Since I was out of the country this week, I have been quiet on the transgender bathroom issue that has come to the forefront of American society. My silence has not been an indication of my level of concern. I am saddened by the lack of wisdom and divisive action of President Obama to release a letter on May 13, 2016, to all public schools in America advising them how to respond to transgender issues.
Closer to home, this issue is coming to fruition in Sumner County, as an ACLU complaint about one of our high schools has been formerly filed.
I think you will find an article by Russell Moore helpful in forming your opinion on this issues from a Biblical perspective. I have read this article several times, because each word has been carefully constructed to bring insight and perspective from our Christian faith.
“There are good reasons to put boys and girls in different bathrooms and locker rooms and sometimes sports teams, reasons that don’t impugn the dignity of people but uphold it.” – Russell Moore
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