‘Parental rights’ advocates don’t really trust parents

The governor and GOP lawmakers don’t trust parents and they aren’t protecting children. (Stock photo via Canva)

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We’ve been hearing often from Iowa Republicans that they “trust” parents.

Gov. Kim Reynolds spent most of the COVID-19 pandemic saying she trusted parents (more than school administrators) to decide whether their kids should attend classes in person and wear masks to protect themselves and others.

The centerpiece of her agenda this year was giving some parents the means to move their students to private schools – where rules requiring accommodations for students with disabilities or special needs do

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