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Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill modeled after Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law: ‘Mine goes further’

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Pennsylvania state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R) last week introduced legislation to ban lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools through the fifth grade. Borowicz's measure is backed by Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, the GOP nominee for governor. Florida educators through high school are restricted from addressing either topic with their students in a manner that is not age appropriate.
2 months ago·Harrisburg, United States

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Pennsylvania lawmaker introduces bill modeled after Florida ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law: ‘Mine goes further’

Story at a glance Pennsylvania state Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R) last week introduced legislation to ban lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools through the fifth grade, telling supporters during a news conference that her bill was modeled after Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” law. Borowicz has argued that measures to ban topics…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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Pa. GOP lawmakers push bill with language broader than Florida’s ‘don’t say gay’ law

Conservatives say the policy is necessary to safeguard against obscene material in schools, but critics warn the implementation of such laws has targeted LGBTQ people.

2 months ago·Harrisburg, United States
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Republicans push anti-LGBTQ+ bill that 'goes further' than 'Don't Say Gay'

Republican state lawmakers pushing newly introduced anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that would ‘go further' than Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law. 

2 months ago
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Pennsylvania Republicans Introduce Extreme 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

The bill is more restrictive than the one that became law in Florida.

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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Pennsylvania’s Don’t Say Gay bill is worse than Florida’s. It may become law if Doug Mastriano wins.

"It is patterned after the Florida bill, but mine goes further," said the prime sponsor of Pennsylvania's Don't Say Gay bill...

2 months ago
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Pennsylvania Republicans advocating broader 'Don't Say Gay' law

“The intent of these bills seems to be to wipe out any discussion and pretend that [LGBTQ people] don’t exist”

2 months ago
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