Letters to the Editor

Letter: Legislative definitions

I see that Montana has joined Kansas and Tennessee in defining the word “sex” in state law as only male or female. In those three states, nonbinary and transgender people do not exist; God’s own creations have been defined out of existence.

That reminds me of the attempt, in 1897, of the Indiana Legislature to define pi as 3.2. They would establish mathematical truth by legislative fiat. In Indiana, at least, the Legislature saw the folly of its effort, and the “Indiana pi bill” never took effect.

— Dale Gerboth


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