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Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 10:00 am
CLACKAMAS COUNTY FAIR & RODEO August 16-20, 2022 10am - 10pm
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Salem Keizer We Stand Together Education Forum
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 7:30 am
Celeste Guptill has been involved in some facet of alternative education for over twenty years. She has participated with several different homeschool methods, researched and advocated in Salem-Keizer for charter schools. She is going to present several options for alternative education models available and give tips on how to access those, to help you find what will work best for your family.
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Health Justice or Harming Children?
The suicide death rate among children continues to climb

In 2017, the Oregon Legislature passed HB 2673 -- sponsored by Representatives Rob Nosse, Mitch Greenlick, and Jennifer Williamson and Senator Laurie Monnes-Anderson -- the first stand-alone Transgender Justice Law. The Bill has spawned a number of policies which put children at risk. At that time, 0.7% of teens nationwide from age 13 to 17 identified as transgender. That rate is now estimated at 1.8%. In Oregon, the number of children identifying as transgender is 0.65% or approximately 3,650 children according to experts.

With 560,900 students in 197 public school districts in Oregon, there is a concerted effort by legislators and State bureaucrats to push this transgender ideology on the other 557,350 children in the name of Health Education.

HB 2673 instructs the State Board of Education to adopt health education standards that require kindergartners and first-graders be taught to "recognize that there are many ways to express gender" and to "provide examples of how friends and family influence how people think they should act on the basis of their gender.

In the second-grade, they are taught to "recognize differences and similarities of how individuals identify regarding gender" and how to "communicate respectfully with and about people of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations."

In the third-grade, they are expected to be able to "define sexual orientation," as well as "recognize differences and similarities of how individuals identify regarding gender or sexual orientation."

One recent poll found that two-thirds of voters said it was inappropriate for schools to discuss gender identity with K-3 students.

The State says these children have a right to choose and they need this information. However, we don't allow children to choose to drink alcohol, own firearms, smoke pot, drive cars, vote or participate in any other life changing decisions, because they're not mature enough.

According to many experts, if they're not mature enough for those activities, they are not mature enough to sort through sexual issues at an age where they either, don't know what sex is yet or they are older and confused about everything. This is why the age of consent is eighteen years of age.

There is plenty of evidence of immature teens and young adults regretting their choice. By that time, depending on the procedure, it's too late for reversal and many attempt or commit suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people according to the CDC, with LGBTQ youth being four times more likely to seriously consider suicide, to make a plan for suicide or to attempt suicide than their peers.

In 2021, there was 534 suicides between 10 to 14 year-olds and a staggering 5,954 suicides between 15 to 24 year-olds nationwide according to the National Institutes for Health. Experts estimates that at least one LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13–24 attempts suicide every 45 seconds in the U.S.

For some, however, the State ignores the psychological damage they cause to children and continues to push this dangerous ideology through the recently released "Menstrual Dignity for Students Toolkit." This directive requires public schools to put feminine hygiene products in every student bathroom, including the boys' bathrooms.

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The State's definition of “Student bathroom," means a bathroom that is accessible by students, designated as a bathroom for females and a bathroom designated for males, including a gender-neutral bathroom for children as young as six years of age. Included in the toolkit is this line from page 20, Instructions to Staff: "Avoid talking about menstruation as only a “girl” or “woman” thing. Not all people who menstruate are girls, and not all girls menstruate."

For many, that statement written by the Department of Education is not only false, but undermines the majority of parents who teach their children the truth, that there are only two genders. It raises the question of whether both the legislature and governor are responsible for protecting children from predatory groomers in the school system and they are failing beyond comprehension.


--Davis Lowrey

Post Date: 2022-05-27 06:46:27Last Update: 2022-05-26 22:07:56



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