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Parents Be Aware: New Jersey Becomes Second State to REQUIRE Schools to Teach 'LGBTQ History'

Tré Goins-Phillips : Feb 6, 2019  Faithwire.com

"Specifically, the bill requires 'boards of education to include instruction, and adopt instructional materials, that accurately portray political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.'" -Scary Mommy

[Faithwire.com] Earlier this month, New Jersey followed California, becoming the second state in the union to require schools to teach about LGBTQ history. (Photo: The rainbow flag was risen at Bergen County Plaza in Hackensack/Credit: Marko Georgiev/ NorthJersey.com)

Under the new law, public school teachers must include lessons about the political, social and economic contributions of gay and transgender people. Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed the measure Thursday, according to CNN.

The governor said he was "honored" to sign the legislation, which was modeled after California's measure, which passed in 2011, and makes teaching "about the rich contributions and accomplishments of our LGBTQ community and those with disabilities" mandatory.

In a tweet about the new requirement, Murphy said students "deserve to know" about the societal contributions of LGBTQ people... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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