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LGBTQ Nation reports:
The Pacific Justice Institute, a Christian legal group, announced Tuesday that it has filed papers in Sacramento Superior Court seeking a court order that would compel Secretary of State Debra Bowen to qualify the measure for the November ballot. Attorney Matthew McReynolds says the group is arguing that county election officers improperly invalidated more than 17,276 signatures from the petitions the referendum’s supporters circulated. McReynolds says his own signature was thrown out because it did not match the one on his original voter registration card, a discrepancy he attributed to the fact that he is now blind.
They never, ever, ever, ever give up, do they? They will even go after children in their zeal to keep the LGBT community down. Truly sickening.
Opponents of a new law that allows transgender students a choice of which restroom and locker room to use are scouring thousands of signatures that were tossed out in San Diego County and elsewhere, hoping to uncover enough evidence to prove that their referendum should be placed on the November ballot. But it will not be easy. They must painstakingly double-check each signature for any hint that county elections officials erred. Statewide, nearly 132,000 were disqualified while about 487,500 were found to be valid.
These people never give up. We could learn from them.
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This is late breaking news out of California, but it appears that, following a final hand-count of signatures submitted by a coalition of anti-trans groups seeking to force an initiative to repeal of the State of California’s Student Success and Opportunity Act, the drive to place the Act on the ballot has FAILED by more than 17,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot!
The Advocate reports:
An attempt to repeal California’s recently implemented transgender student law has been shot down after conservative organizations failed to turn in the necessary 504,760 valid signatures to qualify the issue for a referendum.
Proponents of the repeal, who had formed a coalition deceptively named Privacy for All Students,came up short, only collecting 487,760 valid signatures, leaving the repeal effort 17,276 short of the required 504,760 to qualify the issue to appear before voters in the November election.
As a result, California’s Student Success and Opportunity Act will remain in force. The law prohibits discrimination on the basis of a student’s gender identity and guarantees that trans students can participate in the gender-segregated sports and have access to facilities that correspond with their gender identity. The law, also known as Assembly Bill 1266, cleared the State Assembly by a vote of 46-25 and passed through the Senate by a vote of 21-9 before being signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in August of last year. The law went into effect January 1.
The group behind the petition drive, Privacy for All Students, however, is not giving up:
“[Privacy for All Students] is anxious to challenge any signature that has been unfairly thrown out,” reads the message. “We are prepared to [challenge the signatures thrown out] again, as many times as we need to, until every valid signature is counted and the referendum qualifies for the ballot.”
HRC President Chad Griffin is ecstatic.
“The forces of discrimination tried to go after California’s LGBT young people, and it’s a sign of our progress that they fell short of their goal,” said Human Rights Campaign president Chad Griffin in a statement. “Yet unfortunately there are groups out there that are actively working to make the lives of LGBT youth harder. This law does nothing more than safeguard transgender students from being excluded and ensures all students are provided the same opportunities — regardless of gender identity.”
As mentioned earlier, the law has been in effect since January 1st of this year.