California Governor Gavin Newsom and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis squared off in a debate last night, and one thing was crystal clear: the two could not be more diametrically opposed on every single political issue.
Unsurprisingly, one subject that was broached was public education — what it should include and what it should not include.
Florida has been very open about rejecting the inclusion of gender ideology in its school curriculums, believing it is not the role of the school but rather of parents to determine how children should be taught in matters such as sexual orientation, gender ideology, etc.
“The role of the school is to educate kids, not indoctrinate kids,” DeSantis said, “and what we’ve said in Florida is it’s inappropriate to tell a kindergartener that their gender is a choice; it’s inappropriate to tell a second grader that they may have been born in the wrong body.”
“Now California has that–they want to have that injected into the elementary schools,” he continued, pulling out an excerpt from a book commonly found in California elementary schools called “Gender Queer.”
Holding the page up to the camera, DeSantis revealed several…
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