Did God Create Male and Female?
Created as Man and Woman?
Something Ain't Right
So God created man in his own image,
in the image of God he created him;
male and female he created them.~Genesis 1:27
Growing up it was a signature gag; the beginning of televised potty humor. An adult male, either misled or not paying attention, walked into the women's restroom to the tune of shrieks and sounds of purses being thrown and women battering the male intruder. He never just waltzed out of the bathroom unscathed, but with a face full of scratches and bruises. He typically collapsed nigh outside the door of the bathroom. The point was clear: Men don't belong in the women's restroom. Somewhere along the way, we forgot about that.
We have come a long way since the days when common sense was respected, if not acted upon. And when I say we've come a long way...I wish I could even say we've gone backwards, but more like into an alternate dimension where up is green and down is string cheese. The fact that we are even having the discussion about who should use what restroom is insulting to the collective intellect of our nation, our culture (I'm not even talking about tradition), and to reality.
Whether you believe in God or not you ought to have the self-respect to call it as it is. A man, bearing the male genitalia, is a man. A woman, bearing the female genitalia, is a woman. PERIOD. If you feel like you are a man trapped in a woman's body or a woman trapped in a man's body, please, seek psychological assistance. And I don't mean that as a slam, I truly believe there is something misfiring in your brain to cause this confusion. If you just like to dress like the opposite sex, I'm not comfortable with it, but by all means you have that right in this country. my concern is that we have 50 year old men who dress and act like 6 year old girls because they, honest to their Creators, believe they are a 6 year old girls. This is not cute. It is not a preference. Believing that you are something that you biologically are not is lunacy; outright lunacy!
How the Blazes Did We Get Here?
Last June a landmark ruling was made by the Supreme Court. It was declared that it was unconstitutional to ban same-sex marriage. This opened up the floodgates for same sex couples to get married in states where votes conducted by the people struck down the proposal to legalize same-sex marriage time and time again. Those in the church cited a famous Scripture from Genesis in hopes to keep the minds and hearts of fellow believers on the right path: "For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh" (2:25).
This Scripture should not be controversial or offensive. It states a religious belief of the Christian faith that makes sense out of the reality that there are two sexes within the human race and that they are designed to come together to create life. The man is designated as a husband and the woman is designated as a wife in a committed relationship; yes I've heard all of the arguments that not all couples are procreative, but let's suspend our arguments concerning exceptions to the rule to at least acknowledge that this was the original intention according to the Bible. If you do not believe in the Bible, it used to be sufficient to argue that there are men and that there are women. Women do not bring forth life without men and men do not bring forth life without women. Thus the two sexes need one another and these marital relationships between men and women, procreative or not, have preserved the human race for the past 6,000 years (even if you are not a young earth creationist). The commitment between a man and a woman is practical, sanitary, and necessary for the human race's existence. Just a measly 9 or 10 months after the Supreme Court ruling we can't even argue this point on the basis that there are men and there are women. If you attempt this, you will be met with the counterargument, "Who are you to tell me what gender I am?" Exsqueeze me? Who am I to tell you what gender you are? How about, "Who are you to tell me that you are not the gender that you are?"
Genesis 2:25 is a Scripture that lays down the foundation for human civilization. Men love women and women love men in such a way that they both will strive forward to ensure the survival of one another and their offspring. There are other Scriptures that solidify the inherent immorality of homosexuality according to the design of God, but once those start to come up, all sorts of crazy counterarguments also surface. Face it, human civilization would not exist today if there was not a man and a woman who engaged in sexual intercourse to bring forth offspring that eventually resulted in you. It could have happened with no other combination of sexes and remain a natural process of procreation. All Christians who took the Bible seriously knew there would come a day that we would need to defend the sanctity of marriage through Genesis 2:25. What we never anticipated was having to defend the sanctity of our sexual identities according to Genesis 1:27.
The argument has evolved from using "God created them male and female" for the sake of stating that marriage was meant to be between a man and a woman to being a defense for the reality that God created individuals with a specific sexual identity that is defined through his or her physical characteristics. Instead of rejecting the sexual identity that God has given us, we should embrace it! Politics has played a huge role in getting us here, so we ought not forget that the majority of Americans do not believe that dudes should be allowed to use the chicks' restroom under any circumstances.
Those Wacky Politicians
Truth be told, the Democratic Party is exhausting their voting base. All of their agendas support the notion that we need to reduce the number of people living on our planet to prevent it from being overpopulated. For instance, most African Americans vote Democrat, but the Democratic pro-abortion doctrine has effectively wiped out an entire generation of African American voters. Unfortunately for Democrats, Republican voters don't buy into their nonsensical causes and continue to procreate.
Republican voters stand against virtually everything Democrats stand for. Where Democrats are pro-abortion, Republicans are pro-life. In taking this stance, Republicans ensure the possibility that the children of their voting base will vote for them. Where Democrats are pro-gay marriage, Republicans are pro-traditional marriage. Once again, Republican voters procreate, Democrats do not. Democratic ideology discourages large families. Republicans have a strong base of Conservative Catholic families who produce about 20 children per couple. The Democratic voting base is in shambles. So, what do they do?
They have to recruit more voters. Last June, they locked in the votes of gays who desire to get married. This May, they locked in the votes of the transgender community. Back in the days of Reagan, they locked in 2-3 million illegal Mexican votes by granting them amnesty; on that note, did you know Reagan won California? Did you know that Democrats pushed for the motion to grant millions of illegals amnesty? When was the last time a Republican Presidential candidate won California? Does it make sense, now, why the Democrats wanted to grant amnesty to those illegals? Anyway, Democrats literally kill off their voting base requiring them to recruit voters. Today, our President is doing this at the expense of our civilization.
Obama Throws Like Girl
How to Fix the Problem
I am a big believer in freedom. If you believe you are a woman but are physically a man, more power to you. If you are a woman who wants to use the men's restroom...I think you are insane, but more power to you. I do not believe that the preferences of the minority should be imposed on the majority, nor do I believe that the minority ought to be oppressed for the sake of the discomfort of the majority (not that I believe this is legitimate in this case, but whatever).
The solution is to allow the free market to figure it out. If Target wants to engage in this experiment to allow men and women access to one another's restroom, they should be allowed to do so. In terms of public schools, I disagree because the schools are part of the public sector. Thus the regulations of the schools should be determined by each respective state. Private schools, on the other hand, should have every right to allow boys and girls and chimps and dogs and cats and newts and owls and fish and sliced cheese to use the same restroom.
The beauty of the free market solution is that it resolves things without the interference of the government. Allowing everyone to use the same restroom might be a brilliant move on behalf of Target. It might increase their sales ten-fold. Or, it might destroy their business. Either way, they should be free to make that choice. Likewise, Hobby Lobby should have the right to say that men use one room and women use the other. It might prosper their business and it might ruin their business.
The counterargument to this is that maybe stores could start discriminating against different groups of people. They might say that they won't sell to black people or bake cakes for gay weddings. My sentiment is, go ahead. Let businesses make stupid decisions! In relation to African Americans, I think most people would protest against businesses in this day and age that refuse service to African Americans; that is, if they don't go out of business first. In relation to baking gay wedding cakes, there are many businesses across America that will not only bake the cake but cater the wedding as well. It's not like there is some sort of epidemic of bakeries refusing services to gays.
The truth is that the federal government does not want people making decisions on their own. They want to seize private property and allocate resources to people that they think deserve them. Hillary Clinton already stated the latter half of that statement. It's no secret.
Just the fact that we are having a discussion about transgender bathrooms is ridiculous. It is a sign that we have become a depraved culture that has lost touch with reality. I am really impressed with how many people think that either men should be allowed to use the women's restroom or that this is not an issue worth fighting over. Abortion wasn't worth fighting over. We lost. Gay marriage wasn't worth fighting over. We lost. I want to at least have the right to plant my rear upon the last bastion of public manliness and not have to worry about the person in the stall beside me wearing too much perfume. Is that too much to ask? Is this a battle worth fighting?