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Parental rights in education Bill411:55, 22 June 2023

Parental rights in education Bill

"DeSantis and Disney clashed last year over the company's opposition to the Florida Parental Rights in Education Act. Called "Don’t Say Gay" by its opponents, the law forbade schools from teaching kindergarten to third grade students about gender identity and sexuality." - what did DeSantis and Disney wish, which side they took? And did the bill pass? Why is it called 'parental rights' if it is more about schools' rights?

Gryllida (talk)00:08, 7 March 2023

DeSantis was for the bill; I figured saying "law" was a quicker way of communicating it passed; DeSantis' argument was that the law "protected parents' rights" by "safeguarding" their children from schools. Funny, I agree with the move to give the state more oversight over Disney-corporations shouldn't be ruling themselves-but certainly not why he did it. This is suppression of free speech.

Heavy Water (talk)00:20, 7 March 2023

What part it suppression of free speech?

Gryllida (talk)06:47, 8 March 2023

Suppression of Disney's right, as an individual-since corporations are considered legal persons in the US, to free speech. If a corporation is not allowed that right, is it likely that DeSantis would advocate a human individual's right to do the same? Furthermore, it contravenes Citizens United, which, when it's corporations spending in elections without restriction to Republicans' benefit, they like.

Heavy Water (talk)17:05, 8 March 2023

Tangentially related -- is interesting, general question like 'should kids be taught unethical things' or 'should general public have access to information how to do unethical things' etc

Gryllida (talk)06:47, 8 March 2023