California judge temporarily blocks school district's transgender parent disclosure policy


A California judge has temporarily blocked a school district from enforcing a policy requiring schools to inform parents if their child changes their gender identification or pronouns.

The decision Wednesday by San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge Thomas S. Garza came after California Attorney General Rob Bonta's office filed a lawsuit against the Chino Valley Unified School District over the notification measure.

"San Bernardino Superior Court’s decision to issue a temporary restraining order rightfully upholds the state rights of our LGBTQ+ student community and protects kids from harm by immediately halting the board’s forced outing policy," Bonta said Wednesday. "While this fight is far from over, today’s ruling takes a significant step towards ensuring the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of inclusivity."

Chino Valley Unified Board of Education President Sonja Shaw told Fox News Digital she was disappointed by the ruling but that "the battle has just begun."

"We can prevail as long as we stand united and strong against this agenda to marginalize parents and separate us further and further from our children," she said. "Politicians in Sacramento are not qualified to parent our children. The policy does not stop any lifestyle changes, it simply says the parents have a right to know what is going on at school and not be the last person informed."

"They picked the wrong parents to fight with," she added. "These are our children and we love them, and we care for them, and we are not a danger to them, and we will make sure that is known, and we will show our children that we will not be submissive to unlawful ways to shut us out."... (Read more)

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