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August 30, 2023

The Insane Are Running the Asylum — and the Country

Gender confusion is the source of an incredible amount of harm and hardship in our society.

Debunking the age-old phrase that parents use to toughen their children against schoolyard bullies, sticks and stones are not the only way to harm others.

The words we speak and the ideas we believe can have far more of an impact than throwing rocks. We are finding out that not only can what we say either bring health or harm, but whether or not what we say is the truth will determine the outcome.

District Court Judge Alan Johnson ruled against a sorority at the University of Wyoming this week, throwing out a lawsuit against Kappa Kappa Gamma for allowing fellow college student Artemis Langford, who is a male, to self-identify as a woman and live in the all-female home.

The women have previously reported that sharing a living space with this person had made them uncomfortable. That’s putting it mildly — they detail several instances of Langford (allegedly) “voyeuristically peeping on them while they were in intimate situations, and, in at least one occasion, had a visible erection while doing so.” He also allegedly made inappropriate, derogatory comments during group conversations.

In the suit, the girls state that the sorority broke its own rules by admitting a male into the organization, as the official documents that outline the rules for participation specify that the group is to be reserved exclusively for females. Through their case, they also pushed the court to establish a definition for the word “woman” to mean “adult human female.”

Unfortunately, Judge Johnson decided in favor of social justice over actual justice. He rejected the pleas of these young women for their space, privacy, and rights to be legally and officially protected, particularly from opportunistic men who are only too happy to wear makeup and feminine clothing if that’s all they have to do to be able to live in a home with dozens of beautiful women.

The case was dismissed based on the ridiculous idea that there is no true definition of the word “woman.” The young women who must deal with the consequences of this abandonment of reality cannot gatekeep the term and withhold it from anyone who wants to use it at any time for any reason.

At the opposite end of the country, legendary musician Alice Cooper is facing backlash for daring to explain, accurately, that children are prone to influence, and the things they believe or want when they’re young are more than likely to change as they get older.

“I’m understanding that there are cases of transgender,” Cooper said, “but I’m afraid that it’s also a fad, and I’m afraid there’s a lot of people claiming to be this just because they want to be that.” Then, asking his wider audience to think about what children are truly capable of understanding, he continued: “I find it wrong when you’ve got a six-year-old kid who has no idea. He just wants to play, and you’re confusing him, telling him, ‘Yeah, you’re a boy, but you could be a girl if you want to be.’”

There was nothing controversial or non-factual about the concepts Cooper outlined in his comments.

Children are the most vulnerable and impressionable people in society. That’s why we have laws to protect them from being taken advantage of or from being led to do things that could cause long-term psychological and/or physical harm.

Teens are notorious for changing their interests, wardrobe, style, hobbies, and friends as often as they change their mood. So it goes against reality to commit them to a decision they make today, largely based on the hormones and anxiety that come with this stage of development, and not consider the high likelihood that there will be a level of regret once maturity and life experience come into the picture.

Yet simply for saying true things, Cooper found himself canceled from a brand deal with Vampyre Cosmetics. On the company’s Instagram account, the public announcement read: “In light of recent statements by Alice Cooper, we will no longer be doing a makeup collaboration. We stand with all members of the LGBTQIA+ community and believe everyone should have access to healthcare.”

Apparently, referring to children’s verified lack of development and questioning their ability to comprehend what it means to permanently alter their minds and bodies is interpreted as denying rights. Young kids simply can’t appreciate their future need for their reproductive organs, but it’s mean to tell them the truth.

To a degree, we have gotten used to dealing with a certain level of insanity. There is a small yet impressively raucous group of people who are so weak-minded that there is nothing they cannot be convinced to accept as normal and demand as a right. That’s happening even as the cost is for women to lose their ability to speak freely and to advocate for their own safety, or for children to face a lifetime of unnecessary medical complications and irreversible damage.

Though the percentage of the population that adheres to this insanity is small, it is not insignificant. It is at the behest of the loudest, most extreme voices of today’s society that entire groups of women are being forced to endure living with mentally ill men; that rapidly growing numbers of children are being admitted into gender clinics; that the demand for services like “gender-affirming therapy” is so high that wait lists are needed; and that even the law is being swayed to accommodate the thoughts and feelings of those with the highest tendencies toward lewdness and abuse.

This growing movement does not need sticks to make women feel threatened, and they do not need stones to cause permanent damage. Their words and ideas are causing a crisis of instability, and no one is safe from the impact.

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