Conservative Groups Fail To Repeal California’s Gay History Law
Conservatives have been trying to stop a law requiring that historical contributions by gays be taught in public schools.
Traditional Values Coalition spokesman Benjamin Lopez tells The Associated Press the groups felt they were not in a position to file. He would not say how close they came to collecting the required 505,000 petition signatures.
The groups wanted to force a vote on Senate Bill 48, the nation’s first law requiring that public schools include gay rights milestones and gay and lesbian contributions in social studies lessons. It takes effect in January.Click here for reuse options!
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