April 16, 2024

Florida GOP Blasts Biden for Declaring Easter ‘Transgender Day of Visibility’

Republican Party of Florida chairman Evan Power blasted President Joe Biden on Saturday for declaring March 31, 2024, Easter Sunday, “Transgender Day of Visibility.”

“There appears to be no limit to what the Biden administration will do to try and shove their radical agenda down the throats of the American people,” Power stated in a press release launched on Saturday.

“As Christians gather tomorrow to celebrate Easter Sunday, one of the most holy days of the Christian calendar, President Biden thinks that it is appropriate to issue a proclamation designating Easter Sunday as ‘Transgender Day of Visibility,’” he continued, declaring that this “comes the same day that it is reported for the first time that Christian symbolism was not allowed in the White House Easter Egg contest.”

“President Biden should issue a retraction and an apology to the American people, and Nikki Fried along with all Florida Democrats should demand the same,” he added.

Indeed, Biden formally declared Easter Sunday the “Transgender Day of Visibility.” In the proclamation, he demonized those that defend kids from transgender ideology as “extremists.”

Biden’s proclamation continues:

Transgender Americans are half of the material of our Nation.  Whether serving their communities or within the army, elevating households or operating companies, they assist America thrive.  They deserve, and are entitled to, the identical rights and freedoms as each different American, together with essentially the most elementary freedom to be their true selves.  But extremists are proposing a whole lot of hateful legal guidelines that focus on and terrify transgender youngsters and their households — silencing lecturers; banning books; and even threatening dad and mom, medical doctors, and nurses with jail for serving to dad and mom get care for their kids.  These payments assault our most simple American values:  the liberty to be your self, the liberty to make your personal well being care choices, and even the fitting to lift your personal baby.  It isn’t any shock that the bullying and discrimination that transgender Americans face is worsening our Nation’s psychological well being disaster, main half of transgender youth to think about suicide previously yr.

At the identical time, an epidemic of violence in opposition to transgender ladies and ladies, particularly ladies and ladies of coloration, continues to take too many lives.  Let me be clear:  All of these assaults are un-American and should finish.  No one ought to must be courageous simply to be themselves.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by advantage of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the legal guidelines of the United States, do hereby proclaim March 31, 2024, as Transgender Day of Visibility.  I name upon all Americans to affix us in lifting up the lives and voices of transgender folks all through our Nation and to work towards eliminating violence and discrimination primarily based on gender id.

Many throughout the board expressed each shock and disgust.

“The Biden White House has betrayed the central tenet of Easter — which is the resurrection of Jesus Christ,” House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) stated.

“Banning sacred truth and tradition—while at the same time proclaiming Easter Sunday as “Transgender Day”—is outrageous and abhorrent. This is why the American individuals are taking observe,” he added:

“Biden is banning religious symbols from Easter celebrations at the White House, while flying the trans flag and declaring Easter Sunday to be ‘Trans Visibility Day,’” Donald Trump Jr. stated.

“This is the left’s new religion. They want people worshiping the trans flag instead of God. They must be stopped,” he added:

“Joe Biden declares that Easter Sunday is transgender visibility day while he bans Christian symbols from the White House Easter egg roll,” Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) stated.

“Disgraceful. Easter will forever be the celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection,” she added as others expressed related reactions:

This coincides with the Biden White House banning religious-themed artwork from this yr’s Easter egg artwork contest, barring “any questionable content,” which apparently consists of “religious symbols, overtly religious themes, or partisan political statements.”