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At their meeting Thursday, the state board voted unanimously to affirm the Cobb County School Board’s decision without discussing it.
‘There has been no evidence presented that kids are being taught gender identity issues in school that would lead to any kind of confusion or coercion.’
‘The physical and psychological safety of our children can now be better protected from these untested and life-altering chemical and surgical procedures.’
South Carolina education board deciding whether to limit books and other ‘age appropriate’ materials
‘With all due respect, we do not want the state coming in and overriding what we have done locally.’
Opponents have said the measure is a Georgia version of Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill aimed at handcuffing teachers from discussing or even acknowledging a student’s sexuality.
In lifting the injunction, the judges wrote that states have ‘a compelling interest in protecting children from drugs, particularly those for which there is uncertainty regarding benefits, recent surges in use, and irreversible effects.’
A ban on gender-affirming medical care for transgender minors is set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2024.
Between 2014 and the 2022-23 school year, 38 trans athletes filed appeals to participate under the current process, with 34 granted.
The policies also say that students who are minors must be referred to by the names and pronouns in their official records unless a parent approves the use of something else.