Utah GOP Rep Introduces “Don’t Say Gay” Bill [VIDEO]

The Salt Lake Tribune reports:

A Utah lawmaker is running a bill that would prohibit any discussion of sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade classrooms — legislation that directly copies language from a Florida law that was widely panned and referred to as the “Don’t Say Gay” measure by opponents.

LGBTQ groups in Utah have lined up with concerns and fears about what one called a “copy and paste culture war bill.”

The controversial proposal from Rep. Jeff Stenquist, R-Draper, was published late Thursday. While acknowledging its eleventh hour appearance, Stenquist said he felt it was important to draft HB550 after a mom came to him with concerns about the talk happening in her child’s classroom.

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