Republican New York Congressman George Santos has co-sponsored two resolutions in the U.S. House of Representatives, one that directly targets transgender women and a second that promotes the AR-15 assault rifle as the “national gun of America.” House Resolution 115 and House Resolution 1095, were both introduced and co-sponsored by his fellow Republican lawmakers.
HR 115, introduced by U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.), seeks to implement a “Women’s Bill of Rights,” so as to “reaffirm legal protections afforded to women under federal law.” The resolution, however, directly challenges liberal gender norms by limiting the statutes to “biological differences between the sexes.” The bill only recognizes the biological origins of a person’s birth certificate, thereby eliminating trans rights be recognized publicly in this symbolic but showing telling of Republican political ideological goals.
Insofar as women’s rights go, the bill tries to provide six points, three “for purposes of federal law” focusing only on long-held defined gender terms for specific biological roles: “sex” to be defined as “biological sex at birth,” words such as “woman” and “girl”, and “man” and “boy” would be defined based on the sex assigned at birth, and “mother” and “father” are defined via their assigned sex.
Likewise, the bill allows discrimination under the basis of the person’s sex “when they serve an important governmental objective and are substantially related to achieving that objective.” “Protecting women’s rights should not be a partisan issue, yet the left cannot even define the word ‘woman,’” said Lesko in a statement. “I am proud to once again introduce this important legislation to affirm the basic biological truth that men and