New transgender Olympic rules changing sports?

Sunday, January 24, 2016
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Michael F. Haverluck (OneNewsNow.com)

New transgender rules passed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are making it easier for men to compete as women, potentially changing the face of the Olympics after millennia.

A Closer LookThe aggressive LGBT agenda working its way through the Olympics has been challenged for more than a decade by the 4 WINDS sports ministry, which has contended for years that such accommodations would work to “open the door for immorality and create an uneven playing field in the future.”

The ministry has been standing up for Christian athletes around the world so they can concentrate on competing, rather than having to contend with issues attacking their faith in the name of “tolerance” and “civil rights.”

“In 2003, the IOC allowed transgenders to compete after sex reassignment surgery and two years of hormone therapy,” 4 WINDS stated in its press release. “With the new rules, no reassignment surgery is necessary and athletes have to receive only one year of hormone therapy.”

4 WINDS President Steve McConkey says that his nonprofit Christian organization has been fighting to protect athletes over this issue for a dozen years.

"We started in 2003, standing against transgenders in the Olympics," the leader of the Madison, Wisconsin-based Christian group informed. "Not only is the LGBT movement promoting immoral behavior in sports, but science will show that the new IOC ruling is not scientifically sound.

McConkey argues that the homosexual agenda can do irreparable damage to the Olympic Games that transcends scandals of the past.

“The IOC has opened the door for a threat to the Olympics worse than performance enhancing drugs," he asserts.

Taking over all sports?

This most recent push for the inclusion and acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle in the Olympics is just the latest battle taken up by 4 WINDS, which produces BigPlanetWatch.com and TrackandFieldReport.com to encourage athletes in their Christian walk. It has regularly opposed the propagation of homosexuality in sports led by numerous athletic organizations both domestically and internationally, including the IOC, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).

4 WINDS has also opposed the great influence of former sports personalities in alignment with the LGBT community, including former Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, who recently changed his name to Caitlyn. Last February, McConkey publicly stood against the 66-year old sports icon’s decision to come out and celebrate his self-proclaimed transgender status, knowing how such a proclamation would empower the transgender movement to promote its agenda through the media and sports organizations.

And this is not only an escalating problem in the Olympics and professional sports.

“Currently, most state high school associations allow transgenders to compete on any team they desire to be on,” 4 WINDS announced.

In fact, the problem doesn’t just exist on the playing field.

“Now, locker rooms will be open to teenage boys showering with female athletes,” the Christian sports ministry pointed out.

4 WINDS believes that such a culture shock for Christian athletes can be damaging to their faith — and confusing, misleading and detrimental to nonbelievers, as well. To keep them grounded and protected from the LGBT movement in sports, it encourages athletes around the world to grow in their faith by reading the Bible and being under the guidance of sound Bible teachers throughout their training.

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