Friday, May 13, 2016

MDE caves to feds on bathrooms

The Mississippi Department of Education issued the following press release:

A safe and caring school environment is critical to a student’s ability to learn and achieve. The Mississippi Department of Education will adhere to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as well as the joint guidance issued today by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice.


Anonymous said...

What do you do here? You have just been bullied into making a decision over your own existence to provide an education by allowing someone with mental health issues to use whatever bathroom they want.....of all the problems that exist in our country / world.....we are fighting over allowing males to use female restrooms and vice-versa.......We suck at being a country!!!

Anonymous said...

Maybe a few of the elected officials will learn something.

Anonymous said...

I think this whole subject is a diversion from the real problems for the purpose of the upcoming elections. Last time, it was free birth control. You know, Republicans conducted a "war on women" because they believe women should buy their own birth control. This year the subject will be bathrooms.

The Dems do not want to talk about the economy, the failed Middle East policy, that we are a laughing stock in the world etc etc. The Democrats and the press will work closely together to change the subject and dialogue.

Anonymous said...

Set aside the direction of your moral compass for a moment. From the standpoint of the federal government compelling certain behavior from its citizens, it's amazing how far we've gone in 8 years.

Anonymous said...

MDE has no control over individual school districts and schools to enforce this. Wright has just strengthened the hand of the HB1523 proponents. Obama wants civil war.

Anonymous said...

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man is accused of choking an 8-year-old girl until she passed out in the bathroom of a restaurant in Chicago's South Loop.

The girl was with her mother at the Jason's Deli in the 1200-block of South Canal Street on May 7, police said. The girl went to the bathroom by herself around 1:15 p.m.

A short time later, her mother heard a scream. She went into the bathroom and found Reese Hartstirn, 33, carrying her unconscious daughter into a stall, police said. He had allegedly choked her with his hands.

Anonymous said...

4:30, people who are afraid to go to the bathroom by themselves are not going to war for any reason.

Anonymous said...

MDE and similar agencies from the other 49 states should join together and sue Oboma for threatening to withhold federal funds over an issue in which he clearly has no jurisdiction. But alas, they have no more guts than the Republican party and thus enable him to continue his march to be King. If Hillary is elected, Oboma will likely have her jailed for the obvious crimes she has committed and then declare a national emergency and say the only solution is four more years of hie rein! This man is a total nut job and all of our so called leaders just stand by and watch his dismantling of the country.

Anonymous said...

"Caving" = MSDOE adhering to federal guidelines.

4:30 Phil Bryant said Carey Wright isn't in charge of the state's public education in an interview with the Associated Press in December 2014. How did she "strengthen the hand of HB1523 opponents?"

Anonymous said...

Carey Wright has just slid her paunchy ass closer to retirement. Please pass the final casket nail!

Anonymous said...

This is what you get when you bring someone in from failing school(Carey Wright). MS will never move from last place in education with leadership like this.

Anonymous said...

The left knows their days are numbered and they are going to try and destroy every part of America they can while still in office. NOTHING they do in the last months in office should surprise anyone. Massive pardons of violent felons, wide open borders, and trying to intimidate anyone that disagrees with them on any issue. And a Republican majority in the US congress that is completely impotent. They are scared of their own shadow. I should have voted for McDaniel - at least he would not get lost going to the lunchroom.

11-D Shoe Sits To Pee In Stall Three said...

5:23; Eight year olds are not afraid to go to the bathroom by themselves and haven't given a second thought about going to war. It's our obligation as parents and adults to protect children, even yours.

This whole thing is a page straight out of the NAMBLA Handbook. And look closely at the political/social leanings of those who are signing on.

Anonymous said...

Affects very small part of the population. You are panicking over nothing

Anonymous said...

4:36 pm That is not an example of a man dressed as a woman killing that child.

That would be the M.O. for a sexual predator and not the description of a trans gender.

Yes, there have been sexual assaults and murders in public restrooms since there have been public restrooms. This law will not prevent predators from being opportunistic when seeing a vulnerable person they feel they can attack.

Parents shouldn't let their children go into a public restroom unaccompanied or should check it out and stand at the door.

I think men and boys will, however, get pretty freaked out by men who look like women coming into the men's bathroom . And, women will be freaked out by women who look like men coming into their bathroom if genitals are the standard.

That is what this law does.

Except how will it be enforced? Must we carry our birth certificates with us or will we have to show our genitals to a bathroom inspector?

It forces a man who has had sexual reassignment surgery to go into the men's room dressed in women's clothes, with his new breasts ( from hormones or surgery) and with his original genitals removed so that aiming is going to be tough.

Bruce Jenner as Caitlyn is far more likely to be beaten up in a men's room than in a ladies room. The former Bruce is not attracted to women. Indeed, trans genders are have a 40% greater chance of being raped or assaulted currently than those who are comfortable with the sexual organs of birth.

And, whatever will you do if some anxiety ridden person doesn't think your effeminate looking little boy or tomboy looking little girl or you look like you belong in their bathroom? Hmmm?

This law addresses a problem that doesn't exist( trans genders or transvestites assaulting others in bathrooms ) and creates more problems than it solves .

Anonymous said...

Let's see...
We have over a $400 million dollar tax cut and a $56 million dollar shortfall in the budget and now we want to say " bye bye" to federal dollars?
We've also decided corporations who are united against this bill are all run by boards of liberals and heathens and aren't more concerned about their bottom line or how much of a nightmare this will create for them.
Oh yeah...this is going to turn out well! NOT!
P.S. Be careful out there talking about your support for this bill unless your gaydar is perfect! I'm sure seeing some awful haircuts and dyes! And, if your food tastes funny at some restaurants or your service is slow, I think I know why!

Anonymous said...

A substantial body of research and documentation already exists detailing the lengths pedophiles will go in order to gain access to their victims and potential victims. Pedophiles will have no problem presenting themselves as Trans. Watch for the red herring delay tactic arguments that there is no statistical evidence that pedophiles are doing exactly that.

Anonymous said...

Parents should accompany their children to the bathroom if they are afraid their child may be attacked. Public bathrooms are not a place to socialize. They are there for a reason.
Do we have some sort of genital ID machine we have to use? Will there be guards checking genitals?
Haven't you people ever traveled? In many places the bathrooms are for both sexes. In many bathrooms they have women attendants inside the men's bathroom.

Anonymous said...

Public bathrooms are not a place to socialize.

Please, troll, share where anyone ever on JJ has posted the opposite.

Let Me 'Splain... said...

9:01 - Your analysis is half baked. This whole notion of 'bathroom choice' has emboldened all kinds of nut jobs. Emboldened them to the point of knowing they are at liberty to enter a girls' bathroom if they so choose, regardless. And nobody will question them under penalty of federal law.

This debacle is not only a green-light-signal to the sexually confused but is a clear signal to a variety of perpetrators of evil, those of all descriptions.

It works the same way the 'Black Lives Matter' movement has cause the killing of police officers all across the country. Both movements have have announced open season on police officers and the privacy of bathrooms. The woodwork, in both cases, is full of nuts.

Anonymous said...

Drag queens have been around since men could dress up as women. This however is NOT allowing a man dressed as women or "reassignment" surgery (aka mutilation of ones genitals and fully discredited junk medicine - only done by private physicians that would cut their own mother up). Nope this is allowing ANYONE who decides he is feeling womanish today to use the women's showers at a university, high school, or even middle school. I know I was certainly a wise ass as a teenager and no doubt many that age still are. If you think a bunch of boys won't hit the girls showers after volleyball practice as a BIG JOKE then you are clueless about young men. And if this NUT idea becomes law NOTHING can stop this type of behavior. And if you think fathers will not come unglued if some boys are allowed to walk in on their daughters in a shower room or restroom then you know little about fathers. The left has become a bunch of ass clowns. And the more they push their agenda the stronger a Trump figure or even someone like Cruz becomes very palatable. Keep pushing lefties. Keep on pushing. You truly have lost your minds.

Anonymous said...

Transgender is the PC word for a "very f__d up person".

Anonymous said...

It's not always as simple as 'go with your little girl to the bathroom if you're afraid'. Thousands of men take their young daughters to the mall, to sporting events, to concerts. It's not as simple as walking into the bathroom with the child.

If the trans-gendered and genitally-confused really represent one percent of the population, let them find alternative solutions to bladder issues on their own.

Anonymous said...

People have been "passing" as the other sex forever, they just wait until after their school years. Many are employed as the sex they are not. But, the problem seems to be effeminate boys who are being beaten up in the bathrooms at school. Perhaps some type of monitoring could eliminate this bullying. Many effeminate boys mature into good husband and fathers. Tolerance and acceptance needs teaching but mixing the sexes in bathrooms in school years is not a good idea, in my opinion.

Anonymous said...

But, the problem seems to be effeminate boys who are being beaten up in the bathrooms at school.

How do you know? Were you an effeminate boy? Are you one now?

Anonymous said...

Anyone got an answer to how people are going to be able to tell if they are going to the right bathroom? Not a lot of people carry their birth certificate when they go to the bathroom.
There are many men who can dress up like women and no one could tell and women who can dress up like men and no one can tell.
How are they going to enforce this law?

Anonymous said...

7:44 pm I've never been " a boy" but in 70 years on this earth, I've seen a lot of boys and men who are effeminate and a lot of girls and women who look masculine.
7:02 pm is right. The bullying of effeminate boys and masculine looking girls is common and was happening in my youth as well. The girls didn't get beaten up but they certainly were ridiculed. Some of those bullied in my high school did turn out to be homosexual, but some were simply " late bloomers". And, two very masculine looking , popular male athletes turned out to be gay.
Never saw a photo of the well respected Mississippi doctor who is now in prison, did you? You must be the least observant, alert person on the planet.

Anonymous said...

No one can give me an example of a man dressing up as a woman or a woman dressing up as a man as a guise to kidnap or sexually assault children or adults.
The opponents keep giving examples of public bathroom assaults and this law won't deter that from happening. Fortunately, it's still a rather small percentage of all assaults.
I can however give you many examples of children being snatched from their homes by predators, of women and children assaulted and killed in their homes.
I can give countless examples of assaults and murders by family members or people the victim or family knew and trusted.
I'm at a loss that the details of nationally famous cases of the last decades haven't helped supporters of this bill glean something about how sexual predators operate. Does the name Sandusky ring a bell? How about Elizabeth Smart or Jon Benet Ramsey? Ted Bundy?
Indeed, if dressing up as the opposite gender starts to be an M.O., then those who invented a problem that doesn't currently exist are to blame for giving predators the idea!
But, relax, sexual predators enjoy intimidation. They like their victim's fear and want to exude power. That's hard to pull off in a dress and wig.

Anonymous said...

May 15, 2016 at 7:26 AM: "No one can give me an example of a man dressing up as a woman or a woman dressing up as a man as a guise to kidnap or sexually assault children or adults."

TORONTO - A convicted sexual predator who falsely claimed to be transgender and preyed on women at two Toronto shelters could be declared a dangerous offender this month.

Christopher Hambrook — who claimed to be a transgender woman named Jessica — has attacked four vulnerable females between the ages of five and 53 in Montreal and Toronto over the past 12 years.
His latest crimes revealed a continuing trend of exploiting the vulnerable — this time women living at shelters.

The first victim, a deaf and homeless woman from Quebec, checked into the Fred Victor shelter on Jan. 8, 2012. Hambrook had been staying there as “Jessica” since Dec. 23, 2011. She was soon terrorized by Hambrook’s unwanted advances.
The second victim sought refuge at a Dundas St. W. shelter on Feb. 11, 2012, after suffering serious domestic abuse, court heard.

She remained there two weeks. Hambrook — who told people he was a transgender woman — was admitted there at the same time and ended up being his victim’s roommate.

Anonymous said...

Your early Sunday morning lectures are provided courtesy of JJ's troll.

I'll Take A Stand said...

Those of you who are moaning about the mental anguish endured by a man who stands at a urinal after having his genitals removed fail to understand that he can go into a stall and take both a seat and a piss, hopefully in that order.

Meanwhile, there might be five men in this state who have (voluntarily) had their genitals removed and there are probably 500 waiting to enter a stall with or next to your daughter or granddaughter.

Anonymous said...

It might be a good idea for people to learn what else is in the bathroom bill. North Carolina hid a few other things in their bill. Now people are learning what else is in the bill.
Ms. people should take the time to learn if the Ms. politicians loaded a few surprises in their bill.

Anonymous said...

North Carolina hid a few other things in their bill.

What exactly was hidden?

Anonymous said...

"In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies some small way to become evil oneself. One's standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to." - Theodore Dalrymple

Propaganda is the tool, the -ism is interchangeable.

Anonymous said...

Most posting all the positives for this sick nonsense don't even live here. The left has a number of sites they hit and respond. JJ is one of them

Anonymous said...

Doesn't matter where 'they live'. This is a national issue. Obama is on a mission to control all toilet seats in the country.

That cartoon going around is so true. It shows a middle eastern leader threatening to terrorize (and blow asunder) the world while Obama responds that he's busy deciding that little boys should pee in the bathrooms of little girls.

Anonymous said...

Go down to MDE and use whatever restroom you want, regardless of who's in there, and make sure to leer at them.

Anonymous said...

Is leering at them in the bathroom about the same as leering at them on the street?

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