A little over a week ago I wrote an article that documented the efforts being made by pedophiles to justify, and even legalize, their deviant sexual practices by claiming that their behavior wasn’t a choice, but the result of their sexual orientation. Of course, the orientation card has been successfully used by the LGBT movement for decades.
Well, their desire to sexually abuse children might be too little – too late, because Oregon and Washington are already sexually abusing children in those two states.
In Oregon, under a first-in-the-nation policy quietly enacted in January, 15-year-olds are now allowed to get a sex-change operation without parental notification — and the state will foot the bill through its Medicaid program, the Oregon Health Plan. In a statement, Oregon Health Authority spokeswoman Susan Wickstrom explained it this way:
“Age of medical consent varies by state. Oregon law — which applies to both Medicaid and non-Medicaid Oregonians — states that the age of medical consent is 15.”
The list of things 15-year-olds aren’t legally allowed to do in Oregon includes: driving, smoking, donating blood, getting a tattoo, and going to a tanning bed. Yet the state of Oregon arbitrarily made this decision without notifying anyone of the policy.
But wait! There’s more!
Several Seattle public middle and high schools now offer long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) — including intrauterine devices — to students, free of charge and without parental consent. Now students as young as 11-years-old have ready access to taxpayer-funded birth control, without ever having to tell mom and dad.
In an interesting bit of twisted logic, Seattle banned soda pop from public school campuses in 2004 for health reasons, yet teenage girls can get an IUD inserted at their school’s health center without their parents’ knowledge. And according to an article by Salon, “one of the greatest benefits of the school clinics … is the degree to which it’s opened up the conversation around birth control in the school. Girls will openly trade stories about what kind of contraception they are using.”
So casual locker room chitchat about birth control is good, by teens and parents talking about it isn’t?
Scripture reminds us that it would be better to have a millstone tied around our necks and cast into the sea than to cause a child to stumble (Matthew 18:6). Even people who don’t believe in God or the Bible generally agree that child manipulation and abuse is criminal. And as bad as the events in Oregon and Washington are, they are made worse because they come from our government leaders.
Which reminds me of another scripture:
When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked rule, the people mourn.