‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill introduced in Congress

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House Republicans have introduced legislation that some critics are describing as a national “Don’t Say Gay” bill – inspired by the controversial Florida law that bans instruction on gender identity and sexual orientation in kindergarten through third grade classes.

If the federal bill were to become law, which is unlikely in the current Congress, its effects could be far more sweeping, affecting not just instruction in schools, but also events and literature at any federally-funded institution.

The bill, called the “Stop the Sexualization of Children Act,” aims “To prohibit the use of Federal funds to develop, implement, facilitate, or fund any sexually-oriented program, event, or literature for children under the age of 10, and for other purposes.”

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