More than 80 House Democrats have thrown their support behind a “Trans Bill of Rights” resolution, calling for the adoption of sweeping federal anti-discrimination policies that include access to scholastic sports teams based on gender identity.
Rep. Pramila Japal, a Washington Democrat said that a comprehensive framework was required for transgender rights after Roe v. Wade’s Supreme Court decision. This includes the addition of more 300 anti-LGBTQ+ legislation to be introduced in states.
” We are witnessing Republicans and an extreme Supreme Court roll back fundamental rights for trans people in our country. And as states legislatures around the country attack our trans community by hateful, bigoted and transphobic attacks. “Ms. Jayapal was the sponsor of the resolution and released a statement.
H. Res. 1209, has 85 Democratic and none Republican cosponsors. It calls for “gender identity” and “sex characteristics” being added to the federal anti-discrimination laws. Wade.
The resolution would allow transgender students to access facilities and participate in sports “that correspond with their gender identity.” .”
These proposals are contrary to recent state laws that prohibit minors from going through gender transition procedures or preventing biological men from taking part in female scholastic activities.
” Our transgender siblings and nonbinary brothers are in pain,” stated Rep. David N. Cicilline (Rhode Island Democrat, chairman of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus). To score political points .”
, “Radical right-wing Republicans across the nation have introduced hundreds upon hundreds of bills targeting the LGBTQ+ community, particularly nonbinary youth,” said Rep. David N. Cicilline.
The Attorney General will also be responsible for designating a liaison in the Justice Department that “dedicated” to overseeing and advising on the enforcement of civil rights of transgender people .”
The resolution shocked conservatives who dismissed it as being out of tune with American views and was a recipe to disaster for the November elections.
” “It’s officially: The Democratic Party is completely insane,” stated Terry Schilling (American Principles Project president). How else can one explain the Democrats’ decision to double down on their radical transgender agenda on the same day that a broad poll shows its low popularity with voters? Are they ready to be wiped out at this November’s Midterms ?”
Yesterday, 89 House Democrats introduced a “Transgender Bill of Rights” resolution.
The proposal would permit boys to participate in girl’s sport, have access to their personal spaces and ban laws that prohibit dangerous sex for children.
Democrats have gone insanehttps://t.co/oyDMyscrm5
— American Principles (@approject) June 29, 2022
He cited a Pew Research Center poll that found 64% of U.S. adults support protecting transgender people from discrimination, but that 58% want athletes to play on teams based on their biological sex, and 46% favor laws making it illegal for doctors to enable gender transitions for minors.
The Media Research Center’s NewsBusters published a headline: “That’ll help in November: House Progs introduce ‘Trans Bill of Rights .'”
” “At last someone’s thought has come up with an idea to save Democrats from electoral disaster in November,” the Wednesday posting stated. The hell with inflation and gas prices, education. If your table is located in Manhattan , Berkeley or Cambridge , this is the most serious issue at the supper-table.
The House approved the Equality Act last year, adding sexual orientation and gender identity into federal anti-discrimination laws. However, the Senate has yet to pass the bill.