Tag: PJI

Anti-Trans GoFundMe Campaign Includes PJI – An SPLC Identified Anti-LGBT Hate Group

October 15, 2015 路

The Privacy For All (PFA) coalition that includes the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) -- a Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) identified active Anti-LGBT hate group -- is raising funds on their website for the Limits On Use Of Facilities In Government Buildings And Businesses Initiative Statute (which they're referring to as the "Personal Privacy Protection Act"). This is in violation of GoFundMe's own Terms and Conditions. Specifically, on their Terms and Conditions webpage, GoFundMe lists under the header What's… Read more.

The Coming California Bathroom Initiative

May 4, 2015 路

Brad Dacus's "Prancing Transgender Voyeurs" Quote The first line of what California's Personal Privacy Protection Act initiative would create as California Health & Safety Code 搂 118501, should it become law in 2016, is this: Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person shall use facilities in accordance with their biological sex in all government buildings. The Personal Privacy Protection Act is currently a request for a Title And Summary For Proposed Initiative that's been… Read more.

Despite PJI’s Claims To Contrary, AB1266 Goes Into Effect On January 1, 2014

December 31, 2013 路

In their December 30, 2013 press release Co-ed Bathroom Bill Update: Legislature Still Has To Hold It, the Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) claims that the California Success and Opportunity Act (the act that that they're attempting to rebrand as the "Co-ed Bathroom Bill") doesn't go into effect on January 1, 2014. Sacramento, CA-- A referendum has put on hold a 37 word bill which would have opened up restrooms, locker rooms and showers in K-12 public schools to students 鈥渋rrespective… Read more.

PJI Has Plan Bs

November 27, 2013 路

If we don't get it -- enough signatures -- we have to get over a half-a-million signatures, and if we don't...we aren't able to get enough signatures, then it goes into effect on January first. And then it's...we're going to see victims -- I believe we'll see victims all throughout the state of California. Boys and girls -- You know, 13 year-old, 14 year-old girls who suddenly find themselves in the same shower bin as a naked boy...a 16 year-old… Read more.

AB1266 Referendum Drive: So Far, Not So Good For Privacy For All Students Coalition

November 22, 2013 路

The Secretary of State's office described the process and procedure for qualifying the School Success And Opportunity Act (AB1266) for referendum on the November, 2014 ballot: Once the requisite number of signatures has been collected, they must be filed with the appropriate county elections official(s). Counties then have eight working days to report the raw count of signatures to the Secretary of State. If the raw count of signatures equals 100% or more of the total number of signatures needed… Read more.

Action: Judgment Day For The Pacific Justice Institute

November 20, 2013 路

It's just not enough to know what you're against: we also need to know what we're for, and then work and sacrifice to create the kind of world we want to live in. And, sometimes it takes more than keyboard activism to create that kind of world. On November 19, 2013 -- on a day before the annual Transgender Day Of Remembrance -- The Transadvocate organized an action in front of the Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, California entitled… Read more.

Where PJI’s Arguments Fall Apart In Florence, Colorado

November 10, 2013 路

With talking points, it's easy to demonize a class of people as a class of people. When confronted with one, very humanized person who belongs to that class of people, it can be hard for someone to stick to the class demonization talking points. An example on point: the demonization of trans female youth as a class of people -- people described by the demonizers as male -- as bathroom and locker room predators of cisgender girls. The Pacific Justice… Read more.

PJI Has Wildly Varying Tones & Talking Points On Jane Doe & AB 1266

October 22, 2013 路

It All Depends On The Audience The Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) has been at the center of a controversy because of what they've clamed about the behavior of a trans student at a Colorado high school. They've turned her into a predator...a monster...a "nightmare" example of what trans female youth will do if they are universally allowed into any public school's girls locker rooms and restrooms. And as Transadvocate editor-in-chief Cristan Williams has pointed out, one of their transparent reasons… Read more.