4.11.22 – Epoch Occasions
“Lt. Gov. of Texas Slams Radical Left’s Agenda to Disrupt Household
Dan Patrick casts state’s ethical battle as between ‘those that consider in God, and those that consider they’re God’
By Patrick Butler
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick stated the battle over abortion and the sexualization of youngsters Ok–2 in public faculties was “a battle of those that consider that they’re God and have management over life and demise and even their intercourse and those that consider there’s a Creator, who consider in God, consider in Jesus Christ.”
Patrick made his feedback throughout a 15-minute cellphone interview at Dallas space radio station 660 AM “The Reply” on April 6.
“No matter their denomination is and their religion is, they consider there’s a larger energy who decides life and a better energy who designed us as human beings,” Patrick stated.
He additionally described the “radical left ideology” because the “Marxist, socialist agenda to disrupt the household.”
…Beforehand, Patrick has advocated the revocation of tenure for professors employed by the Texas college system; he has vowed to evaluate books in public college libraries selling transgender identification; he has affirmed the so-called “Heartbeat Invoice” that restricts abortions after about six weeks, and he has now framed the gender situation in early major college schooling in non secular phrases.
On April 4, the lieutenant governor, who’s up for reelection in November, launched a marketing campaign electronic mail after the Walt Disney Firm had objected to the latest Florida laws restraining faculties from educating younger youngsters about sexual orientation or gender identification.
…Patrick not solely defended the Florida regulation’s implementation however stated he needs to see it “enacted in Texas.”
“I’ll make this regulation a prime precedence within the subsequent session,” Patrick wrote. “This situation will likely be addressed in our interim Training Committee Hearings underneath Parental Rights.”
…Patrick criticized Disney in his April 4 electronic mail.
“This loopy ‘woke’ radical agenda is pushed by a couple of, however rejected by virtually everybody in America, throughout all political spectrums,” he wrote.
“What can we do? Till they modify their company philosophy, cease spending cash with them. Minimize off the Disney Channel. Cancel your journey or cruise, if one is deliberate.”
Let Youngsters Be Youngsters
…“Can’t we let children be children, particularly in kindergarten and first and second grade?” he stated.
“We’ve the left who needs to show, ‘In the event you’re a lady, you generally is a boy,’ or vice versa. … That isn’t what mother and father need their youngsters taught at that age, and a few at any age—there’s no want for it, children don’t perceive it and fogeys don’t need it.”
…“The novel left is pushing this ideology into our system, which is the Marxist, socialist agenda to disrupt the household unit,” Patrick stated.
His marketing campaign isn’t “Don’t Say Homosexual in Texas,” and nobody needs to be bullied due to their orientation, he stated.
“If somebody chooses to be homosexual, that’s their life-style; simply don’t attempt to flip society the other way up about it,” Patrick stated.
Taking part in God
“LGBTQ+ has to grasp that different individuals have rights, too. Dad and mom have rights to say, ‘I don’t need my first and second graders to study being homosexual or lesbian or that they will change their intercourse.’”
“In the event you can take a life within the womb since you need to, you play God,” Patrick stated. “In the event you can change your intercourse since you need to, although you realize you’ll be able to’t—boys will all the time be girls and boys will all the time be ladies that’s biology—then you definately play God.
“This can be a battle between those that consider they’re God and have management over life and demise and even their intercourse, and those that consider there’s a Creator, consider there’s a God, consider in Jesus Christ.
“That is what this battle is about. That is the guts of it.”