Written by Laurie Higgins
There are many reasons for the disapproval and even contempt Americans have for their elected representatives. These include lawmakers’ penchant for corruption and collusion in the service of their self-interests, chief of which may be their undying devotion to perpetual re-election.
Another reason for the subterranean reputation of many of our lawmakers is their commitment to dissembling. In a recent Facebook fit of pique over a short article written by IFI Executive Director David Smith that summarized State Senator Chris Nybo’s (R-24th*) distinctly unconservative votes, Nybo rebuked Smith for failing to publicly acknowledge that he, Nybo, had “refused to support” SB 1564. Nybo wrote this snarky comment:
Dave, no comment on how I refused to support 1564 when it came back for concurrence in the Senate?
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Written by David E. Smith
Insanity! On the heels of Target’s ridiculous bathroom policy to allow gender-confused men to have full access to women’s bathrooms in their stores, Barack Obama and his administration decided to issue a federal mandate requiring all public schools in the nation to comply with similar radical co-ed restroom policies. These absurd policies ignore the privacy and safety needs of the vast majority to accommodate the absurd wishes of a few.
The fact is, males and females are created different yet are of equal and infinite value and worth. Respecting the innate biological and immutable differences of the sexes requires that we recognize the privacy, modesty and safety distinctions of bathrooms, locker rooms and changing rooms. Contrary to what some may say, preserving and honoring these differences is not “discrimination.”
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