For starters, there is no such thing as a “Don’t Say Gay” law in Florida.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Monday signed into law HB 1557, a measure that forbids instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity to children in grades pre-K through grade 3.
“I don’t care what corporate media outlets say, I don’t care what Hollywood says, I don’t care what big corporations say. Here I stand. I’m not backing down,” DeSantis said at the bill signing.
The legislation states that “classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade 3 or in a manner that is not age-appropriate or developmentally appropriate for students in accordance with state standards.”
Parents will be able to sue districts over violations.
Disney lashed out at DeSantis and vowed to fight the new law in court.
“Our goal as a company is for this law to be repealed by the legislature or struck down in the courts…” Disney said.
The state legislators, elected by the people, passed the measure, and Governor DeSantis, who was elected by the people, signed it into law.
Disney supports groomers and wants to overturn the will of the people.
Statement from The Walt Disney Company on signing of Florida legislation: pic.twitter.com/UVI7Ko3aKS
— Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) March 28, 2022
People responded to Disney’s stance on the new anti-groomer bill signed into law.
I support the Florida anti-grooming bill.
3rd grade children shouldn’t be talking about sex.
Businesses who think 3rd grade children should be talking about sex
shouldn’t be getting our business.
— #ThePersistence (@ScottPresler) March 28, 2022
Are you also dedicated to standing for the rights of parents and the safety of children?
— Jenna Ellis (@JennaEllisEsq) March 28, 2022
— Cernovich (@Cernovich) March 28, 2022
BREAKING: @Disney thinks that kids from kindergarten through 3rd grade should be taught about sex and far left gender theory. They don’t deserve a dime of your money if you care about parental rights or protecting the innocence of little kids in school!
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) March 28, 2022
Even Twitter Notifications recognizes the Florida Bill for what it's designed to do, namely shielding children ages 5 to 9 from gender instruction.
Why would Disney, a company dedicated to children's entertainment, be interested in defeating this particular law? pic.twitter.com/P16ubmmDxZ
— Joel M. Petlin (@Joelmpetlin) March 28, 2022