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(LifeSiteNews) – Former Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI) has thrown her support behind Florida’s pro-family Parental Rights in Education Bill, excoriating the left-wing line on “indoctrinating woke sexual values” in schools.

Gabbard, a 2020 presidential candidate, took to Twitter on Monday to voice support for the bill, which protects children in kindergarten through the third grade from confusing discussions around sexuality and gender in school classrooms, and suggested that the legislation should have gone much further.

First recognizing that “parental rights are under attack all across the country,” Gabbard argued that the government has been attempting to “usurp parents’ right and responsibility to raise their own children.”

Accordingly, the Florida legislation is worthy of support, she said, since it “very simply bans government and government schools from indoctrinating woke sexual values in our schools to a captive audience.”

While the bill prohibits teachers from promoting the LGBT agenda to younger children in schools, as well as forbidding staff from concealing or encouraging children to conceal details of discussions from parents, Gabbard questioned the need to limit the bans until the third grade, asking “What about twelfth grade or not at all?”

“Parents are the ones responsible for raising their kids and instilling in them a moral foundation, not the government,” she stated.

In addition to their moral corruption, Gabbard said that children are also being failed intellectually by the promotion of left-wing sexual ethics over disciplines like “English, math, science, civics, history.”

The politician lamented that “our schools are failing,” citing national statistics which show that “34 percent of students are below basic reading level in the fourth grade” and “25 percent of high school graduates are functionally illiterate.”

“I’m confident that if our schools focused on educating our kids, teaching them the fundamentals” in order to help them think “logically … critically,” she said, “we would see our literacy rates improve and set our young people up for success.”

After Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education Bill into law at the end of March, homosexual activist groups were quick to object, falsely maligning the legislation as the “don’t say gay” bill – nowhere in the bill does the word “gay” appear – and filing a federal lawsuit to try and stop the act before it comes into force on July 1.

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SIGN, THANK and STAND with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis who is being attacked by Disney for signing a new law which prohibits sexual indoctrination of schoolchildren from Kindergarten to 3rd Grade*Anyone - no matter where you reside - can sign this petition!

For protecting the innocence of his state's youngest schoolchildren and standing up to the bullies in the LGBT lobby, Governor Ron DeSantis has predictably been on the receiving end of sustained attacks from LGBT activists and their numerous allies in the leftist mainstream media.

And now, the Disney Corporation - one of Florida's biggest employers - has decided to interfere in politics and pick a fight with DeSantis over the new law.

BUT, Florida parents, and parents across the country, are overjoyed that a governor is finally taking seriously their concerns about the early sexualization of our nation's children!

SIGN, THANK, and STAND with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis with this petition which will be delivered to Governor DeSantis' office and CC'ed to Disney, and which tells the Governor that we thank him for, and will stand with him in, protecting our schoolchildren from LGBT indoctrination.

This common sense legislation, known as the Parental Rights in Education Act, prohibits instruction pertaining to sexual orientation, "gender identity" and transgenderism in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade classrooms across the state of Florida.

And, the new law also puts stronger limits on such discussions for older children, frustrating a primary tenet of the radical left's plan to encroach upon impressionable young minds.

Media talking heads and political opponents, ranging from radical LGBT activist groups to morally corrupt corporations like Disney, dubbed HB 1557 the "Don't Say Gay" Bill.

But, the truth is that such sensitive, personal subjects are not the job of schools to cover, but the job of parents alone, who, under the bill, would be allowed to take legal action against school districts that violate its provisions.

By their hateful reaction to the bill (now law) and to Governor DeSantis, one can only assume that Disney actually despises parents and their role as the primary educator of their children, especially in, but not limited to, areas of sexual conduct and morals.

Indeed, the extreme volume of manufactured outrage on this particular piece of legislation reveals the following significant nugget of information: one of the seminal means the LGBT "community" counts on to continue attracting people into their ranks, or as so-called "allies," is by brainwashing little, unsuspecting children without their, or their parents', consent.

We know it, and they know it. And, finally, someone is doing something about it.

SIGN, THANK and STAND with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis who is being attacked by Disney for signing a new law which prohibits sexual indoctrination of schoolchildren from Kindergarten to 3rd Grade.

Children's innocence is worth it and Disney, and its chairman Bob Chapek, should be ashamed of themselves for threatening to interfere in state politics because they are offended that children's minds will no longer be violated.

We must encourage people like Governor DeSantis and the Florida Legislature not to be blackmailed and not to be afraid...

If Disney wants to escalate things, then conservative and Christian parents might be finally persuaded not to visit Disneyland and Disney World, nor buy Disney products, nor watch Disney films.

Conservatives and Christians, and right-thinking people from all walks of life, need to start playing hardball with the likes of Disney.

We saw what happens when parents show their power in Virginia last year, so any further action on this matter by Florida Democrats and their allies in Disney’s executive leadership will be at their own peril.

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Notably, children’s and family entertainment company Disney criticized DeSantis over the bill, calling for “this law to be repealed by the legislature or struck down in the courts” in a March 28 statement.

“We are dedicated to standing up for the rights and safety of LGBTQ+ members of the Disney family as well as the LGBTQ+ community in Florida and across the country,” the corporation stated.

Despite mounting pressure from the multinational brand, which has a strong presence in Florida, DeSantis defended the law.

“I don’t care what corporate media outlets say, I don’t care what Hollywood says, I don’t care what big corporations say, here I stand,” he said. “I’m not backing down.”


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