Tag: civil rights

Lt Gov: Texas will forego federal funds over LGBT policy

Today every school got a letter from the Department of Justice that allows any transgender student to enter the locker room or bathroom of the gender they “identify with.” And if our schools don’t comply, Obama has threatened to stop their funding.

Now I work at a High School. I know transgender kids. The problem that I have with this new directive is that now any teen boy can say, “hey, I am a girl today,” and enter the girls locker room or bathroom to see every girl there naked. They are teenagers. Or any girl can say, “hey I am a boy today” and go into the boys bathroom or locker room.  Again, they are teenagers.

I can tell you I am Christian and I am conservative. This is wrong. This is not Justice.  I support Texas and North Carolina. God bless them big Lord, and any other state that stands up for Christian values, in Jesus Name.

 

 

DALLAS (AP) — Texas’ lieutenant governor said Friday, May 13, that the state is prepared to forfeit billions of federal dollars in public school funding in defiance of an Obama administration directive requiring schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity. The new directive is expected […]

http://spartanecho.org/2016/05/13/lt-gov-texas-will-forego-federal-funds-over-lgbt-policy/

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10 Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

10 Inspirational Quotes for Black History Month

 

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  1. “Open your eyes to the beauty around you, open your mind to the wonders of life, open your heart to those who love you, and always be true to yourself.” – Maya Angelou
  2. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.” – Oprah Winfrey
  3. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman
  4. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. “Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama
  6. “You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” – Rosa Parks
  7. “Hate is too great a burden to bear. It injures the hater more than it injures the hated.” – Coretta Scott King
  8. “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.” -Alice Walker
  9. “If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” – Maya Angelou
  10.  “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the full staircase.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
 

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