Kansas Board of Education Votes to Ignore Obama Admin Mandate to Allow Boys in Girls’ Restrooms

Womens Restroom-compressedTOPEKA, Kansas — The Kansas Board of Education has voted to ignore the recent guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, which require school districts to allow boys who identify as girls to use the girls’ restroom and vice versa.

The board concluded unanimously 10-0 on June 15 that local schools are best suited to decide how they will handle the issue of restroom use and other matters surrounding those diagnosed with gender dysphoria.

“We are firm in our belief that decisions about the care, safety and well-being of all students are best made by the local school district based on the needs and desires of the students, parents and communities they serve,” it said in a statement. “In Kansas, like many other states, our schools have been addressing transgender student needs with sensitivity and success for many years.”

Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp had sent letters throughout western and central Kansas, calling upon school leaders to defy the federal guidelines.

“Neither our girls or boys should be forced to undress in the presence of individuals who are of the opposite biological sex,” Huelskamp wrote. “Our children should also not be subjected to a greater risk of threats from predators who seek to do them harm.”

As previously reported, the Justice and Education Departments issued an eight-page document last month that outlines that the government interprets Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as applying to those who identify as transgender.

The section, which prohibits educational institutions from discriminating against a person based on their gender, has generally been considered as applying to discrimination against women in treating females as inferior to males, including in sports programs.

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“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance,” Title IX reads.

The departments consequently advised due to their interpretation of the law that schools must allow males who identify as females and vice versa to use the restroom or locker room that corresponds with their “internal sense of gender.”

“A school may provide separate facilities on the basis of sex, but must allow transgender students access to such facilities consistent with their gender identity,” they wrote. “A school may not require transgender students to use facilities inconsistent with their gender identity or to use individual-user facilities when other students are not required to do so.”

“Under Title IX, there is no medical diagnosis or treatment requirement that students must meet as a prerequisite to being treated consistent with their gender identity,” the departments noted.

The government warned that failure to follow the guidelines could result in the loss of federal funding.

“As a condition of receiving federal funds, a school agrees that it will not exclude, separate, deny benefits to, or otherwise treat differently on the basis of sex any person in its educational programs or activities unless expressly authorized to do so under Title IX or its implementing regulations,” the guidelines stated.

Within days of the issuance of the guidelines, 11 states filed suit to challenge the regulations, including Texas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin.


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  • TheBottomline4This

    As they should. Being FORCED to go along with this mental illness is stupid.
    Born a male, always a male.
    Born a female, always a female.
    If you “think” you are anything else, then you are mentally ill. Period.

  • Ronald Carter

    But boys AREN’T allowed in girls’ restrooms. Transgendered girls are.

    • Amos Moses

      Yeah ……… so boys …………..

      • Ronald Carter

        Not at all.

        • Amos Moses

          Let me fix that for you …….

          All ………………

          • Ronald Carter

            You can’t fix what you don’t seem to understand is not broken. Pretending transgenderism doesn’t exist doesn’t make it go away. All you are doing is burying your head in the sand.

          • Amos Moses

            The person who is a boy or a man CLAIMING to be a girl or woman …….. is BROKEN ……………….. not all that hard to figure out ………..

          • Ronald Carter

            And that’s your peer-reviewed, scientifically sound, medically arrived at opinion?

          • TheBottomline4This

            It’s your peer reviewed, scientifically funded by those who support this notion, medically funded by those who support this notion’s opinion.

            Born male, always male. Born female, always female.
            Trans are mentally ill. You enabling them is not loving.

          • Ronald Carter

            That is a cop-out answer. Just as you don’t want to look at science to explain the origins of the world and just give up and say “goddidit”, you are doing the same thing with transgenders, ignoring all the accepted science and just waving your hand and dismissing them all as mentally ill. They aren’t.

          • TheBottomline4This

            Born male, always male. Born female, always female.
            Trans ARE mentally ill. You enabling them is not loving.
            There is reason why for most of history if one went around claiming they were something they are not, that they were put in an mental institution. You are blinded by satan Ronny. Until something bigger than a comment section knocks some sense into you on this, you will continue to cling to a lie. They ARE mentally ill Ronny, like it or not.

          • Ronald Carter

            Your airy dismissal of them as “mentally ill” without having any of of grounding in science or medicine or mental health is about the least loving thing I can imagine. This has nothing to do with Satan or any other boogeyman you want to invoke when someone disagrees with you. This is about science. And you don’t have it on your side, plain and simple, so you are in no position to diagnose mental illness. You simply don’t understand the field you’re talking about. No one is lying. They have evidence. Why do you refuse to look at it or even read it?

          • TheBottomline4This

            You are wrong Ronny.
            They are mentally ill.

          • Ronald Carter

            You have no qualifications to say that. Jesus didn’t call on you to fight facts and evidence.

          • TheBottomline4This

            Jesus agrees with me. They are the sex His Father made them. They are the ones who for whatever emotional issues have chosen this path. They are mentally ill Ronny. The truth stinks and isn’t easy for those who are weaker to accept.

          • Jeremy Derby

            However mental health professionals do call it a mental illness called gender dysphoria. The popular way that they are choosing to treat it today is wrong, however they are still in agreement that it is a mental illness/psychological disorder.

          • Amos Moses

            Speaking for Jesus now …………….. hmmmmmmmmmmmm

          • Ronald Carter

            Something you, a so-called Christian, never seem to do.
            Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

          • Jeremy Derby

            I see you added to the post after I made my comment to your other posts, could you please actually respond to it, or do you just want to ignore it because it includes evidence from sources you claim to trust, but apparently not when it goes against what you believe.

          • Ronald Carter

            You said, “The popular way they are choosing to treat it today is wrong.” Are you a mental health professional or doctor?

          • Jeremy Derby

            No I am not, however I do still have several higher level degrees and have had study in those areas, and even in the most basic area of mental health study you don’t treat a mental and psychological disorder by feeding into it. Considering that they are choosing to feed into it, even though the most basic areas of their education show that is a 100% wrong method to do, than that would mean that what they are doing is wrong. Considering that is the question you had in response to my message than I take it that you would agree that they do have a mental illness, and that your entire argument that you have been having with these other individuals was pointless considering your entire point was mental health professionals don’t say it is an illness when in fact they do.

          • Ronald Carter

            Let’s just cut to the chase then, do you think what these people REALLY need is s nice big dose of Jesus? Or to be saved, or to read the King James Bible?

          • Jeremy Derby

            That is an entirely different matter, and you are completely changing the entire point of the conversation and missing key points, however I will respond to your specific questions, however please refer back to my post and actually respond to the points I made rather than leaping directly to whether or no I am a Christian, which I will let you in a secret most people that will be reading and responding to the articles on this site will either be Christians, or they will be people that are just trolling Christian news so they can be completely negative and spew their hate against Christianity . Everyone really needs Jesus as their savior and without Jesus they are doomed to eternal damnation. I actually don’t even really like the King James version, I prefer the English Standard Version.

          • Ronald Carter

            Well then I have my answer. If you’re talking about eternal damnation from a higher power, how am I supposed to discuss science matters with you?

          • Jeremy Derby

            Except you were the one who specifically asked about my religious views, you were the one who changed the topic of the conversation from science to my religious views. Do you somehow think that simply because someone has religious views that they cannot have a thorough understanding of science? Being a Christian does not automatically mean someone cannot be a scientist or study science. So exactly how does my religious view, that you brought into the conversation, mean that we cannot discuss science matters?

          • Ronald Carter

            Because if you truly possessed a scientific mind, the concept of eternal damnation wouldn’t just be impossible to you, it would be downright offensive.

          • Jeremy Derby

            I see so you believe that someone who has any sort of belief in a higher power cannot posses a scientific mind. Here is a list of entire scientific disciplines that came about from Bible believing Christians that were also creationist:

            ANTISEPTIC SURGERY: JOSEPH LISTER (1827-1912), BACTERIOLOGY:
            LOUIS PASTEUR (1822-1895), CALCULUS: ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727), CELESTIAL
            MECHANICS: JOHANN KEPLER (1571-1630), CHEMISTRY: ROBERT BOYLE (1627-1691), COMPARATIVE
            ANATOMY: GEORGES CUVIER (1769-1832), COMPUTER SCIENCE: CHARLES BABBAGE
            (1792-1871), DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS: LORD RAYLEIGH (1842-1919), DYNAMICS: ISAAC
            NEWTON (1642-1727), ELECTRONICS: JOHN AMBROSE FLEMING (1849-1945), ELECTRODYNAMICS:
            JAMES CLERK MAXWELL (1831-1879), ELECTRO-MAGNETICS: MICHAEL FARADAY (1791-1867),
            ENERGETICS: LORD KELVIN (1824-1907), ENTOMOLOGY OF LIVING INSECTS: HENRI FABRE
            (1823-1915), FIELD THEORY: MICHAEL FARADAY (1791-1867), FLUID MECHANICS: GEORGE
            STOKES (1819-1903), GALACTIC ASTRONOMY: WILLIAM HERSCHEL (1738-1822), GAS DYNAMICS: ROBERT BOYLE (1627-1691), GENETICS:
            GREGOR MENDEL (1822-1884), GLACIAL GEOLOGY: LOUIS AGASSIZ (1807-1873), GYNECOLOGY:
            JAMES SIMPSON (1811-1870), HYDRAULICS: LEONARDO DA VINCI (1452-1519), HYDROGRAPHY:
            MATTHEW MAURY (1806-1873), HYDROSTATICS: BLAISE PASCAL (1623-1662), ICHTHYOLOGY:
            LOUIS AGASSIZ (1807-1873), ISOTOPIC CHEMISTRY: WILLIAM RAMSAY (1852-1916), MODEL
            ANALYSIS: LORD RAYLEIGH (1842-1919), NATURAL HISTORY: JOHN RAY (1627-1705), NON-EUCLIDEAN
            GEOMETRY: BERNHARD RIEMANN (1826- 1866), OCEANOGRAPHY: MATTHEW MAURY
            (1806-1873), OPTICAL MINERALOGY: DAVID BREWSTER (1781-1868), PALEONTOLOGY: JOHN
            WOODWARD (1665-1728), PATHOLOGY RUDOLPH VIRCHOW (1821-1902), PHYSICAL ASTRONOMY:
            JOHANN KEPLER (1571-1630), REVERSIBLE THERMODYNAMICS: JAMES JOULE (1818-1889) STATISTICAL
            THERMODYNAMICS: JAMES CLERK MAXWELL (1831-1879), STRATIGRAPHY: NICHOLAS STENO
            (1631-1686), SYSTEMATIC BIOLOGY: CAROLUS LINNAEUS (1707-1778), THERMODYNAMICS:
            LORD KELVIN (1824-1907), THERMOKINETICS: HUMPHREY DAVY (1778-1829), VERTEBRATE
            PALEONTOLOGY: GEORGES CUVIER (1769-1832).

            Additionally here are some notable inventions, discoveries,
            and developments as well as scientist that were Christ believing, creationist
            scientist: ABSOLUTE TEMPERATURE SCALE: LORD KELVIN (1824-1907), ACTUARIAL
            TABLES: CHARLES BABBAGE (1792-1871), BAROMETER: BLAISE PASCAL (1623-1662), BIOGENESIS
            LAW: LOUIS PASTEUR (1822-1895), CALCULATING MACHINE: CHARLES BABBAGE
            (1792-1871), CHLOROFORM: JAMES SIMPSON (1811-1870), CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM:
            CAROLUS LINNAEUS (1707-1778), DOUBLE STARS: WILLIAM HERSCHEL (1738-1822), ELECTRIC
            GENERATOR: MICHAEL FARADAY (1791-1867), ELECTRIC MOTOR: JOSEPH HENRY
            (1797-1878), EPHEMERIS TABLES: JOHANN KEPLER (1571-1630), FERMENTATION CONTROL:
            LOUIS PASTEUR (1822-1895), GALVANOMETER: JOSEPH HENRY (1797-1878), GLOBAL STAR
            CATALOG: JOHN HERSCHEL (1792-1871), INERT GASES: WILLIAM RAMSAY (1852-1916), KALEIDOSCOPE:
            DAVID BREWSTER (1781-1868), LAW OF GRAVITY: ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727), MINE
            SAFETY LAMP: HUMPHREY DAVY (1778-1829), PASTEURIZATION: LOUIS PASTEUR
            (1822-1895), REFLECTING TELESCOPE: ISAAC NEWTON (1642-1727), SCIENTIFIC METHOD:
            FRANCIS BACON (1561-1626), SELF-INDUCTION: JOSEPH HENRY (1797-1878), TELEGRAPH:
            SAMUEL F.B. MORSE (1791-1872), THERMIONIC VALVE: AMBROSE FLEMING (1849-1945), TRANS-ATLANTIC
            CABLE: LORD KELVIN (1824-1907), VACCINATION & IMMUNIZATION: LOUIS PASTEUR
            (1822-1895).

            These are just a few short list of examples there are many
            others. So exactly what is wrong again
            with being a Christian and having a scientific mind?

          • Ronald Carter

            No, it’s not that I believe that someone who has a belief in a higher power cannot possess a scientific mind, I believe that someone who has a belief in a higher power who deals out eternal burning in a lake of fire for not believing in it cannot possess a rational mind.

          • Jeremy Derby

            You just said previously that I could not have a scientific mind, now you say I could not have a rational mind, please make up your mind. It seems as though your the one who does not have a rational mind.

          • Amos Moses

            See ………. i ……….. as a christian ………… know what He said …………. you ………… NOT SO MUCH …………… and so your trying to speak for Him is a sin ………….. it is called BLASPHEMY ……. putting words in Gods mouth that He clearly NEVER said …………..

          • Ronald Carter

            Why do you do the exact opposite of what Jesus would do, then?

          • Amos Moses

            And that would be what ………… to your mind …………….

          • Ronald Carter

            Well, all the hate? All the intolerance? All the self-righteousness?

          • TheBottomline4This

            It is on your side. You hate the Truth. You are intolerant of the Truth. You are self righteous in your views. You truly don’t see how you are. Why are you even on a site that is primarily geared toward those of faith?? I don’t go to sites that mainly support the folly you believe. Why would I waste time there? I wouldn’t expect to change anyone’s mind there. It would be a futile effort. Just as yours here is.

          • Ronald Carter

            You keep referring to your faith as the “truth”. No. Truth is truth. Facts and evidence are truth. The very things you keep pushing aside as you embrace your faith. There is a huge difference between faith and truth, and you wonder why people are spoiling your nice cozy insulated bubble?

          • TheBottomline4This

            Ronny, you’re depraved. You are wrong on most of what you say. Again…Why are you even on a site that is primarily geared toward those of faith?? I don’t go to sites that mainly support the folly you believe. Why would I waste time there? I wouldn’t expect to change anyone’s mind there. It would be a futile effort. Just as yours here is.

          • Ronald Carter

            Excuse me, but what is depraved about pointing out to you very obvious things which the dictionary can verify? Faith is not truth. You are not providing a shred of evidence, only opinions and matters of faith. Why I am here is the same reason you are here…the subject matter interests me.

          • TheBottomline4This

            Depraved in general and especially on the topic of trans issues.

          • Amos Moses

            No ……….. Christ is truth ………… Truth is not a thing ………. it is a person …. and that person is Christ …………

          • Amos Moses

            There is none of those …………… except in your mind …………..it is not “self-righteousness” to TELL THE TRUTH …….. it is not “intolerance” to TELL THE TRUTH ……….. it is not “hate” to TELL THE TRUTH …………… what is your problem with TELLING THE TRUTH …………. unless a person has a problem with TELLING THE TRUTH …………

            It is “hate” to LIE TO THEM ……………… it is “intolerant” to LIE TO THEM …………….. it is “self righteousness” to LISTEN TO LIES because the source of the lies is hate and intolerance ……………………… the only “self-righteous” ones here are all the homosexuals trying DESPERATELY to convince us of THEIR lie …………….

          • Ronald Carter

            Scientific evidence is not opinion. It is evidence. Your dismissal of them as mentally ill when you don’t understand is the opposite of loving. It is hate and fear.

          • TheBottomline4This

            No Ronny. You hate and fear Truth. They are mentally ill. I don’t hate them, I pity them. Truth is their only hope.

          • Ronald Carter

            I’m the one embracing truth, not you. This isn’t up for debate. These are facts. If you fight against them, you lose.

          • TheBottomline4This

            Jesus agrees with me. They are the sex His Father made them. They are the ones who for whatever emotional issues have chosen this path. They are mentally ill Ronny. The truth stinks and isn’t easy for those who are weaker to accept

          • Amos Moses

            You have no “facts” ………. you have misinterpreted lies …………

          • Ronald Carter

            Not even a single one. You are WRONG.

          • Amos Moses

            Sorry ………… all you have is misinterpreted lies ……… ALL ………..

          • Amos Moses

            It is evidence ………… FALSELY interpreted ………… so while it is evidence … it is most CERTAINLY NOT science ………… Your support of a lie …… is “loving” …… REALLY ……….

          • Amos Moses

            No ……….. this is a christian site and we are christians having a discussion ……….. and it is a BIBLICAL veiw ………. and God has done the review ………… there is no “peer-review” as God has no peer ………….. He is always right ………… He CREATED us and He would know ……

          • Amos Moses

            i am sure if you want to argue a “science” point ……… there are many blogs you could do that at ……….. this is a christian site ……… we are discussing christianity and christian values and a BIBLICAL worldview …. not a fleshly worldview ………

  • Nidalap

    Wowzers! Actual common sense! See how shocking it feels to see some?

  • Amos Moses

    Teachers in the Girls’ Schools Association across the United Kingdom are being told not to call girls “girls,” because it might cause offense.

    The U.K.’s Christian Institute noted that the single-sex schools in the association “have also been advised to create unisex toilets.”

    WND

    • Grace Kim Kwon

      UK and USA never care about offending the Christians. The Muslim population is a timely blessing to the cowards of such double standards. Everyone needs Jesus for salvation and the truth.

  • Reason2012

    So notice the hypocritical logic they use:

    If you’re a man who only FEELS like a woman, even though you still have male genitalia, it’s “discrimination” to make him use the bathroom with other men.

    But if you’re REALLY a BIOLOGICAL woman (who obviously also FEELS like a woman, btw), then it’s NOT discrimination to make her use the bathroom with other men who will now walk in on her, both in bathrooms and locker rooms.

    Behold the hypocrisy of their “discrimination” lies.

    They want to discriminate against everyone else in the name of stopping discrimination. They are discriminating against and endangering everyone else by enabling_perverts, predators and_pedophiles.

    Contact your representatives about the REAL discrimination: forcing 100% of women and little girls to use the bathroom with men who will walk in on them in bathrooms and locker rooms. Let’s get every state to vote to ignore this mandate by our perversion activist administration and sue the administration for their violation of the Constitution of the United States of America.

  • Michael C

    “…decisions about the care, safety and well-being of all students are best made by the local school district… our schools have been addressing transgender student needs with sensitivity and success for many years.”

    To me, this sounds like the Kansas Board of Education is perfectly comfortable with Kansas schools allowing transgender students to use the appropriate facilities.

    • Amos Moses

      So you support discrimination against women ……….. being forced to eliminate and change clothes in front of men who pretend to be girls ……….. how very “tolerant” of you …….

    • Slidellman4life

      The Kansas Board of Education has voted to ignore the recent guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education, which require school districts to allow boys who identify as girls to use the girls’ restroom and vice versa.

      And that’s in the first paragraph, Mr. PVS.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Good for Kansas! Right, say NO to Obama’s lawlessnesss. Americans should always stay free to do what is right and good in God’s sight – it was the purpose of USA’s existence.

  • Amos Moses

    Are Neo-evangelicals backing Biblically conservatives Christians into a corner on purpose? Neo-evangelicals are redefining what it means to be loving and to treat people with respect and as a result Biblical Christians are being cast as hateful by holding to Biblical standards. Hear the audio of the pastor from First Baptist Church of Orlando trying to justify the ecumenical and unbiblical prayer service last week that included a leader for LGBTQ agenda and a so-called pastor calling the LGBTQ community the chief corner stone. Hear the audio as Brannon explains how he believes neo-evangelicals are setting up Biblical Christians for hate crimes and prosecution. Topic: Brannon talks about the difference between being kind to people and endorsing their sinful life style and behavior. Christians should be respectful and kind but the term respectful is being redefined to mean you must accept and value the lifestyle and behavior of people. Topic: Loving has also been redefined by neo-evangelicals while they do the most unloving thing one can do and that is withhold or distort the gospel from those that are lost.

    Worldview Weekend

  • TheBottomline4This

    Go to youtube and search for “Former Transgender Exposes Trans Movement! Walt Heyer | Louder With Crowder”.
    This is just one example of what I’ve been saying. Trans is a mental illness. With proper treatment, these people can be brought back to reality. There is always a trigger. Bruce revealed his. Laverne Cox revealed his. There is always a trigger.

  • Kitrin Hearns

    AMEN, AMEN, AMEN Mr. Moses!!! Thank you for standing up for Jesus Christ. I have never seen anywhere in history where a group of people TAKE OVER the U.S. like this group is. EVERYTHING they are demanding, they want to get. No one wants to talk about what Satan is doing. No one sees him in anything, but they know how to blame God. Satan knows how much God loves humans, so he is twisting everything about God’s creation to get back at God. This is a spiritual war between Satan and God. They are fighting over humans, because we are placed above Satan in God’s eyes.