WY Senate Defunds Gender Studies At State University

Wyoming Public Radio reports:

The Wyoming Senate voted 16 to 14 to eliminate the University of Wyoming Gender Studies program with a budget amendment. The amendment came from Lingle Sen. Cheri Steinmetz, who was reviewing course offerings at UW and thought some of the topics were extreme.

“It’s one that’s caused me to lose some sleep because as being (one of) the folks that deal with the public funds going to this University, I felt that this was one that our constituents wouldn’t agree with,” said Steinmetz.

Sen. Charles Scott said, “this is extremely biased, ideologically driven that I can’t see any academically legitimacy to.”

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