Faith and Freedom with Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver and Holly Meade, and BarbWire’s Matt Barber… An 11-minute weekday radio program discussing hot topics in the area of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life and the family.
The Marion County School Board in Ocala Florida has now indicated by a 4-1 decision that it will not open up girls and boys restrooms to people of the opposite sex. It’s a common sense vote that should be happening across the country.
Mat Staver: Holly, as a woman, obviously you can understand why you don’t want ment going into women’s — not only restrooms, but shower facilities, locker rooms — and particularly not going into places where little girls might be.
Holly Meade: Absolutely. I couldn’t imagine the horror and hope I never see the day when I have to encounter that in a public bathroom, when a man coming in… And we just see, the stories are just starting to roll in now of the different sexual crimes that are happening. But to imagine a young girl, an innocent little girl, having to encounter this. You talk about statistics, one in six women will be a victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime. One in nine girls under 18 have reported being the victim of a sexual assault…
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