The dispute at a Missouri high school over a transgender teen boy who wants to use the girls’ room is just the first skirmish in a war that will spread nationwide, observers believe.
There have been multiple developments at Hillsboro High School this week. Parents of some of the students prayed outside a meeting of the school board and called for transgender Lila Perry to be kept out of the girls’ room. Other students planned a rally in support of Perry.
And there were hundreds of other students who walked out of class in protest of Perry’s attempt to use the girls’ room.
When progressives, such as contributors to the Think Progress website, condemned the students as “bigoted,” one pastor said the accusers should look in the mirror.
“All I can say is – good for these girls!” said pastor, author and talk-radio host Carl Gallups. “And shame on the insane branch of the media that is trying to marginalize girls for doing the only sane and decent thing.