War on Traditional Morality goes “Full Speed Ahead!”
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, January 15, 2016 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
Today ends the first week of this legislative session that convened with a back-breaking workload of bills from last session. It wouldn’t be so bad if the bills were about issues that don’t mean much, whether they pass or fail. But, that’s not the case!
Schools have become a major battlefield where the vicious war on morality is waged and is being intensified through the legislative process. Last session, Representative Keisha Waites introduced H.B. 40 to force public and private schools to give sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity civil rights status in instances of bullying. Non cooperative schools would suffer the consequences. The problem is: the definition of bullying has been expanded to include any negative comment to anyone.
If H.B. 40 were to pass, all public schools and all private schools would be forced to discard life-long policies that support traditional morality and replace them with blatant affirmation of alternate lifestyles. If that were to happen, students would lose their freedom of speech. They couldn’t say anything negative about any lifestyle.
Also last year, H.B. 142 was introduced by Representative Simone Bell. It would penalize schools that refuse to adopt pro-homosexual policies. The penalty outlined in her bill would be to withhold scholarship money from any school that would not implement the change. Continue reading
“Gender Fluidity” Confusion
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, June 5, 2015 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
Not too long ago, we learned that the terms gender and sex have different definitions. In this culture, the word gender indicates sexual behavior, but sex biologically identifies as male or female humans, animals, plants, and other living things. However, the politically correct phrase, “gender neutral,” was coined to propagate the false notion that no one is male or female, man or woman, boy or girl.
Alongside the attempt at gender neutrality comes another term called “gender fluidity,” meaning gender is not settled or fixed, which conveniently provides “wiggle-room” for males who claim to be females and females who claim to be males, and cross-dress, either temporarily or permanently, day-by-day or forever.
Before you decide that’s too absurd to be true, consider this May 15th FoxNews.com report. “One of the nation’s largest public school systems is preparing to include gender identity in its classroom curriculum, including lessons on sexual fluidity and spectrum – [promoting] the idea that there’s no such thing as 100 percent boys or 100 percent girls.” Continue reading
Gender & School Policies
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, February 20, 2015 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
Every session several bills are introduced to give civil rights status for sexual orientation and it’s happening again. The strategy behind those bills is to normalize alternate lifestyles in every aspect of culture. Sexual orientation bills introduced so far this session would change policies in public, private and religious schools, would mandate added penalties for certain crimes and require government employers to alter qualifications for jobs.
In recent years, the term “hate crime” became the foundation for increasing punishment for crimes thought to be motivated by race, color, sex, nationality or religion. Except for religion, all of those classifications are facts of birth. But since the word sex is a fact of male and female biological identity, the term “sexual orientation” began cropping up to stretch human identity beyond biological fact.
“Sexual orientation” became an umbrella term for multiple classifications of sexual behavior that keeps expanding. So, the word “gender” was substituted for the word sex. Most people assume that sex and gender mean the same, but they don’t. Those of you who have a King James Version of the Bible might have noticed Leviticus 19:19 that reveals the meaning of gender in this statement. “Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind.” With those few words, the Bible defines gender as behavior. Continue reading
Multi-Pronged LGBTQAI Attack on Morality
Where? Public, Private, Religious Education, Crime & Employment
Sexual offenses and crimes in the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) are divided into five categories: Sexual Assault, Sexual Battery, Sexual Exploitation of Children, Sexual Intercourse, and Sexual Offenses. Within those five categories are at least 45 subdivisions.
Sexual crimes and offenses reflect behaviors found to be harmful to those who participate and to society as a whole. Penalties demanded upon conviction of illicit sexual behavior are intended to deter repeat offenders and prevent dalliance by anyone tempted to experiment. The Code sections under attack are all-inclusive. Title 31 deals with AIDS/HIV; Title 24 concerns DNA; Title 19 confronts child sexual abuse; Title 17, rape; Title 20, student reporting; Title 15, duties of magistrates; and Title 16 extensively covers sexual offenses from fornication to adultery to bestiality to incest to necrophilia to reckless conduct and beyond.
Thus far, a cluster of bills has been introduced in this year’s legislative session to redirect morality in Georgia. Four additional bills would establish and fund services for victims of “sexual servitude,” which includes individuals trafficked for sexual purposes, plus anyone under age 18 who participates voluntarily in prostitution, pornography, lewd massage, et al.
All Schools: H.B. 40, prefiled by Representative Keisha Waites (D) January 9, drastically changes (a) discipline policies for K – 12 students, (b) bullying definitions (c) for all public and private schools, and (d) provides no exemption for religious school doctrines.
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