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Radical Gender Ideology is perhaps the most contentious issue facing our children and schools.

This issue must be addressed.

It’s imperative for our children to form truthful identities that will ensure a lifetime of health and happiness.

Unfortunately, the conversation around gender has devolved to the point where activists are using it to weaponize children against their parents, and their own God-given bodies.


When you stop to think about it, what’s the difference between ‘gender identity’ and personal identity?

How is ‘gender expression’ different than personal expression?

There really isn’t any difference. The word ‘gender’ is superfluous and ultimately meaningless

The words gender and queer have become catch-all terms for any deviant behavior with which the radical left wants to subject children.

The presence of this radical gender ideology in our schools isn’t just confusing and weird, it’s disruptive to the health and wellness of our students.

Radical gender ideology in classrooms appears to be linked to increased mental health issues among youth.

When students are exposed to these concepts, it can lead to confusion about their own identity, and increases in depression, anxiety, and other serious psychological issues.

The CDC recently released a troubling report on the mental health of America’s youth. The report revealed that nearly half of all high school students reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness, 22% had made plans to commit suicide, and 10% indicated they had attempted suicide in the past year – which was double the rate from a decade ago.

We’re seeing the same disturbing trend in the data for Iowa.

That’s why I’m asking everyone to sign the official petition to remove radical gender ideology from Iowa schools. This will help ensure our children are truly places of health and happiness.

Without your help, our schools will become institutionalized with mental illness.

Thank you for your prayers and support. Please keep in touch if you have any questions, comments, or feedback on these critical issues.

Author: Jeff Shipley


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