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Ron DeSantis Sparks National Wave of 'Don't Say Gay' Bills

Posted on AllSides April 11th, 2022
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Several Republican-led states are considering its own "Don't Say Gay" bills sparked by Florida's controversial law.

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis signed the legislation into law last month, which prevents topics including sexual orientation and gender identity from being taught to the state's youngest students. The law brought significant backlash from LGBTQ advocates, who argue it is intended to silence the community. Supporters of the legislation, however, say young children should not be taught about topics of sexuality while in school.

Despite those criticisms, more lawmakers from across the country are pushing...

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