Texas Bill Would Out Students to Parents

Please, if any of you live in Texas, I urge you to do all you can to prevent this bill from becoming a tragic part of the law of that state. This law fosters mistrust and will only serve to alienate youth from adults in general. It’s heartbreaking. Representative Burton seeks to destroy families and potentially put thousands of children onto the streets of Texas cities. How is this right??

A Texas state lawmaker has proposed a law that critics say would force schools to out gay students against their will to their parents.

State Rep. Konni Burton filed Senate Bill 242 just days after Donald Trump was elected president, amid increasing reports of harassment and violence against minorities across the country.

Elliott Griffin, Burton’s chief of staff, told the Houston Chronicle the bill was “written in response to the Fort Worth school district issuing new guidelines about transgender students.”

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