Tuesday, October 16, 2007


Well it has happened. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed into law SB 777! While that might not ring a bell, the truth is that now the schools in California can see things like the words 'Mom and Dad' as discriminatory towards homosexuals and thus not be able to be used in text books. Here are some reactions from those involved in the battle out in California;

Randy Thomasson, president of Campaign for Children and Families;
"The so-called 'public schools' are no longer a safe emotional environment for children. Under the new law, schoolchildren as young as kindergarten will be sexually indoctrinated and introduced to homosexuality, bisexuality, and transsexuality, over the protests of parents, teachers and even school districts," he said."

Karen England, chief of Capitol Resource Institute,
"Having 'mom' and 'dad' promotes a discriminatory bias. You have to either get rid of 'mom' and 'dad' or include everything when talking about [parental issues]," she said. "They [promoters of sexual alternative lifestyles] do consider that discriminatory."

Ray Moore, a spokesman for Exodus Mandate,
"The pagans are simply obeying their god. You are being irresponsible as a parent to put your child in a public school. There's no stopping this movement. I think they're going to take over the entire system in the next two to five years. I can't predict how fast the virus will run throughout the public school system, but I think it cannot be stopped."

The reality is that text book companies will now have an agenda that they have to meet to sell their product to the lucrative California market. And the other reality is that what happens in California tends to move east over time. Randy Thomasson who is quoted above lists what he believes students will be faced with in the not to distant future as a result of the Governor signing this into law;

"Please turn to Chapter 10, entitled Famous Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people. History tells us that great Americans such as Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln were gay and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was lesbian. It's likely that even prominent biblical personas were gay, such as King David of Israel and the Apostle Paul. Until this year, the sexual identities of these and other historical figures have been denied by discriminatory textbooks that reflected adversely on LGBT people by ignoring their existence."

"Children, our new picture book has arrived. This is a fantastic story called Daddy's Wedding. It teaches us that no relationship is bad. See the two men dressed in tuxedos, like they're at a wedding? Daddy's Wedding tells us that two men can love each other and even get married…"

"Class, for our contemporary social studies' new No-Discriminatory-Bias component, we have a special speaker this afternoon. He will share his amazing story of growing up as a male trapped in a female's body."

"Here in our boys' sex education assembly, you need to know that puberty means growing facial hair, a deeper voice and a growth spurt when you're in junior high. If you're comfortable with those changes, great. But we're required by law to tell you some of you may have a different future. Some of you may feel more comfortable with girls and feel like a girl inside…"

We know enough to understand that this is not some far our speculation but in fact the wave that is coming to shore. The question is as it always has been, when will it be enough? What and where is the line that people will draw and stop apologizing and advocating for the activists that seek to pervert the minds and lives of our children? Time will tell!

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pastor tom