America. In fact, he barely tolerates it. The arrogance of what he has done, and much of it by Executive Order, is absolutely disgusting. He said he would fundamentally change America, and that is one promise he most definitely kept. For the love of God and for your children and grandchildren, stand up for what is decent and right. I have cried over this nation, and begged God to give us more time to right the wrongs that have been done. We need to repent for our part in allowing it to happen. We cannot continue to stand idly by and say nothing. Yes, we need to pray, but it may be time to let our voice be heard across this nation. The man who wrote the article below was one of the leaders of the Brownsville revival. A Godly man with a pure heart. He is calling for action on the part of people with common sense across our land. There is a time to say, “Enough is enough.” We have the right to peaceful protest, and we have the right to say we can no longer violate our conscience, or God’s Word. If your heart is not broken by what has happened to the United States in the last 7 plus years, then you do not have one. How much more will we allow? How much more are you willing to accept? I have reached my limit. I am not suggesting any type of violence, but I am asking for bravery. As Christians, we know we can expect persecution, but until we are willing to die for something, we cannot fully live. Pray as never before, but put feet to your prayers as well, and let your voice be heard. (In word, in writing, and in the streets if necessary.) This is a great message and one we should heed!