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Wed May 15, 2024, 07:37 AM Wednesday

Moms for Liberty Sues to Stop Protections for Trans Kids

Source: Daily Beast

Updated May 14, 2024 9:29PM EDT / Published May 14, 2024 9:07PM EDT

Moms for Liberty is suing the U.S. Department of Education over the Biden Administration’s new Title IX regulations that protect transgender students—and they’ve listed a series of scenarios where they claim the rule would “irreparably harm” their members’ children and violate their Christian beliefs.

Among their listed anxieties: A high-school athlete in Pennsylvania would be banned from sharing her views on a local transgender coach using girls’ locker rooms, and a Kansas college activist couldn’t host an anti-trans talk by right-wing provocateur Matt Walsh or write sidewalk chalk messages like “Men are not women.”

The national extremist group joins about two-dozen Republican-led states waging legal battles to stop the new LGBTQ protections to the landmark education law from going into effect, arguing safety, privacy, freedom of speech and religious liberty are at stake.

Co-plaintiffs in Moms for Liberty’s complaint, which was filed Tuesday in Kansas federal court, include the states of Kansas, Alaska, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as Young America’s Foundation, a nonprofit for young conservatives, and a lesser-known group called Female Athletes United. An Oklahoma middle-schooler, identified only as “K.R.,” also tacked their name onto the lawsuit.

Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/moms-for-liberty-sues-to-stop-protections-for-trans-kids?ref=home

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(130,227 posts)
4. Since they are now consistently being voted out and removed from school boards nationwide
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:01 AM

they have to find some other thing to do to get attention.


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3. Why are their "Christian values" and their children the only ones they worry about harming?
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:01 AM

Bullies, with financial backing from some heinous conservatives.


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5. They have no standing to bring suit nor to join one. They are an Astro--Turf RW front group representing Charles Koch
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:02 AM

and Leonard Leo.

Midnight Writer

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6. Their Right to Hate in the Name of Christ is more important than other people's Right to Live.
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:32 AM

Just like Jesus taught us.


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7. Should Be Renamed...
Wed May 15, 2024, 08:48 AM

Nazi Women for Fascism.

Or, spitballing here:

Females for Fascism? Or FFF for short.


(2,598 posts)
9. Oh, so now these fanatics are in favor of privacy.
Wed May 15, 2024, 11:13 AM

They certainly aren't in favor of privacy when it comes to women having life or death control over our bodies through our choice of medical care.


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10. Assholes with casseroles
Wed May 15, 2024, 11:44 AM

these Mom are against liberty. They want fascist control over others just trying to live life.

Klanned Karenhood


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12. I Thought Their Membership Was Plummetting
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:20 PM

Even some of their own members have lost interest in what they have to say.


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13. It is
Wed May 15, 2024, 02:41 PM

and they are being voted out of school boards and removed from leadership positions left and right - https://www.cnn.com/2024/02/03/us/moms-for-liberty-scandal-opposition/index.html

This astroturf organization (like the teabaggers) have had to find some kind of relevancy somewhere else.


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14. They should change their name to
Wed May 15, 2024, 05:42 PM

Traitor Trash for Impunity.

Because they aren't worthy of calling themselves Moms, and they don't have the faintest clue what Liberty is.


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16. Has this clamor of harpies never considered the incongruity of their organization's name?
Thu May 16, 2024, 12:43 PM

I have never read ANYTHING about them that has the aim of increasing the liberty of any people whatsoever that aren't them.

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