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Anchorage Voters Reject “Bathroom” Initiative, Gender Identity Trumps Sex At Birth

Anchorage Voters Reject “Bathroom” Initiative, Gender Identity Trumps Sex At Birth

“It means that Anchorage stood together as one community against a discriminatory proposition”

I was a bit surprised by this, but maybe Anchorage has fallen prey to leftist urban creep.

The Anchorage Daily News reports:

Anchorage voters have rejected an initiative that would have regulated access to restrooms and locker rooms by a person’s sex at birth instead of gender identity, a local version of what’s known nationally as a “bathroom bill” that sparked massive spending by an opposition campaign.

The latest election results released Friday show Proposition 1 was failing by a six-point margin, with 77,766 ballots counted. There are fewer than 1,000 ballots left to be counted, election officials said.

Opponents of Prop. 1 declared victory Friday night. Lillian Lennon, an organizer with the Fair Anchorage campaign and a transgender woman, read the results aloud to a small group assembled at the city’s election headquarters on Ship Creek.

“It means that Anchorage stood together as one community against a discriminatory proposition,” Lennon said in an interview later.

Fair Anchorage raised more than $800,000 toward advertising, consulting services, phone banking, events and other campaign activities, making it one of the most expensive campaigns in the city’s history. The records indicate a large infusion of Outside cash from various donors.

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Comments

Walker Evans | April 7, 2018 at 4:37 pm

[sarcasm]
Daddy’s who get upset by the idea of their daughters getting biology lessons in a ‘mixed’ bathroom are nothing but outdated fossils.
[/sarcasm]

Maybe if they’d specified current legal sex, rather than sex at birth, it might have been more popular. People who’ve actually changed both their bodies and their legal status, including their birth certificates, are in a very different situation from those who woke up this morning and decided to play at being the opposite sex.

I cannot believe these results are real and not rigged. How far have we fallen to get to the point where we look at a baby and not declare that those with external plumbing are males and those with internal plumbing are female?

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