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This is not about trans rights. This is about standards of morality and the precedent being set here. If I say I identify as a female and then went to the women’s changing room and showed my penis to all the little girls and wanted to get a better look at young naked girls I would hope someone would stop me and call law enforcement. This is ridiculous! The city of Pella cares more about political expediency than the safety of its residents.

Michael