May 12, 2023

Pushing Back Against the Cultists

From fed-up state legislatures to disillusioned transgender case workers, people are beginning to call out the gender cult.

The media have successfully convinced millions of Americans that protecting kids from being “gender-affirmed” is a threat to their health and well-being. Even worse, many states have enacted legislation to keep parents out of the discussion to media accolades.

That’s how we know conservatives have completely lost the narrative to the gender-confusion cultists.

Of course, as long as the Leftmedia control the flow of information, they’ll always have the upper hand. For example, a recent NBC article makes victims of kids whose parents try to shield them from being transitioned. The article claims that Missouri “restricts the rights of trans people,” that LGBTQ rights are being “targeted,” and that more than a dozen parents of trans children in the state say the climate is hostile, with one histrionic parent calling it “a dystopian nightmare.”

We don’t think that word means what that parent thinks it means.

One family mentioned in the article is thinking about moving from solidly red Missouri to Illinois, where Chicago Democrats ensure they can freely transition their child without meddling lawmakers who seem to have a problem with drugging and mutilating children.

Just this week, the Missouri legislature passed two bills that ban so-called gender-affirming care for minors, ban men claiming to be women from competing against women in sports, and forbid healthcare providers from performing gender-transition surgeries. Puberty blockers and hormone treatments for minors would also be banned until 2027.

The state’s efforts to address these issues were in part sparked by whistleblower Jamie Reed, a former case worker at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Transgender Center who, according to NBC News, “alleged the facility was harming children by not conducting thorough mental health assessments before providing patients puberty blockers and hormone replacement therapy.”

One parent who sent her child to the center felt bullied into approving treatments that ultimately caused her son to experience significant mental and physical health problems, including thoughts of suicide.

Who could’ve imagined?

Reed, who describes herself as queer and politically to the left of Bernie Sanders, was appalled at the way children were pushed into transitioning by staff there. She wrote, “Many encounters with patients emphasized to me how little these young people understood the profound impacts changing gender would have on their bodies and minds.”

Furthermore, Reed described how giving estrogen, testosterone, or other drugs to children comes with a range of harmful side effects and that children simply aren’t able to comprehend the implications of these treatments. Reed added, “Another disturbing aspect of the center was its lack of regard for the rights of parents — and the extent to which doctors saw themselves as more informed decision-makers over the fate of these children.”

As the horror stories continue to pour out of transgender facilities across the country, it’s clear that conservatives aren’t the ones victimizing the youngest and most vulnerable members of our society. No matter what the so-called mainstream media have to say, those of us on the Right are these children’s defenders and protectors. We’re the ones telling them the truth.

Unfortunately, America is the world’s leader in pushing this mindless, baseless, and dangerous “gender-affirming” cult onto impressionable kids and their parents. In particular, the corporate media have locked arms and repeated the same phrases to convince us that “gender affirmation” is settled science and that anyone who opposes this view is a science denier or a transphobe.

What’s interesting, though, is that the rest of the world isn’t following America’s dystopian lead.

As columnist Wesley Smith writes: “It turns out that countries such as Great Britain, Sweden, France, and Finland — not exactly Bible Belt nations — have disembarked from the gender-affirming train. Why? According to these nations’ respective health authorities, the scientific data do not unequivocally support the gender-affirming approach, gender incongruence in youth is often transitory, and, further, medical interventions such as puberty-blocking and surgeries may cause more harm than good. Sweden’s national board of health just updated its guidelines to reject the kind of blanket gender-affirming approach advocated by the Biden administration.”

So much for “settled science.” This is more like mad science, and it’s time to stop it.

The good news is that more Americans finally seem to be waking up and taking a stand against these monsters. And not a moment too soon.

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