Down the Slick Slope
Radio Commentary, 90.7, 91.7 New Life FM, October 27, 2017 – By Sue Ella Deadwyler
On October 5th California’s Governor Brown signed an “LGBT Senior Bill of Rights,” that slaps a $1,000 fine and a year in prison on anyone failing to use the “preferred gender pronoun” of seniors in nursing homes. While not using preferred pronouns for senior citizens in California could mean a year in prison, the penalty for infecting another person in California with HIV has dwindled to six months. Does that mean California, finally, acknowledges the obvious connection between those two situations?
The California law is a frontal attack on the freedoms of speech and religious expression BECAUSE sexual morality is defined in the Bible. The California gag order flies in the face of the Constitution that deals with fact, not preferential pronouns. People with different opinions are forced to keep their mouths shut or use lip-service to affirm biologically false sexual identity.
The California senator who authored the “LGBT Senior Bill of Rights” said “religious views don’t hold weight in public areas, [and added] …The LGBT Senior Bill of Rights is an important step in the fight to ensure all people are treated equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.” Please note that his bill is only a STEP toward forcing everyone to use “preferred pronouns” for sexual identity, regardless of fact or age or circumstance. Continue reading