California To Have Harsher Penalty For Pronoun Violations Than For Knowingly Spreading HIV

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Authored by Peter Hasson via The Daily Caller,

Beginning in 2018, California law will have harsher penalties for health care workers who address a senior transgender patient with the “wrong” pronouns than for people who knowingly infect others with HIV.

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Friday lowering the maximum penalty for knowingly infecting or exposing a person to HIV to six months in prison - down from a maximum of eight years.

Also last week, Brown signed legislation allowing for penalties of up to one year in jail for health care workers who “willfully and repeatedly” use the “wrong” pronouns to refer to a senior transgender patient. 

Democratic state Sen. Scott Weiner sponsored both pieces of legislation.

“The most effective way to reduce HIV infections is to destigmatize HIV,” Weiner told CNN.


“To make people comfortable talking about their infection, get tested, get into treatment.”

Weiner has also dismissed concerns about religious freedom regarding the criminal punishments for health care workers who don’t use transgender pronouns.

“Everyone is entitled to their religious view,” he said.


“But when you enter the public space, when you are running an institution, you are in a workplace, you are in a civil setting, and you have to follow the law.”

Opponents of the legislation disagreed.

“How can you believe in free speech, but think the government can compel people to use certain pronouns when talking to others?” Greg Burt of the California Family Council testified in July.


“This is not tolerance. This is not love. This is not mutual respect. True tolerance tolerates people with different views. We need to treat each other with respect, but respect is a two-way street. It is not respectful to threaten people with punishment for having sincerely held beliefs that differ from your own.”

Brown also signed another law last week that shortened the length of time some sex offenders have to remain on the sex offender registry.

That bill, too, was sponsored by Weiner.

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Overflow's picture

I see your future.


An army of zombie SJW's claiming independence.


That glorious day, which side will  Durden and The ZeroHedgers be?


With Catalonia?




Newsboy's picture

I've got AIDS, boy, and you just got barebacked.

POLICE! He he called me a "boy"!

Billy the Poet's picture

Beginning in 2018, California law will have harsher penalties for health care workers who address a senior transgender patient with the “wrong” pronouns than for people who knowingly infect others with HIV.


One addresses another person with either their name or the second person pronoun, "you." "Him," "her," or any other imaginable (or imaginary) pronoun are third person pronouns. By definition one does not use a third person pronoun to address another person.

Remember -- you never have to use a pronoun if you don't want to do so. For example, "I'm looking for Jenner, have you seen Jenner," avoids use of the third person pronoun entirely.

Beat 'em with English!

sickavme's picture

Leftards: Where equality actually means equal misery for all... On their level of misery of course...

Creepy_Azz_Crackaah's picture

Take it to its logical extreme where Antifa, et al, just might go and you'll have scum in CA lobbing HIV infected material at people, trying to infect them.  Some people will become infected with HIV, suffer horribly, and possibly die. 

Misdemeanor. No biggie.

Fucked up law with YUGE unintended consequences, simply for buying the votes of promiscuous gays.


Gaius Frakkin' Baltar's picture

And we give these degenerates the ability to effect federal election outcomes...

They are too dangerous for that now.

These are big boy problems we have at the federal level and the California electorate is clearly not up to the challenge.

YUNOSELL's picture

Harsh penalties against using wrong pronouns is a load of she/it

Perimetr's picture

One more reason why it is a great idea

to own several guns

cstu7011's picture

(((  Sen. Scott Weiner  )))

secretargentman's picture

Pretty sure the correct pronoun for a male that's been neutered is "it", regardless of whether it's had fake boob implants and wears women's clothing. 

Chupacabra-322's picture

Taking bets.

What does everyone think these Certifiable Psychopaths will marginalize next?

Billy the Poet's picture

Hard to say. I think that once they get you to believe that chicks have dicks they can convince you of anything.

Åristotle's picture

Turning of names is the most common of all sophistry and at the heart of controlling others by words instead of whips. For example, when counterfeit is called money how could anyone protest what the banks do? Who doesn't want them to create money? Or that these institutions ought to be called banks at all? What is in a name?

"It is impossible in a discussion to bring in the actual things discussed; we use their names as symbols instead of them; and we suppose that what follows in the names, follows in the things as well..." —Sophistical Refutations 164a24

Killdo's picture

there are no chicks with dicks - only men with boobs

Billy the Poet's picture

Let's leave Uncle Frank out of it. Aunt Mary always does.

cstu7011's picture

(((  Sen. Scott Weiner  )))

Demologos's picture

Any relation to the other more famous perv from New York? Anthony W. won't need to worry about pronouns where he is going. "Come here you little bitch and toss some salad."

TungstenBars's picture

Pedophelia is already in the works 

Grave's picture

its been going on for decades, pushing everywhere the degenerate "fashion" that makes adults look like prepubescent children.

specific body areas start to grow hair in adulthood for a reason

Implied Violins's picture

That's what the ultimate goal of all this bullshit is: remove the stigma from pedophiles; normalize it; then legalize it - and jail anyone who refutes them.

Socratic Dog's picture

I've come to the same conclusion.  It's the logical end to it all.  Bestiality may be an interim step.

European American's picture

"Pedophelia is already in the works "

The (((Tribe))) has been at the forefront and instrumental in producing and directing that "show".

claytonmoore50's picture

That state is nuttier than a bag of cashews...

Crazier than a peach orchard sow...

historian40's picture

Or just say him.  If we're with the Jenner example.  Come what may for not playing along with their twisted fantasy.

Billy the Poet's picture

Why play into their hands by violating their rule when you can just avoid the subject entirely?

Use proper names only and preferably only the last name to avoid having to say, "Caitlyn," for example.You can also refer to another individual with descriptive language such as, "Give this to the first person in the second row," or "Give this to the person in the red outfit," in order to avoid "him," "her," or "it."

If they want a war of words then let's beat them at their own game.

brain_glitch's picture

"Give this to the first person in the second row"

Careful, calling them person might trigger them too.

ZeroLounger's picture

"Oh You, You......You, YOU!

(Gun to head) Say the Damned Pronouns!

Implied Violins's picture

I would rather just pretend they don't exist, and outright ignore them altogether. But if forced to acknowledge them, simply grunt.

Billy the Poet's picture

Those of us who identify as Neanderthals thank you.

Implied Violins's picture

Sometimes, one just has to lower themselves to talk their language.

cheeseheader's picture

Heck, why not just avoid CA altogether?

I do not go to temples b/c I don't want to wear a hat....Well, that's just one reason.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

California To Have Harsher Penalty For Pronoun Violations Than For Knowingly Spreading HIV

My response: Can someone please tell me what in the HELL is going on in California? This is exactly the kind of thing that makes the GOD of the BIBLE ( YHWH Elohim) angry. 

WOE to those who live in CA!!!! (SINNERS in the HANDS of an ANGRY GOD)

chumbawamba's picture

I'd much rather beat them with heavy wooden clubs.

I am Chumbawamba.

in4mayshun's picture

Let's just start calling everyone bitch ass niggas like the 49ers. That's not gender specific is it? Or was that the Raiders? I can't remember...

HRH Feant2's picture

Got it you bitchy ass nigger!

toady's picture

This is California, right? Just call everyone dude.

Utopia Planitia's picture

Dindu (or if formality is required: Dindu 'Nuffin)

CultiVader's picture

Where I came from we called em uppity.

cstu7011's picture

I call it a (((  Weiner  )))

Overflow's picture

Fascist USA oppressing free people and leeching their wealth for generations.

CatatoniaLivesMatter!you fascist racist fascist ! FuckUSA all nations die soon!


nmewn's picture

lol...I can't really tell if thats a rant against SJW's having taken over Kalifornia (be it blood donation or language) or what...but I do admire your passion.

Whatever it is ;-)

Overflow's picture


just a parody rant against SJW's having taken ZeroHedge

HRClinton's picture

If they focused on Preposition violations, they'd be better off.

90% of 'Mericans don't use THAT and WHO properly. Damn semi-literate Yanks!

caconhma's picture

Burn California, burn!

jamesmmu's picture

California is insane