House Democrats have vowed to ban the terms “pedophile” and “pedophilia” because they are discriminatory against sexual preferences and gender identity.
During the hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, California Rep. Katie Porter declared that the phrase “groomer” is a “lie” used to maliciously discriminate against LGBTQ+ people and make them appear to be a “threat.”
“You know, this allegation of ‘groomer’ and ‘pedophile,’ it is alleging that a person is criminal somehow and engaged in criminal acts merely because of their gender identity, their sexual orientation, their gender identity,” Porter said.
Summit.news reports: The Democrat then complained, with the aid of Human Rights Campaign (HRC) president Kelley Robinson, that Twitter allows the “dangerous” terms to be used.
“This is not just about what happens online. What happens online translates into real harms in people’s lives,” Porter proclaimed.
The same argument was made throughout the hearing by a parade of cartoon character activists:
The claims that the term ‘groomer’ is hateful were also platformed on CNN:
The same claim was amplified by trans activist Alejandra Caraballo, who earlier this week was exposed as a hypocrite at the hearing by GOP Rep. Nancy Mace for having her own history of tweeting violent rhetoric.
Elsewhere during the hearing, another witness opined that parents shouldn’t have any right to know if their children as young as 12 are being put through gender transitions: