Rick Scott bill requires parental consent for school changes of ‘gender markers’

A bill reintroduced by one Florida Senator and co-sponsored by another would impose gender identity guardrails on schools.

The Parental Rights Over the Education and Care of Their (PROTECT) Kids Act, which has been reintroduced by U.S. Sen. Rick Scott and co-sponsored by Marco Rubio, purports to “protect parental rights and prevent school administrators from concealing information about students’ gender from their parents.”

“I have long believed that parents, not the government, know what is best for their children. It is time for schools to stop pushing these woke ideologies on our kids and let them focus on reading, writing and arithmetic.

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