For reasons I can’t quite wrap my head around, our local newspaper declined to print this column. So I am publishing it right here.
Maybe you can guess why they declined. Here’s the deal:
Following guidance from the Obama administration, our Anne Arundel County Schools have recently adopted some policies and practices regarding students who have self identified as “transgendered”. Many parents consider those policies and practices to be both questionable and troublesome.
As Councilman for District Five I share many of these parental concerns.
As a result, I cosponsored and helped to draft Resolution 57-16 which contained language expressing the view of the Council that the rights of all students need to be respected and protected.
Some folks don’t agree.
In fact I when I wrote a column on this issue explaining why biological boys and biological girls should not be sleeping together on school related overnight trips, the local paper refused to print it.
The editor told me he felt it was an attack on children. This seems very strange to me since I wrote the column (and Resolution 57-16) for the purpose of defending and protecting the children.
Therefore I am publishing it myself right here. The title is “Sometimes Make Believe Is a Dangerous Game”
If you would let me know if you agree or disagree with my view, I would be grateful for your opinion.