Action Alert- Gender bills- March 4, 2013

 Some students may feel uncomfortable with a transgender student using the same sex-segregated restroom, locker room or changing facility. This discomfort is not a reason to deny access to the transgender student.
– Guidelines for Massachusetts Public Schools

Three bills introduced this session could radically affect society, as well as student culture in Georgia public schools! The following bills MUST be defeated:

Republicans are in the majority in each committee.
Republicans will decide whether these bills live or die.

H.B. 119 would elevate “gender, gender identity & sexual orientation” to protected civil rights status, which would affect all tax-funded facilities, including schools and colleges.
ACTION: Oppose. Call all or select several to contact. Judiciary Non-Civil Committee: Representatives Golick, Ch., 404 656-5943; Pak, V-Ch., 656-0254; Hightower, Sec., 656-0152; Abrams, 656-5058; Atwood, 656-0152; Ballinger, 656-0254; Coomer, 651-7737; Cooper, 656-5069; Dickerson, 656-0314; Gravley, 656-0325; Ramsey, 656-5146; Randall, 656-0109; Setzler, 656-7857; Strickland, 656-0109; and Willard, 656-5125. (11 Republicans, 3 Democrats, 1 Ex-Officio)

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