A bill in Kentucky is offering to pay students $2,500 if they “catch” a trans student in the “wrong” bathroom, meaning a bathroom designated for anything other than the students gender assigned to them at birth.New Kentucky bill would reward people for ‘catching’ trans students in ‘wrong’ bathroom
The bills sponsor, Republican state Sen. C.B. Embry says the bill is not bigoted and that he supports anti-bullying legislation and says he has a gay friend.
While claiming he supports anti-bullying legislation, he is sponsoring a bill that pays students to conduct such bullying. Bullying is not only physical assault, but is also the psychological abuse of shaming students for using the bathroom of the gender in which a student identifies.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
New Kentucky bill would reward people for ‘catching’ trans students in ‘wrong’ bathroom
As Dan notes, all this bill is doing is rewarding bullying and harassment.