A California appellate court ruled that a provision in a state law is violating First Amendment rights. The provision passed four years ago mandates that certain health care workers use transgender pronouns.
The ruling from California’s Third District Court of Appeal impacts SB 219. It forced nursing home workers to use preferred transgender pronouns and names for patients. Violators of the law “could be charged with a misdemeanor and subject to punishment of a $1000 fine, or even up to one year in jail.”
The Washington Blade writes, “The Court, in a unanimous 3-0 decision, struck down this key provision of the LGBTQ Long-Term Care Facility Residents’ Bill of Rights, created by SB 219 in 2017, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and sponsored by Equality California. The Court upheld the provision in the law that requires nursing homes to place transgender patients in rooms that match their gender identity.”
Here’s the relevant portion of the law:
Among other things, the bill would make it unlawful, except as specified, for any long-term care facility to take specified actions wholly or partially on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status, including, among others, willfully and repeatedly failing to use a resident’s preferred name or pronouns after being clearly informed of the preferred name or pronouns, or denying admission to a long-term care facility, transferring or refusing to transfer a resident within a facility or to another facility, or discharging or evicting a resident from a facility.
NEXT STORY: BREAKING: 23-Year-Old Former Trump Staffer Announces Bid for Congress
Karoline Leavitt is the former assistant press secretary for President Donald Trump and she has officially announced that she’s running for a seat in Congress.
23-year-old Leavitt hopes to win the Republican primary in order to take on incumbent Democratic Rep. Chris Pappas. If she wins, she will represent New Hampshire’s 1st Congressional District. She could become the youngest member of Congress. The other GOP candidates include retired Marine Julian Acciard, businessman Gilead Towne and state Rep. Tim Baxter.
Leavitt says, “Everywhere you look, conservatives, myself included, are being censored and silenced, and our freedoms to speak freely, think independently, bear arms, go to church and operate our own businesses are being infringed by radical Democrats.” Watch her video:
The ‘Live Free or Die State’ is my home and radical Leftists are trying to destroy our freedom.
I’m running for Congress – to serve as a bold conservative 🔥FIREWALL🔥 for New Hampshire between ‘We The People’ and the DC swamp.
— Karoline Leavitt (@kleavittnh) July 20, 2021
NEXT STORY: Tom Brady Cracks Hilarious ‘Sleepy Joe’ Joke Straight To Biden Face: ‘You Understand That, Mr. President?’
NFL Quarterback Tom Brady made a couple jokes during a visit to the White House for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl win.
In front of Joe Biden, Brady says he was mockingly called “Sleepy Tom” when he lost track of which down it was during an offensive drive. Trump notoriously referred to Biden as “Sleepy Joe” during the 2020 election. “They started calling me ‘Sleepy Tom,’” Brady said.
Brady also cracked another joke: “Not a lot of people think that we could have won,” Brady said. “In fact, I think about 40% of people still don’t think we won. You understand that, Mr. President?” Brady clearly was joking about the fact that a seemingly significant number of people question whether Biden won the 2020 presidential election due to widespread claims of alleged voter fraud.
“I understand that,” Biden responded.
Previously in 2015, Brady responded to questions about Trump saying, “Can I just stay out of this debate? Donald is a good friend of mine. I have known him for a long time. I support all my friends.”
NEXT STORY: Bombshell: Rand Paul Tells Americans He’s Making ‘Criminal Referral’ To DOJ For Dr. Fauci Because ‘He Has Lied To Congress’
Sen. Rand Paul announced that he is referring Dr. Anthony Fauci to the Department of Justice for criminal investigation because Fauci has allegedly lied to Congress.
Fauci has served as the director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) as well as the chief medical advisor to the president. On Fox News, host Sean Hannity said, “You kicked off your questioning of Dr. Fauci emphasizing federal law makes lying to Congress a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Is it your belief based on the evidence, senator, that he lied before Congress and broke the law?”
Paul responded, “Yes, and I will be sending a letter to the Department of Justice asking for a criminal referral because he has lied to Congress.” Video circulated online of Facui “literally shaking” as Paul confronted him with explosive allegations about past statements. Here are the clips:
While @RandPaul interviews the known liar Dr Fauci – Fauci is literally shaking.
He’s been outed. Dr Fauci has no credibility. He’s imploded. And he has made the situation worse. pic.twitter.com/nrE9pldEfm
— Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) July 20, 2021
Rand Paul says he will be sending a criminal referral letter to the DOJ about Fauci pic.twitter.com/B17FZCAVoW
— The Post Millennial (@TPostMillennial) July 21, 2021
NEXT STORY: After Kneeling For BLM During Olympic Opener, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Suffers Devastating 3 to 0 Loss
The U.S. women’s soccer suffered a devastating 3-0 loss to Sweden in their Tokyo Olympic opener. This brutally ended their 44-game winning streak.
U.S. comes into the Tokyo Games ranked number one and Sweden is ranked fifth in the world. Reports circulated online that all 22 players on Team USA took a knee to support Black Lives Matter before the game. This protest during the National Anthem has sparked debates and remains a point of contention among U.S. fans.
Other teams also reportedly took a knee before the Olympic opener:
— Rob Harris (@RobHarris) July 21, 2021