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California Teachers Union Wants Kids to
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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 2/26/2020 12:44:58 AM

Even in California, you have to be 18 to get a tattoo, 16 to drive a car, 21 to buy a gun, alcohol, or pot. But if you want to change your gender? Well, then, you just have to be 12. And your public school will be more than happy to help. Need an abortion? Tell your teacher. Want to refill your birth control? Go to the school clinic. Thinking about starting hormone treatments? Your parents will never find out. At least, not under the policy the California Teachers Association is pushing. That’s the amazing revelation from last month’s union meeting.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike22 2/26/2020 12:56:34 AM (No. 329842)
Get them out of government schools
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JediJerry 2/26/2020 1:00:23 AM (No. 329844)
I thought child abuse was against the law?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: kono 2/26/2020 3:10:33 AM (No. 329874)
It's just plain evil.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: KatieJo 2/26/2020 4:51:58 AM (No. 329887)
Public education is child abuse.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Avanti1 2/26/2020 5:02:58 AM (No. 329893)
California is full of public schools that fail to provide quality education for their students. The California Teachers Union must focus on their REAL job (education) and lay off their efforts to indoctrinate.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DCGIRL 2/26/2020 5:45:03 AM (No. 329913)
Children have no idea what they want or should be. Even young adults struggle with that same issue. These people have no idea how they will destroy someone's life. Is it a qualification that you need to me mentally disturbed to teach in california? This is pure child abuse.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq 2/26/2020 6:06:22 AM (No. 329925)
Gollyfornia has always been the canary in the coal mine. How long, Lord?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Goose 2/26/2020 6:44:07 AM (No. 329946)
Imagine the reaction if: Teachers union wants to convert students to Christianity without parents' consent.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: rinohunter 2/26/2020 7:10:05 AM (No. 329958)
Here's a message to the dumbbells that Commiefornia has the audacity to call teachers: Mind. Your. Own. Business.!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 2/26/2020 7:12:18 AM (No. 329961)
These schools should be held responsible for the damage they do both criminally and financially. The kids they take advantage of and ruin their lives should sue them till the cows come home!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: chance_232 2/26/2020 7:14:25 AM (No. 329963)
Meanwhile, any kid that wants to use a tanning salon or get their ears pierced is required to have parental consent. One needs parental consent to join an organization, participate in a sports program or go on a field trip. But, mutilating their reproductive organs or killing an unborn child is A-OK. The Republic is done, put a fork in it.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bur Oak 2/26/2020 7:30:05 AM (No. 329976)
Here's another reason to be against unions.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: BarryNo 2/26/2020 7:35:01 AM (No. 329982)
California hasn't updated their water infrastructure in decades. In the 60s it was more than adequate. Their population has doubled or tripled since then, without any increase in reservoirs built or other work, and I understand they IMPORT water from other, less environmentally conscious(sensible) neighboring states. When water resources are overused, inert chemicals can start leaching into the water. Arsenic is one of the most common, but heck, it's California, Capital of the recreational drug industry. WHO KNOWS what garbage is recycling through their ground water?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Krause 2/26/2020 7:37:18 AM (No. 329986)
Let's change the gender of whomever thought this up.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Rinktum 2/26/2020 7:56:36 AM (No. 330006)
It is hard for me to believe that seemingly educated people can pursue this dangerous long term so called solution to a problem that is brought on by psychological confusion regarding gender. The finality of it and seriousness would give reasonable people pause but these virtue signaling leftists push forward without any thought of the life that is forever being altered. If you sit down and have the conversation regarding gender fluidity, the absurdity of it is mind blowing. There seems to be no pushback against what is happening to these children. Where are the physicians? Are they all okay with this treatment? Surely not. If we become intimidated and silent on these issues, they win. The LGBT community is very aggressive and always pushing forward. What they will embrace next is anyone’s guess. I just do not understand how people can accept what these people are trying to sell us when common sense and reason tells us this is dangerous and harmful to our children. Kids are very susceptible to trends. First we saw many more young gays coming out, then we see all this emphasis on transgender. Kids will jump on that bandwagon as a form of rebellion to set themselves apart or just for the shock value. It is just their nature to conform to the trends of the day, the more extreme the better. This, however, is a dangerous life altering, life ruining decision that ends in unhappiness, more confusion and many times in suicide. We are being bullied by these awful activists and unless we stand up and reject this “treatment” our children are going to suffer. We must reject their lies. Science is not on their side. The experts need to speak out forcefully against this as do the rest of us. This is just another attempt of progressives to tear down societal norms and it is a particularly dangerous and disgusting one because children are their victims. What you tolerate you will get more of and we have tolerated so much garbage from the left and now they have set their eyes on our children. If this does not enrage you, something is very wrong. Reasonable people see this for what it is; the travesty of evil people trying to sell a lie to vulnerable children.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Clinger 2/26/2020 7:57:04 AM (No. 330008)
Touch my grandchildren and prepare for your own transgender experience.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: marbles 2/26/2020 8:03:07 AM (No. 330012)
The children belong to their parents, NOT the government. This is pure evil and must be fought against.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mekkkk 2/26/2020 8:34:23 AM (No. 330042)
I...I am speechless...
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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird 2/26/2020 8:42:27 AM (No. 330048)
Meanwhile, outside California: What’s happening in Wisconsin schools—where kids can assume a completely different identity without parents knowing—has gone on in California since 2013. Michigan since 2016. New Jersey since 2018. If this hasn’t made it to your state, trust me. It’s coming. This article is about something the teachers’ union is “pushing”. They have no power to enact anything that would cause this to happen and the outpouring on both sides of the political map would kill it. I don’t believe Democrats want this, either. A few? Maybe. Many? I don’t believe so. As for California’s “always” being a problem, no one but the Dems thought so when for many decades California was a Republican state. It isn’t a “problem” now except for those who are in the political minority.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 2/26/2020 8:43:22 AM (No. 330050)
And you wonder why teacher unions need to be busted and eliminated.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: hammondb3 2/26/2020 10:03:56 AM (No. 330115)
When you think you owe your life to a lucky set of circumstances that took place in a pool of non-living slime and that there is no design (and hence no PURPOSE) to life, then you can think your way into all kinds of ridiculous corners...
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Reply 22 - Posted by: udanja99 2/26/2020 10:13:05 AM (No. 330121)
Home school or parochial school, or get out of CA. It’s the only thing to do.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: wakeupcall 2/26/2020 10:31:37 AM (No. 330138)
The NEA is controlled by Satan's servants who worship America's only recognized government authorized religion allowed to be taught in American schools, "Humanism" the religion of Satan. Our Supreme Court ruled in 1961 that "Humanism" is a religion. The NEA has turned American government education into worshiping a false religion, a religion that worships Satan, working to destroy God Our Father creator. Look up the thousands of quotes by the NEA teachers union leadership professing the destruction of Christianity as a rotting corpse, teaching "Humanism", the religion of Satan eight hours a day in government schools and private university's. Teaching everything that is pure evil and an abomination of sinfulness which will cause all who worship "Humanism" to perish losing their souls. Globalism, New World Order, One World Government of Satanism by Marxist Communist democrats and Rion's, as foretold in Gods' Holy Bible.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Madinmaryland 2/26/2020 10:40:50 AM (No. 330148)
So the CTA is endorsing child abuse? Sick sick people out there in la-la-land.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Chuzzles 2/26/2020 11:35:37 AM (No. 330209)
Seems to me that Liberals in this nation abuse other people's children worse than the actual parents ever do themselves. Yet there is no accountability for these workers of evil. Trump could end a lot of this if he somehow managed to end the unions and get rid of tenure in the K-12 part of our education system. those two components prevent parents from cleaning out the corrupted rot in their own local districts, thereby allowing decent teachers to be hired for a change. May God protect those precious kids from the manipulation of the evil doers who masquerade as teachers.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Zumkopf 2/26/2020 11:46:29 AM (No. 330224)
#19, this is of a piece with the overarching problem of the Administrative State (or Deep State, if you prefer). Bureaucrats have immense power within their own bailiwicks. That has always been fine with the Democrats; nor are Democratic politicians likely to cross the powerful Teachers' Unions, even if they privately disagreed with some of its objectives. While theoretically entities such as the education apparatus are subject to oversight by the executive, the legislature, and even the parents, in practice they can do pretty much what they want in their own schools. Clearly the objective of the Teachers' unions are in line with these initiatives; and clearly there is already the precedent of the schools aiding minors in getting contraceptives and even abortions without even informing the parents, let alone obtaining their consent. So it hardly strains belief that the Woke Teachers could, would, and do assist gender reassignment treatments without allowing those troglodyte parental units to interfere with progress and sexual freedom. From a step back, this looks even worse. A minor needs parental consent to get her ears pierced, but not to take megadoses of testosterone? The state allows a minor to obtain an abortion on her own, but not to sip water from a plastic straw while woozy in the recovery room? "Insane" barely scratches the surface. And no, this does not REMOTELY fit your "the Republicans were fine with things when they ran the state." The Republicans never, ever, ever attempted anything of this sort.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: smcchk 2/26/2020 12:09:43 PM (No. 330253)
I can’t believe this is not Supreme Court decision worthy. Lawsuits against everyone, teachers, counselors, administration and every single doctor and healthcare worker who participated in this madness. I know it is fighting the laws but come on. It is time to hold these crazy people accountable!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Marzon 2/26/2020 12:25:59 PM (No. 330275)
What is the upside of this policy for the unions? How does having more angry parents and mal-adjusted and regretful transgenders help them? I don't get it.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Harlowe 2/26/2020 12:53:17 PM (No. 330295)
#15,#25- The increasing boldness of a variety of perversions against God’s created order is sickening and reprehensible, and brings to mind “The Great Flood” (Genesis7) and Sodom and Gomorrah(Genesis18-19). It has been written that “wicked behavior on earth cries out to God for judgment. This judgment sometimes comes by catastrophic events.” Aside from the sexual perversions and mutilations, there is abortion, a violation of the Commandment, “Thou Shalt Not Murder.” Without question, wicked behavior on earth will reap God’s judgment. The question becomes, how much more will God tolerate? To quote Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” “Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” “Silence in the face of evil is evil itself.” Indeed, the Left has set its eyes on our children and it is for us to protect them as written in Ephesians6:4. Without question, St. Paul’s admonition about evil exists in such perversions: “For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places.” (Ephesians6:10-20)
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Harlowe 2/26/2020 12:56:48 PM (No. 330297)
Correction to #29: Response was directed to #15,#23, not #25. Mea culpa.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: XCenturion 2/26/2020 5:35:54 PM (No. 330571)
Teachers used to be held in high regard until they became tools of the left and shifted from educating our youth to indoctrinating them. The only other career that has lost so much support and credibility with the public would be attorney's.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Salt5792 2/26/2020 5:51:34 PM (No. 330587)
Hateful acts.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: mc squared 2/26/2020 5:56:46 PM (No. 330596)
This won't be stopped by being civilized and reasonable. Only when administrators and teachers know parents are SERIOUS about protecting their children will anything change. Teachers have to be more accountable to parents than the Communist Party.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Heraclitus 2/26/2020 6:01:42 PM (No. 330602)
This is the sort of policy that was folded into HillaryCare. We can't ever sleep on the job, which is 24/7. These God-less, amoral, perverted people are evil.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: msavalla 2/26/2020 10:36:58 PM (No. 330770)
Absolutely amazing how far the communist party has come in destroying the fabric of our country. This is a prime example of the stupidity and uselessness of these unions.
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Columbus Day at Chicago Public Schools
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Posted by AltaD 2/27/2020 6:00:16 PM Post Reply
Chicago Public Schools will no longer observe Columbus Day. The Board of Education voted to change the name to Indigenous Peoples’ Day as other cities and school districts have done. The board’s vote on the issue was 5-2. The school holiday will be on Oct. 12 this year. CPS is working to develop new curriculum to more accurately tell the history of Native American cultures. The holiday has been controversial because the day has been used to commemorate Italian explorer Christopher Columbus who claimed to have discovered America in 1492. The area was already populated by indigenous people and some have argued that Columbus’ actions led to their genocide.
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