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‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill: Florida Republicans Vote Down Amendment Requiring ‘Safe’ School Environment for LGBTQ Children

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The Florida House is currently debating the dangerous “Don’t Say Gay” bill that could require schools to out LGBTQ children to their parents, and bans certain “instruction” on sexual orientation and gender identity.

After debate on the actual bill, Democrats offered an amendment requiring schools provide a “safe and supportive” school environment for all children, including LGBTQ children.

GOP Rep. Joe Harding (photo), the “Don’t Say Gay” bill’s sponsor, quantified the amendment as “unfriendly,” and Republicans overwhelmingly by voice voted the amendment down. This is a breaking news and developing story.

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