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Lord God, thank You for this ruling! Protect kids from demonic transgender lies, rein in manipulative schools, and guard parental rights.

This court ruling is a huge victory for parental rights! Let’s pray the rest of the nation follows Wisconsin’s example.

From The Daily Signal. A Waukesha County Circuit Court ruled Tuesday in favor of Wisconsin parents, deciding that a Wisconsin school district “abrogated” parents’ rights when it decided to socially “affirm” their daughter as a transgender boy against their wishes.

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Represented by Alliance Defending Freedom and the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, two sets of Wisconsin parents had sued Kettle Moraine School District, accusing the district of violating their parental rights by “adopting a policy to allow, facilitate, and affirm a minor student’s request to transition to a different gender identity at school without parental consent and even over the parents’ objection.”

Circuit Court Judge Michael Maxwell granted the parents’ motion for summary judgment Monday, ruling on the merits of the case without a trial. His ruling and order, which the clerk filed Tuesday, said that the case dealt with “whether a school district can supplant a parent’s right to control the healthcare and medical decisions for their children.”

“The well established case law in that regard is clear,” he ruled. “Kettle Moraine can not.”

The judge concluded: “The current policy of handling these issues on a case-by-case basis without either notifying the parents or by disregarding the parents’ wishes is not permissible and violates fundamental parental rights.”

Maxwell ruled in favor of the parents and issued an order preventing Kettle Moraine School District from “allowing or requiring staff to refer to students using a name or pronouns at odds with the student’s biological sex, while at school, without express parental consent.”

The parents’ lawsuit, filed in the Waukesha County Circuit Court in November 2021, alleged that Kettle Moraine School District violated the constitutionally protected rights of one set of parents when it allegedly pushed their 12-year-old daughter toward a significant life decision she was not prepared to make by socially affirming her claimed gender identity against her parents’ wishes.

Another set of parents mentioned in the suit expressed concerns that the district would push their two children toward gender transition in the same fashion.

“I am so grateful the Court has found that this policy harms children and undermines the rights of parents to direct the upbringing of their children,” Tammy, the mother of one of the children named in the lawsuit, told The Daily Signal. (She asked that her last name be withheld to protect the family’s privacy.)

“Our daughter experienced increased anxiety and depression and her school responded to this by disregarding our parental guidance,” she explained. “Since leaving the school and allowing our daughter time to work through her mental health concerns, she has been able to healthily thrive and grow. Parents should be concerned when school districts disregard their concerns and override the voice and role of parents.”

That 12-year-old girl began experiencing “rapid onset gender dysphoria” as well as “significant anxiety and depression” in December 2020, attorneys from ADF and the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty said in a May 2021 letter to members of the school district.

Her parents temporarily withdrew her from Kettle Moraine Middle School so she could attend a mental health center and process what was going on, but the center allegedly affirmed to her that she was actually a boy and encouraged her to transition. So in early January, according to the letter, she told her parents that she wanted to use a boy name and boy pronouns at school.

The girl’s parents decided that “immediately transitioning would not be in their daughter’s best interest,” the letter said, and they told their daughter that they wanted her to explore the cause of her feelings before taking such a significant step. They also asked the staff at the school to continue using her legal name and female pronouns.

“But the District refused to honor their request,” the attorneys wrote, and the parents “were told that, pursuant to District policy, school staff would be required to address their daughter using a male name and pronouns if that’s what she wanted.”

The parents then had no choice but to withdraw her from the school district and to distance her from the mental health center and therapist she had been seeing, the letter said, “concerned that daily affirmation of a male identity could harm their daughter.”

Kettle Moraine School District did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Daily Signal. But the parents’ legal teams hailed the news as a “groundbreaking legal victory” for parental rights.

“This victory represents a major win for parental rights,” Luke Berg, Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty deputy counsel, said in a statement Tuesday. “The court confirmed that parents, not educators or school faculty, have the right to decide whether a social transition is in their own child’s best interests. The decision should be a warning to the many districts across the country with similar policies to exclude parents from gender transitions at school.”

Kate Anderson, director of the ADF Center for Parental Rights, emphasized that “parents’ rights to direct the upbringing and education of their children is one of the most basic constitutional rights every parent holds dear.”

“We are seeing more and more school districts across the country not only ignoring parents’ concerns but actively working against them,” she warned. “The court was right to respect the serious concerns of these parents by holding that Kettle Moraine School District’s policy, which undermines parents and harms children, violates the Wisconsin Constitution.”

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(Used with permission. From The Daily Signal. Photo Credit: FatCamera/Getty Images)

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Victoria Yocum
October 30, 2023

Proud of Wisconsin, my home state, for standing for the Constitution! Praise God! Keep standing strong fellow believers in Wisconsin. Let’s win Wisconsin for Jesus!🙏🏼🕊

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Ann C DePierro
October 6, 2023

Thank you Wisconsin!

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Rivers Teske
October 6, 2023

Thank you Dear God! WE are overwhelmed by Your intervention into this heinous matter. We will stand strong & bold against The Frankensteins of medicine, education and social justice who are arrogantly destroying the fabric of our families with their lies and multi billon $$$ industries!

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Eileen
October 6, 2023

This should be mandated by all 50 states

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Patricia Wyvill
October 6, 2023

The ruling in support of parental rights against the Kettle Moraine School District should give us faith in God’s holy work. We must believe in his holiness and never question his timing by being impatient or self serving. Praise be to our God, Almighty!

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Bob Berning
October 5, 2023

Let this decision become a wildfire across this nation in the magnificent name of Messiah Yeshua

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Kari
October 5, 2023

Heavenly Father, Thank you for giving the parents and the judge *courage* to go against the demonic, powered interests of those who worship themselves and the filthy lucre produced by this idealogy. May this judgement set a precedence for school districts, “mental health” clinics, hospitals and therapists around the country, and give them a moral mooring for their treatment of our innocent children confused by this radical agenda in our schools. We praise You, oh God, and thank you with all our hearts!

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    Lalin Henderson
    October 6, 2023

    Let the flood gates open for parents and their children against these mongrels . Thank YOU heavenly FATHER for this victory. Let there be many more.

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Kari
October 5, 2023

Heavenly Father, Thank you for giving the parents and the judge to go against the demonic, powered interests of those who worship themselves and the filthy lucre produced by this idealogy. May this judgement set a precedence for school districts, “mental health” clinics, hospitals and therapists around the country, and give them a moral mooring for their treatment of our innocent children confused by this radical agenda in our schools. We praise You, oh God, and thank you with all our hearts!

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Tammie
October 5, 2023

Heavenly Father praise to you and all the Glory belongs to. Thank you for hearing our prayers to protect the children from the demonic force’s. We humbly come before you to continue to pay for the children and parent’s to keep them safe and under your protection. 🙏

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Patricia
October 5, 2023

Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah!! Thank You Lord God, for righteous and justice in our court to You be the glory!!

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Jennifer
October 5, 2023

Highly encouraged by this great victory and answer to prayer…Praise God! Lord continue to rise up and defend your cause!
In the mighty name of Jesus, Amen!

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Carol
October 5, 2023

Father thank you for this righteous court ruling. Halleujah. Where there is righteousness there is peace.
Forgive us Father for removing prayer and your Ten Commandments from our schools. We pray now for a return to the old standards of prayer before school for every school district in our nation, In Your merciful Name Yeshua we pray, amen.

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Louise Fugate
October 5, 2023

Lord, I come to You in Jesus Name, thanking You for this court ruling of righteousness to protect our children and our parents. Holy Spirit, we ask You to spread this decision to every court in our land, the decision to stand up and do what is honorable to You, instead of following Satan’s agenda to destroy our youth. Show us, as individuals, what part we can play to help win back America as a righteous nation before You. We ask for Your Holy Spirit to move upon the hearts of our leaders to forsake the Woke movement and agenda and to do Your will.

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RO
October 5, 2023

I do thank God for this ruling. However, it seems ridiculous to me that something like this should even be something the courts have the authority on which to rule.

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    R
    November 30, 2023

    Who should rule? This is a Constitutional issue taking away the freedom of speech of parents to their children. The state has no jurisdiction over parents to freely speak to and raise their children. Thank YOU FATHER GOD for always causing us to triumph in CHRIST JESUS! In JESUS NAME! Amen!

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Rita West
October 5, 2023

Thank God for this ruling, Righteousness exalts a nation, sin is a reproach to any people!!
Lords thank you, for your word says, if my people which are called by my name will humble themselves and pray, I will heal the Land. Prayer is the key with humility and unity in the body of Christ.

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Nancy Bryda
October 5, 2023

The prayers of the ekklesia are making a difference. We are territorial takers in this battle in America. America is saved and will be saved. The devil is a forever loser, Jesus directed the angels to kick him out of heaven and Jesus with angel assistance to the=is now present ekklesia are pushing him out of Earth and the second heaven. The Head which is Jesus and His body are well connected and doing the blueprints of heaven in Jesus’s name which is above every name.

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Linda Hanratty
October 5, 2023

Praise God for victories. May this wise court’s decision be echoed in every school district and court room of the nation! In Jesus name, amen

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Linda Trott Dickman
October 5, 2023

Thank you Lord, for this groundbreaking victory! Praise Your Holy name! Let this be the beginning of a wave for this state and all these United States.
In Jesus’ name,
Amen

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John
October 5, 2023

Children are a gift from God to parents to raise them in a Godley manner, until they reach an age where they become responsible to make decisions about their own bodies.
Children are not possessions of the state! This is a dogma of Communism. A Slippery slope to change our way of life that has infected and ruined the economies off countries throughout the world.

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RCS
October 5, 2023

I was a teacher for 36 years and I am appalled at what teachers and school employees have taken on to force confused children to transition because some of the staff thinks the child needs to change his or her gender. Teachers need to be teaching the standard curriculum that involves reading, writing, math, science and social studies. They have no business pushing the transitions, especially against parents wishes. Anyone in the the field of education who does this should be immediately fired. I will be praying for this family to receive help for their daughter and that they will find a relationship with God that will sustain them against the evil forces they are standing against.

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    Julie
    October 5, 2023

    Praying in agreement, RCS; in Jesus’ Mighty Name, amen!

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Barb Broullire
October 5, 2023

Thank God!!!!

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Tracie Simm
October 5, 2023

Excellent!

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Chris
October 5, 2023

Good for Wisconsin. Michigan would be a different story however, since proposal 3 changed the state constitution to usurp the parents in these situations. Needs much prayer and a legal challenge.

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    Teresa Moubarek
    October 8, 2023

    “The Constitution is known as “the supreme Law of the Land” and all other laws are measured against it.”

    “The supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution takes precedence over state law and constitutions.”

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