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President Joe Biden on Tuesday criticized a bill in Florida that seeks to prevent teachers from discussing sexual topics with children.
The Republican-driven initiative believes that sexual orientation issues are not age or developmentally appropriate for students.
The mainstream media and Democrats renamed the initiative as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, in order to make it seem like an attack against the LGBT community, when in fact the bill seeks to prevent the sexualization of children, taking into account the appearance and media exposure of groups that seek to normalize pedophilia, in addition to preventing teachers from influencing decisions about the sexual or gender identity of children that could have repercussions in their adult life.
If the bill is approved, parents will be able to file lawsuits against the school district and receive damages.
The bill has the backing of state Gov. Ron DeSantis, who on Monday said he sees it as totally inappropriate for teachers to have such conversations with students.
“We’ve seen instances of students being told by different folks in school, “Oh, don’t worry, don’t pick your gender yet, do all this other stuff.” They won’t tell the parents about these discussions that are happening. That is entirely inappropriate. And we need, schools need to be teaching kids to read, to write, they need teach them science, history. We need more civics, understanding the U.S. constitution and what makes our country unique, all that basic stuff,” the governor added.