20 Sep New Bill Requires Asking Children to Declare their Sexual Orientation
Last week, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee passed a bill that would require health officials to question all individuals, including children, as to their sexual orientation and their “gender identity.” Anyone using a program or service from a community health center connected to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will be asked to declare whether or not they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered.
Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), the first openly-declared lesbian elected to Congress, introduced H. R. 6109 and insists “this bill is about collecting data, no more, no less.” Baldwin adds that the current “lack of cultural competency” among federal officials means that “we are left with gaping holes in our knowledge on LGBT policy” resulting in “significant health disparities.”
This new bill would impact all HHS health service programs, including those that focus on children via government-funded school health clinics. If your children show up to get a vaccination or an eye-exam, for example, they will be asked about their “sexual orientation” or their “gender identity”—and their answer will be recorded. We agree with Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) who sits on the committee: “For the life of me I do not see any reason at all to do this bill… While I assume most adults understand know what that is, it is inconceivable that a child in a program would even know what some of the terms mean.”
Wait! Maybe we don’t totally agree with Rep. Barton. We can see a reason for this bill… to aid the process of stripping children of their innocence and force all of us to be participants in efforts to mainstream homosexual behavior.
Examples of just a few of numerous HHS school-based programs:
- Vaccination and vision health programs
- Tobacco free programs
- Dental and mental health programs
- After-school programs
- Teenage pregnancy prevention programs
- Drug-abuse prevention programs
- All health programs connected to Medicaid