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Father, Fight for Your Daughter
The radical transgender movement will either be crushed, or it will crush us all.
One voice is yet to rise with the force it inherently has in this transgender push for men in women's sports and spaces: the voice of fathers. I sincerely pray that God will finally lay the burden on a considerable number of us who are still "taking it on the chin," so to speak, to avoid unnecessary conflict. By now, many have realized that you will not be left alone. The radical transgender movement will either be crushed, or it will crush us all.
It is time for fathers to stand up and fight for their daughters.
Representative Wesley Hunt (R-Texas 38) channeled my feelings and the feelings of millions of fathers who are fed up with the tyranny of forcing our girls to surrender their dignity as women at the feet of men who believe they are women in a recent hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Limited Government. At a hearing on "The Dangers and Due Process Violations of 'Gender-Affirming Care' for Children," he passionately said:
… I can assure you that my 4-year-old and my 2-year-old daughter will not change in front of biological men. This is ridiculous. I don't care what party you are a part of; if you think that we are all equal and the same biologically, you've literally lost your mind. And when my two daughters work hard in a sport, work hard in their craft, to be the best that they can be amongst other women, they will compete against other women. I owe Victoria and Olivia and every other young lady in this country that. If you think I'm wrong, I am not the problem—I can assure you.
Amen. It is time for fathers to stand up for their daughters who, at the moment, have been left to fight this fight on their own for the most part. That's my plea, at least. Count me among those like Rep. Hunt who will not allow my daughters to be accosted in this way. I will not comply. I will not surrender. I will not adapt. I will protect my daughters.
The highlight of the hearing was the testimony of Paula Scanlan, Lia Thomas' teammate at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), whose story Concerned Women for America (CWA) presented to the U.S. Department of Education as part of our Title IX complaint against the university. She said:
My teammates and I were forced to undress in the presence of Lia, a six-feet four-inch tall biological man fully-intact with male genitalia, 18 times per week. Some girls opted to change in bathroom stalls and others used the family bathroom to avoid this. When we tried to voice our concern to the Athletic Department, we were told that Lia swimming and being in our locker room was non-negotiable, and we were offered psychological services to attempt to re-educate us to become comfortable with the idea of undressing in front of a male.
To sum up the university's response: we, the women, were the problem, not the victims. We were expected to conform—to move over and shut up. Our feelings didn't matter. The university was gaslighting and fear-mongering women to validate the feelings and identity of a male.
There is absolutely no justification for this. None. Yet the overwhelming majority of Democrats, including President Joe Biden, continue to force women into this type of hostile educational environment. They are promoting the sexual harassment of female college athletes, in blatant violation of federal law, as "progress."
But perhaps we saw a breakthrough at the hearing. Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen (Tennessee 9) had a revealing interaction with Ms. Scanlan. While trying to stand for men who believe they are women and against these athletes fighting for their dignity, Rep. Cohen agreed with CWA that UPenn "did not deal with the situation like they could have and should have in putting some type of barrier in the women's area of the locker room …" We certainly hope he joins us in calling on the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Education to take action against the university for its failures.
But, of course, his very proposition reveals the absurdity of his proposal. In response to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida 1), Ms. Scanlan did a masterful job of exposing it.
I think by Rep. Cohen admitting that we need barriers, acknowledges there are biological differences between men and women. And by acknowledging that we need to have private spaces that are separate from each other, why can't we just use the locker rooms we've always used: the men's and the women's? If you are acknowledging that we need protection and privacy from these men, then you are acknowledging that the locker rooms that we've always used are the correct ones.
Can she be more reasonable? But, the reality is that she is being ignored under our current leadership in Washington. Policy is driven by the selfish desires of the few men who dream of being women.
We stand at a crucial point in history for our country. The time to fight for our daughters is now. An entire legal bureaucracy to implement transgender desires into public law is being established as I type, and it has the full backing of the White House. Tomorrow will be too late if fathers don't stand up now.