***The Iowa Standard is an independent media voice. We rely on the financial support of our readers to exist. Please consider a one-time sign of support or becoming a monthly supporter at $5, $10/month - whatever you think we're worth! If you’ve ever used the phrase “Fake News” — now YOU can actually DO something about it! You can also support us on PayPal at [email protected] or Venmo at Iowa-Standard-2018 or through the mail at: PO Box 112 Sioux Center, IA 51250

It has been a legislative session of contradiction for Iowa Democrats. On one hand, Democrats have embraced the idea that children can decide they are born into the wrong gender.

On the other hand, 14 or 15-year-old kids can’t be trusted to drive 50 miles to work or have expanded ability to work.

In one subcommittee, we’re told the brain is the only organ that can definitively determine someone’s gender.

In another, we hear that a child’s brain isn’t developed until they are well beyond age 18 and therefore we must be cautious about letting them drive 50 miles to work on a driving permit.

In a video investigation posted by More Perfect Union about proposed changes to Iowa’s labor laws, Reid Maki with the National Consumer League, states the following:

So, which is it? If the brain is truly the only organ that can be definitively used to determine gender, shouldn’t we wait until it is fully developed to render some sort of final verdict on someone’s gender?


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here