Thousands of concerned Virginia parents managed to stall the implementation of a government-mandated transgender policy in all K-12 schools that would allow boys who claim to be girls to enter girls’ bathrooms, dressing rooms, and changing areas.
Slated to take effect on Feb. 4, the mandates were sent back for review for another 30 days after more than 9,000 Virginians commented on them at a state-run public comment site where 2-to-1 they opposed the policies.
“More than 9,000 Virginians had made their voices heard on the state-run public comment site for this policy,” said Victoria Cobb, president of The Family Foundation of Virginia. “Those comments reflected that the majority of Virginians were speaking 2-1 against it. State law is requiring every single, K-12 public school to adopt measures that align with this transgender policy that- in one fell swoop- erases basic parental rights and protections for the bodily privacy and safety rights of even our youngest students.”
Titled the “Model Policies for the Treatment of Transgender Students in Virginia’s Public Schools,” the policies would bring about the following changes in schools: Read more…