New CA Law to Deny Conservative Parents Custody of Their Children
California is leading the war on conservative parents with yet another law that will take away children from the conservative parent and given to the custody of the liberal parent or next of kin in legal cases of child custody battle.
Introduced by Democrat lawmaker Lori Wilson, the Bill AB 957 passed the California State Senate on September 6 and the State House – the California State Assembly – on September 8. The bill amended a section of the existing state family law to add “a parent’s affirmation of the child’s gender identity or gender expression” – which translates into transgenderism – as one of the “the best interests of the child.”
Conservatives opposing the bill see it as a direct assault on parental rights for those parents who oppose transgenderism in their children, especially in legal battles over child custody cases. By adding gender transition as a factor that defines the best interests of children, the new law would deprive conservative parents of their children’s custody in the court of law since transgenderism in children is a liberal construct.
Under the new law, the state can also take away parental custody and make them ward of the state in case no close relative can take in the kids. In cases where both parents are conservatives, the state could use this law to take children under their custody, says Nicole Pearson, a mother and the member of the Protect Kids California group.
National Review reported that parental rights groups have protested the bill throughout its legislative process. One mother told how she was harassed by the Child Protective Services (CPS) and later the police because she would not call her daughter by male name or male pronouns.
Robby Starbuck, Tennessee-based Director/Producer, commented that this bill is California’s war on parents and offered his advice to parents: “If you don’t want your kids transitioned and/or stolen by the state then it’s time to move.”
California has declared war on parents. If you don’t want your kids transitioned and/or stolen by the state then it’s time to move. I don’t care how hard it is. Make a plan and move. AB957 being passed today means you can have custody taken from you for not affirming your child… pic.twitter.com/hHpOu6tp8d
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) September 9, 2023
Elon Musk joined conservatives in condemning the bill and called it “a wolf in sheep’s clothing” in a Tweet the day it was passed. He went on to call it “Utter madness.”
This bill is a wolf in sheep’s clothing.
What it would actually mean is that if you disagree with the other parent about sterilizing your child, you lose custody.
Utter madness! https://t.co/Mn2KcXCwUL
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 8, 2023
Transgendersim has disastrous potential consequences for children. Earlier this month, The New York Post published the alarming story of a Virginia high school girl, Sage Blair, who was encouraged by her school to identify as a boy and use the male bathroom. The transitioning ended in horrific consequences for Sage as she was repeatedly raped and trafficked before being eventually rescued. Sage’s mother told the girl’s story in her testimony before the Pre-K-12 Subcommittee of the Virginia House of Delegates.
This testimony from her mother/grandmother is heartbreaking.
This is from when "Sage's Law" was introduced. Sage's law is a law in Sage's honor which would require schools in Virginia to disclose any sort of gender transition type info to parents.pic.twitter.com/Z608tPL7pT
— Leftism (@LeftismForU) September 10, 2023
AB 957 is now up for Governor Gavin Newsom to be signed into California’s state law.