The school board president said allowing Pride flags could lead to allowing white supremacist flags — and some students and parents are outraged.
Gov. Bill Lee (pictured) signed a bill to this effect into law Monday, requiring parental notification regarding lessons that deal with sexual orientation or gender idenity.
Gov. Jim Justice said signing the bill was the right thing to do and that he was proud to do so despite the threat of repercussions.
The suit focused on two trans athletes, but they've now graduated, rendering the challenge moot, a federal judge ruled.
The legislation “is nothing more than a politically motivated bill designed to discriminate against an already vulnerable population,” says the Human Rights Campaign's Alphonso David.
Two governors — one a Republican, one a Democrat — have stood up to the harmful measures.
When the school's yearbook editor originally submitted the pages, they were rejected.