For Immediate Release: May 29, 2019
Contact: Diane Gramley 1.814.271.9078
US Supreme Court Refuses to Take Case Protecting Girls’ Privacy
(Harrisburg) — In 1973 the US Supreme Court found the “right to privacy” in the US Constitution in order to force abortion on all 50 states, but on May 28, 2019 it refused to take a case involving the real right to privacy. The Boyertown Area School District policy of allowing gender confused boys and girls to use the facilities of the opposite sex is dangerous. The American Family Association of Pennsylvania (AFA of PA), a statewide organization advocating for children, is appalled by the decision.
“The US Supreme Court’s decision not to take this case, thus allowing the district’s dangerous policy to remain in place, is irresponsible and not in the best interest of students. This policy allowing boys who claim to be girls to use the girls’ bathroom, locker and shower rooms places biological girls in danger. Any school board or administrator that approves such a policy should be replaced,” stated Diane Gramley, president of the AFA of PA.
The Supreme Court’s decision will help neither side in this debate. Those who are confused about their gender will be permitted to continue the charade and not deal with the underlying issues leading to the confusion and those whose privacy has been invaded will not get the restoration of that privacy they seek and deserve. Additionally, it allows boys who may have ulterior motives to invade girls’ privacy spaces.
“When it comes to the issue of privacy, the Supreme Court failed us in 1973 when it found a ‘right to privacy’ in Roe v. Wade and it failed us in the Doe v. Boyertown Area School District case when it refused to use common sense in truly protecting the right to privacy for boys and girls in their private spaces i.e. bathrooms, locker and shower rooms. The Boyertown situation again highlights how very important every election is — even those for school board!” concluded Gramley.
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