More than a dozen states are considering versions of Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Protester holding a sign that reads "Say Gay"
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Florida's parental rights in education law — referred to by critics as the "Don't Say Gay" bill — that Gov. Ron DeSantis signed last month is already inspiring imitators in red states across the country, NPR reported Sunday.

The law bans classroom instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade and requires that parents be informed of important changes to students' "services and monitoring."

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