MIAMI (CBSMiami) – President Joe Biden is weighing successful connected the authorities dubbed by activists arsenic the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.
Under the bill, schoolhouse districts “may not promote schoolroom treatment astir intersexual predisposition oregon sex individuality successful superior people levels.”
The measure passed some Florida House and Senate committees.
President Biden tweeted, “I privation each subordinate of the LGBTQI+ assemblage — particularly the kids who volition beryllium impacted by this hateful measure — to cognize that you are loved and accepted conscionable arsenic you are. I person your back, and my Administration volition proceed to combat for the protections and information you deserve.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis has endorsed the bill.
“We’ve seen instances of students being told by antithetic folks successful school, ‘Oh, well, don’t worry, don’t prime your sex yet, bash each this different stuff.’ They won’t archer the parents astir these discussions that are happening. That is wholly inappropriate,” DeSantis said during an quality successful Miami.
DeSantis characterized the measure arsenic portion of “transparency legislation” that Republicans are “really moving on” this session.
“We privation parents to beryllium capable to person entree to what’s going connected successful the classroom. And surely it is inappropriate to beryllium hiding these things from parents,” the politician said.