Over the weekend, California updated its prohibition on state-sponsored travel to states that uphold biological truth and the rights of business owners to decline services that oppose their religious beliefs to include 26 states – more than half of the country.
Following the enactment of new laws by Missouri, Nebraska, and Wyoming that will protect children from the evils of the Left’s gender ideology, the state released an announcement calling the moves “discriminatory” and “alarming.”
For the nearly 2 million college students and athletes who attend public universities in California, the law’s impacts have been very disruptive.
Students involved with clubs, sports, and research are frequently forced to stay home or come up with alternative funding sources when conferences and tournaments take place in any of the 26 states blacklisted by their government.
Once the latest three additions are officially made to the list, it will include:
A member of the debate team at California Polytechnic State University, John Patrick, shared his frustrations with the school’s student newspaper after the team was forced to abandon its relationships with debate teams in Georgia, Tennessee, and Ohio.
“People work hard so that they can get into CSU and have options in life, so then for California to shut down some of those options is shortsighted,” he said.
A California state senator unsuccessfully tried to lift the travel ban in March.
As the Left’s gender ideology continues to come crashing down upon itself, the state’s list will only continue to grow, further limiting opportunities for its students and athletes.