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BREAKING: FL Gov DeSantis Signs Parental Rights in Education Bill

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Sorry progressives and Hollywood elites who have dubbed Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ legislation that protects children the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. On Monday, DeSantis signed into law the Parental Rights in Education bill which prohibits the instruction of sexual orientation and gender identity in elementary school children from kindergarten through third grade.

Critics of the bill, who also came up with the ridiculous “Don’t Say Gay” slogan, claim the bill is an attack on gay and trans children. Supporters of the bill, however, say the intention is to protect the children and give the power to discuss such matters to the parents.

“Contrary to its misleading nickname, the bill does not outlaw teachers, administrators, or students from using that word” reports National Review. “Rather than a bigoted effort to ostracize LGBTQ students and faculty, the bill is explicit that it is designed to keep conversations about sexuality out of kindergarten through third-grade classrooms.”

“Classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade 3 or in a manner that is not age appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards,” the bill reads.

Disney CEO Bob Chapek was publicly against the bill and lobbied for it to be killed. Chapek called the governor to “express our disappointment and concern that if the legislation becomes law, it could be used to unfairly target gay, lesbian, non-binary, and transgender kids and families,”

DeSantis told supporters in Boca Raton in a video obtained by Fox News that Florida’s policies must be based on the “best interest of Florida citizens, not on the musings of woke corporations.”

The bill was also criticized during Sunday night’s Oscars awards during which the hosts, three female comedians, dedicated the night and awards show as a “gay” party for “those in the state of Florida.”

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  1. Gabriel A. Santiago

    March 29, 2022 at 11:31 pm

    It is totally immoral for school officials to discuss subjects that include transgenderism, homosexuality and other non-appropriate age-level subjects to kindergarten children and children through 3rd-grade.

    I frankly don’t think that such discussion of the aforementioned subject should be taught until High School Senior level; and I’m being generous.

    I fully support FL Gov. DeSantis’ Parental Rights in Education law! I does what it says; puts parents in complete control of their children. It is not an “anti-Gay” or “anti-trans” law.

  2. Wayne huffman

    March 30, 2022 at 5:25 pm

    Ron needs to become President

  3. Alan Mutnick

    March 30, 2022 at 5:41 pm

    Start off by reducing to administer any revenu to those who are misrepresenting the law : I.e. Disney and it’s associates be it theme parks and/or film, along with others so they begin to appreciate the true feeling of Americans and not the few who are
    Sensationalizing the bill. Inexcusable

  4. Carole Thomas

    March 31, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    In re: Disney instructing the greeters not to say, “Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls”, is THE most ridiculous thing I have ever heard. No matter what they want to be called, biologically the absolute majority of the humans who go to Disney theme parks ARE LADIES & GENTLEMEN, BOYS & GIRLS. The idea that they want to be anything OTHER than males & females is an argument they can have with their maker after they die. But ultimately, Disney should not cancel their greeting.

  5. Carole Thomas

    March 31, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    I might add that I applaud Gov. DeSantes. He seems to be the only politician out there with a real brain. When I went to school, the subjects I was taught pertained to core subjects, Math, English, Reading, Geography, Writing, etc. To say we EVER had a conversation with ANY teacher about his or her home life, who their partners were, where they live, if they were married etc. was NON EXISTENT. The teachers were not there to share that kind of information. The teachers of today should be the same. They have a job to do. TEACH. Not teach the children the details of their personal lives. And certainly not to impart their wisdom of sexual activities nor what the children appear to be to them. They cannot be permitted to “guide” said children as to whether they appear to be males or females.

  6. Maria

    April 2, 2022 at 9:18 am

    Agree, with the Florida’ governor’s bill! Parents of the little children only have the right to talk to them, about transgender issues at home, NEVER in schools!
    And…Disney bye bye! Your participation on this controversial issue, will be your lost! Bye! Bye!

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Hispanic Democrats ban term ‘Latinx’ used ‘to appease white rich progressives’

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Lawmakers in Connecticut which are both Hispanic and Democrats, have proposed a new state law to ban the term “Latinx” from all government documents. The term is deemed offensive by the lawmakers who want to end the practice.

“I’m of Puerto Rican descent and I find it offensive,” Democratic state representative Geraldo Reyes told the Associated Press.

“The Spanish language, which is centuries old, defaults to Latino for everybody,” Reyes added. “It’s all-inclusive. They didn’t need to create a word, it already exists.”

Reyes is the bill’s chief sponsor, and was joined by four other Hispanic Democrats who are also members of then Black and Puerto Rican Caucus in the Connecticut Legislature.

The Connecticut lawmakers are not alone in their sentiment. In 2021, Democratic Representative Ruben Gallego of Arizona tweeted “When Latino politicos use the term it is largely to appease white rich progressives who think that is the term we use.” Gallego added that his office was not allowed to use the term in any official communications.  

National Review reports:

The same year, the League of United Latin American Citizens, the oldest community organization in the United States, declared it would no longer use Latinx. The term has also been rejected by Real Academia Española, a governing body that oversees the Spanish language.

While the term has been enthusiastically adopted by progressive academics and far-left activists, polling reveals it has not gained traction within the broader Hispanic population.

“The word Latino is incredibly exclusionary, both for women and for non-gender conforming people,” Maia Gil’adi, a professor at Boston University, told the AP. “And the term Latinx is really useful because of the way it challenges those conceptions.”

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