Florida House passes expansion of ‘Parental Rights in Education’ law


ALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WFLA) — More than 100 LGBTQ+ advocates marched to Florida’s Capitol on Friday to protest the potential expansion of one of Florida’s most controversial laws.


he Florida House passed HB 1069, which would expand the Parental Rights in Education law, which critics have dubbed the “Don’t Say Gay” law. The bill passed in a mostly party-line vote, 77-35.


he bill would limit the ways teachers and students can use preferred pronouns, and prohibit instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity through eighth grade. The law currently bans those lessons in grades kindergarten through third grade.


ritics and LGBTQ+ advocates have

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