Washington State Next to Offer ‘No Gender’ Birth Certificates | Truth Revolt

A proposed change in the state of Washington will allow parents to choose the non-binary gender classification of “X” for their children and officially add it to new birth certificates. The law already states that anyone born in the state can petition to change their birth certificates to their preferred gender du jour. | TChildren can also make the change with “consent of their parents and with a doctor’s note,” according to KUOW.

Source: Washington State Next to Offer ‘No Gender’ Birth Certificates

A proposed change in the state of Washington will allow parents to choose the non-binary gender classification of “X” for their children and officially add it to new birth certificates.

The law already states that anyone born in the state can petition to change their birth certificates to their preferred gender du jour. Children can also make the change with “consent of their parents and with a doctor’s note,” according to KUOW.

If approved, the change would happen as early as next year. So far, about 1,000 comments have poured in to the state department of health with messages for and against the radical measure.

The health department’s Christie Spice said they are just following the societal changes happening around the country:

“[M]ore people are identifying as a gender other than a male or female and there’s growing demand for non-binary sex designations on all identity documents, including birth certificates.”

Washington is also considering giving the “X” designation for state ID cards, following in the footsteps of other states before it.

Nearby Oregon added the gender-neutral option earlier this year to its state-issued ID, as did Washington D.C. To no one’s surprise, California is leading the pack by offering non-binaries their coveted “X” on both driver’s licenses AND birth certificates. More proof that California is wokest of all.

Patty Murray and Speaker Ryan: Partners in Crime.  Creation of a National Database | Breitbart

A bill sponsored by Paul Ryan and Patty Murray may increase surveillance of American citizens and create a national database.

Source: Paul Ryan-Patty Murray Bill Will Allow Creation of National Database

The activists – many who have been battling federal control of education for nearly a decade – say the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (FEPA) (H.R. 4174; S. 2046) and the College Transparency Act (CTA) (H.R. 2434; S. 1121) – would create surveillance and tracking systems of American citizens in the name of “transparency” and “program evaluation.”

“Both of these bills would expand and further entrench the administrative swamp that President Trump promised to drain,” says Washington, D.C.-based American Principles Project (APP).

The group, which seeks to protect the constitutional rights of Americans, says the FEPA legislation “would take the first step toward establishing a massive, centralized federal database that would metastasize into a Chinese-style system of government dossiers on citizens.”

APP explains the rationale behind the bill is that data needs to be analyzed in order to determine if government programs are effective.

“But even if we needed a mammoth database to tell us most government programs do not work, there is little likelihood Congress will stop funding useless or damaging programs merely because it has more data,” the organization states, citing the continual funding of the Head Start program.

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Under the guise of helping high school students make more informed choices about higher education, the College Transparency Act (CTA) (H.R. 2434) would allow a federal student unit-record system that would track every American citizen who enrolls in higher education.

CTA – introduced in May by Michigan Rep. Paul Mitchell (R) – is purported to enable students to obtain information that could be helpful in making a decision about higher education. Parent and education activists, however, say under the bill the tracking of students will be done without their consent or knowledge, and their data will be matched with that from other federal agencies – such as Social Security and the U.S. military – to form a dossier on each citizen throughout their lives and careers.

APP senior fellow Emmett McGroarty released the following statement:

It’s difficult to imagine legislation more at odds with America’s founding principles than FEPA and CTA. The very thought of allowing the government to surveil and track citizens throughout their lives should be anathema in a free society. Compiling such intrusive dossiers would vastly expand the power of the administrative state, intimidating citizens into silence and further weakening government accountability that in too many cases is already in tatters. Congress must defeat these bills and protect individual freedom.

Indiana parent education activist Erin Tuttle writes at Hoosiers Against Common Core, “It is striking how Congress is completely dysfunctional when it comes to passing legislation that would fulfill their campaign promises to Republican voters, yet pulls it together to pass legislation which does the opposite.”

Tuttle explains a vote on FEPA may be scheduled as early as Wednesday, November 15, and adds:

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Instead of dismantling the Administrative State, this bill would allow bureaucrats to propose to collect any data on any citizen on any topic they want, to answer their desired policy questions … [M[any Republican members of Congress have been misled to believe HR4174 would allow better transparency in how federal agencies operate. They owe it to their constituents to be informed on the details of this legislation before the vote.

The activists observe the federal government already has significant amounts of data that have not improved its programs. Additionally, they argue in a letter circulated to various groups and obtained by Breitbart News that the federal government “has demonstrated its utter incompetence at protecting the security of individual data,” and cite the following examples:

  • The U.S. Education Department’s recent FAFSA data breach
  • The 2015 data theft of personal information – including Social Security numbers of about 21.5 million Americans – from the Office of Personnel Management computer systems
  • The 2015 IRS data breach of tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers
  • Concerns about the conduct and security in 2016 of the Chief Information Officer at the U.S. Education Department

“There is no reason to believe an even more enormous trove of data can be secured, or that it will actually change government behavior in any meaningful way,” the activists state.

Murray also teamed up with Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) two years ago to engineer the “bipartisan” massive new federal education law known as the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) – which Obama signed into law almost immediately after its passage through Congress.

 

 

Cities buying one-way tickets to Seattle for their own homeless | Shift Washington

Last week, the city of Portland launched a pilot program to buy one-way tickets for homeless people who say they have family to stay with in another city. Portland insists that — prior to purchasing the tickets — agents verify whether or not the person actually has family to stay with. They also plan on […]

Source: Cities buying one-way tickets to Seattle for their own homeless – Shift Washington

Trump Doesn’t Have the Authority to Attack North Korea Without Congress | The Atlantic

“[The North Korean] regime has signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations, and for minimum standards of acceptable international behavior,” President Donald Trump said Tuesday morning. “All options are on the table.”

One option that should not be on the table is a “preventive” American military strike against North Korea without United Nations approval, public debate, and a congressional authorization.

Source: Trump Doesn’t Have the Authority to Attack North Korea Without Congress – The Atlantic

[Ed.: As a resident of a city on the West Coast of North America, a pre-emptive strike to disable North Korea’s nuclear capabilities before he nukes LA, San Francisco or Seattle may be absolutely necessary to prevent this. It’s clear that Kim Jong-un is mentally ill and could (once they have reliable rocket technology) decide to prove that he has a functional nuclear arsenal by taking out a city on the United States west coast.

The Atlantic is a liberal, elitist organization that would probably change their tune if they lived on the Left Coast and could be nuked into oblivion by a mad man with a bad ‘do. They probably think I refer to the President of the United States but it’s just because they hate Trump so much. It’s sad that they abhor an overtly patriotic president who believes in the superiority of the USA. Oh do they miss our former Supreme Leader Obama. Makes me chuckle down deep inside.

The one thing you can’t say about Trump is that he doesn’t care about the United States – in fact, he may indeed get us into war with North Korea, but it’d be because he cares too much; even about states that didn’t vote for him.]

King County Council pushes public vote over injection sites to February | Q13 FOX News

SEATTLE — The danger in the streets of abuse and addiction needs attention. But is sanctioned drug-use the way to go? “People are allowed to come into these facilities and use drugs,” said Joshua Freed, the chief sponsor of Initiative 27.It would stop drug consumption sites in King County.

Source: King County Council pushes public vote over injection sites to February | Q13 FOX News

[Ed.: As predicted, the King County Council (save a few sane ones) is pulling out the stops to push this to a February Special Election ballot so that it will not be successful.]

A measure to ban drug consumption sites for addicts may be going on ballot | Q13 FOX News

BOTHELL, Wash. – It’s a solution to our area’s drug problem some say could create more harm than good. King County health experts say the county should give drug addicts a safe place to use. A plan to open up these sites in King County is moving forward, but Tuesday night a group is trying to stop that from happening.

Source: A measure to ban drug consumption sites for addicts may be going on ballot | Q13 FOX News

Man kills two women in Lacey, then flees from cops with kids in car | KOMO News

LACEY, Wash. —  Police said a man shot his estranged wife and her mother in Lacey Monday afternoon, then took the couple’s two young children with him and sped off. He eventually shot himself after being followed by police. Cmdr. Chris Ward with the Lacey Police Department said the man went to the home and shot his wife and her mother. The wife died at the scene. The woman’s mother later died at the hospital.

Source: Man kills two women in Lacey, then flees from cops with kids in car

Gunman killed during Bainbridge Island standoff battled depression, lost job | The Seattle Times

Robert “Bob” Yeiser, the 34-year-old gunman who was killed early Sunday on Bainbridge Island by a Kitsap County Regional SWAT team, said he suffered from depression, had been arrested for drunken driving and was evicted from his moorage on Seattle’s South Lake Union, court records show.

Source: Gunman killed during Bainbridge Island standoff battled depression, lost job | The Seattle Times

Man who asked for ‘suicide by cop’ fatally wounded by trooper during traffic stop on I-5 | KOMO

LACEY, Wash. – A man who reportedly had asked a 911 dispatcher for a cop to kill him was later shot and killed by a Washington State Patrol trooper after threatening him with a knife during a traffic stop near Lacey Saturday, police said. The shooting occurred on southbound Interstate 5 near Carpenter Road just before 6:15 a.m., Trooper Brooke Bova said.

Source: Man who asked for ‘suicide by cop’ fatally wounded by trooper during traffic stop on I-5 | KOMO

Charleena Lyles case: What crisis training did Seattle police bring to her door? | The Seattle Times

Seattle police have won praise for their crisis-intervention training and results. Why did their encounter with Charleena Lyles, a young mother with mental-health problems, turn deadly?

Source: Charleena Lyles case: What crisis training did Seattle police bring to her door? | The Seattle Times

[Ed.: This woman was disturbed and apparently fixated on cops, so no amount of de-escalation is going to take her out of the frame of mind that prompted her to call cops twice in a week to get them into her apartment and her with potential weapons in her hands.]

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