I’ve little doubt that the protesting dad and mom are honest. They’re anxious about their children. That’s completely comprehensible.
Lots of them are additionally misguided and misinformed — particularly in the event that they suppose their children may turn out to be homosexual or transgender due to an image they noticed in a graphic novel.
That’s not how that works. That’s not how any of that works.
However they proceed to suppose so — to see a fundamental human organic issue as sin, as one thing they need to punish as they’d mendacity or shoplifting — regardless of the witness and life expertise of actually thousands and thousands of individuals all through the world and historical past who say that is what they are, not what they do.
Admittedly, some college organizations are doing themselves no favors once they reply by asserting their experience. They should discover methods to pander to oldsters’ rights. Like their challengers.
However extra essential than the rights of oldsters are the rights of kids.
In North Carolina, our structure ensures kids the fitting to a sound, fundamental schooling.
Additionally they have the fitting to reside; the fitting to nourishment. They usually need to be uncovered to attitudes they won’t discover at house.
Kids don’t belong to their dad and mom — dad and mom belong to their kids, as expeditors and stewards and guides. They serve them poorly in the event that they attempt to create youthful variations of themselves.