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    Weep Today for California

    October 15, 2007 by Brandy Vencel

    I remember after we fired our original governor that all the Republicans on talk shows all across L.A. were saying that all of the conservative “had” to get together and vote for Schwarzeneggar because he was the “only” one who could win. This, my friends, is what we get when we vote for a “winner” instead of a man of principle. How much longer are we willing to compromise and vote for evil? Voting for the lesser of two evils is voting for evil.

    I am sick tonight. And I grieve for all of my friends sending their children to public schools here, and all of my friends that work there, trying to make a difference. Late on Friday evening, Schwarzeneggar, lurking in the darkness in which he obviously feels quite at home, signed a number of bills ordering the demise of this once great state:

    CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
    For Immediate Release
    October 12, 2007

    Arnold Schwarzenegger Signs Bills Forcing Schools to Promote Transsexuality, Bisexuality, and Homosexuality to Five Year Olds

    “Every school a homosexual-bisexual-transsexual indoctrination center”

    Call Arnold Schwarzenegger at 916-445-2841 to tell him how appalled and disappointed you are. Send him an email here.

    Sacramento, California — Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law two bills requiring all public school instruction and activities to positively portray transsexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality to children as young as kindergarten. He has also signed bills undermining marriage and infringing upon the moral conscience of business owners, churches, and nonprofit organizations. Detailed analysis is posted here on SB 777, AB 394, AB 102 and AB 14.

    Late Friday, Schwarzenegger signed SB 777 {transsexual, bisexual, homosexual indoctrination of schoolchildren by requiring changes to all instruction and activities} and AB 394 {transsexual, bisexual, homosexual indoctrination of students, parents, and teachers via “anti-harassment” training}. Signing the bills was a switch for Schwarzenegger, who vetoed nearly the same bills last year, in the midst of his reelection campaign.

    “Arnold Schwarzenegger has delivered young children into the hands of those who will introduce them to alternative sexual lifestyles,” said Randy Thomasson, president of Campaign for Children and Families {CCF}, which helped lead the statewide charge against these bills. “This means children as young as five years old will be mentally molested in school classrooms. Shame on Schwarzenegger and the Democrat politicians for ensuring that every California school becomes a homosexual-bisexual-transsexual indoctrination center.”

    SB 777 prohibits any “instruction” or school-sponsored “activity” that “promotes a discriminatory bias” against “gender” {the bill’s definition includes cross-dressing and sex changes) and “sexual orientation” (the bill’s definition includes bisexuality}. Because no textbook or instruction in California public schools currently disparages transsexuality, bisexuality, or homosexuality, the practical effect of SB 777 will be to require positive portrayals of these sexual lifestyles at every government-operated school. Otherwise, “discriminatory” schools will be subject to intimidation and lawsuits by the State Department of Education.

    Under SB 777, which will go into effect on January 1, 2008, the following could be eliminated from California public schools because they are deemed to have a “discriminatory bias”:

    • Textbooks and other instruction that portray marriage as only between a man and a woman
    • Textbooks and other instruction that say people are born male or female {and not in between}
    • Textbooks and other instruction that leave out transsexual, bisexual, and homosexual historical figures
    • Sex education and school assemblies that omit the option of hormone injections or sex changes
    • Homecoming king and queen contests that allow only boys to run for king and only girls to run for queen
    • Boys’ and girls’ bathrooms that separate biological boys from biological girls

    Click here for additional examples of SB 777 in practice.

    The second sexual indoctrination bill that Schwarzenegger signed, AB 394, will promote transsexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality to students, parents, and teachers through school training programs against “harassment” and “discrimination.”

    While SB 777 is about “instruction” and “activities” promoting various sexual lifestyles, AB 394 promotes these same lifestyles — “gender” {transsexuality and sex changes} and “sexual orientation” {bisexuality and homosexuality} — through publications, postings, curricula, and handouts to students, parents, and teachers. AB 394 would promote these lifestyles all under the guise of “safety.” Yet current safety and nondiscrimination laws are sufficient, making this bill unnecessary.

    AB 394 infringes on free speech. For example, because AB 394 fails to define “harassment,” a parent who says marriage is only for a man and a woman in the presence of a lesbian teacher could be found guilty of “harassment.” Similarly, a student who says you’re born either male or female could be reported as a “harasser” by a male teacher who wears women’s clothes.

    In addition to signing the two school sexual indoctrination bills, Gov. Schwarzenegger signed AB 102, which awards married names to unmarried couples. AB 102 allows homosexual couples to hold themselves out as married by permitting them to choose the same surname upon registration of their “domestic partnership.” The bill awards unmarried couples married last names, such as “Mr. and Mr. Smith” and “Mrs. and Mrs. Jones.”

    “Schwarzenegger and the Democrat politicians have created the public image of homosexual ‘marriages’ in California,” said Thomasson, in response to the signing of AB 102. “It’s hypocritical for Arnold Schwarzenegger to veto homosexual ‘marriage’ licenses and at the very same time aggressively promote the public image of gay and lesbian ‘marriages’ in every community for every child to see.”

    In addition, Schwarzenegger signed AB 14, which requires more California businesses, as well as some churches and nonprofit organizations, to support and promote transsexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality.

    AB 14 prohibits state funding for any program that does not support transsexuality, bisexuality, or homosexuality. This means state-funded social services operated by churches and other houses of faith, which provide essential services to children and adults, could dry up.

    Negatively impacted will be religious-based day care, pre-school and after-school programs, food and housing programs, senior services, anti-gang efforts, job programs, and more. Throughout California, there are faith-based services that receive government funding that simply do not and will not accept transsexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality.

    Infringing on matters of personal and religious conscience, AB 14 also forces every hospital in California — even private, religious hospitals — to adopt policies in support of transsexuality, bisexuality, and homosexuality. Under AB 14, private country clubs, tennis clubs and racquet clubs will be forced to support these sexual lifestyles on their premises. AB 14 also opens up nonprofit organizations to lawsuits if they exclude members that engage in homosexual, bisexual, or transsexual conduct. This certainly threatens the Boy Scouts, which is a membership organization as well as a nonreligious nonprofit.

    “It’s the height of intolerance to punish individuals, organizations, businesses, and churches that have moral standards on sexual conduct and sexual lifestyles,” said Thomasson, in response to the signing of AB 14. “This is another insensitive law that violates people’s moral boundaries.”

    “Arnold Schwarzenegger demonstrates the negative consequences of electing a liberal Republican to office,” Thomasson concluded. “Schwarzenegger fooled many California conservatives into voting for him. Yet now he’s flip-flopped and stabbed them in the back.”

    — end —

    CAMPAIGN FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES {CCF} is a leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization representing children and families in California and America. CCF stands for marriage and family, parental rights, the sanctity of human life, religious freedom, financial freedom, and back-to-basics education.

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    3 Comments

  • Reply HopewellMomSchool October 19, 2007 at 3:14 pm

    I am speechless.

  • Reply Brandy October 19, 2007 at 3:15 am

    Tammy,
    All I can say is THANK YOU! So many folks voted for him and then left, leaving the rest of us to deal with the consequences of their decisions.

  • Reply Tammy October 19, 2007 at 3:05 am

    Hello! I came over from Sallie’s blog (A Gracious Home). I live in Michigan now, but my husband and I were in California when the recall happened, and we did NOT vote for Schwarzeneggar!

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