Say "NO" to "Don't Say Gay" in Missouri!
  • Petitioned MO House of Representative (Steve Cookson)

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MO House of Representative (Steve Cookson)

Say "NO" to "Don't Say Gay" in Missouri!

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      St. Louis, MO

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Anti-gay legislation made its comeback in the Missouri legislature on Thursday as House Bill 2051, sponsored by Rep. Steve Cookson (R-Dist. 153), was referred to the Elementary and Secondary Education Committee.

This man is trying to keep the teachers in Missouri, like the teachers in Tennessee, from teaching students in school about homosexuality.  "Show Me" your support for the LGBT youth and communtiy against the "don't say gay" bill in Missouri.

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    • Brittany Cervantes MISSION VIEJO, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      We must teach children to accept those that are different. Most are far too quick to fear what we do not know. In order to stop hate towards those that identify differently, we must teach them that it is just as normal as anything else. There are far too many homophobic parents that teach their children to hate rather than to accept.

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    • Terry Bitzel WOODLAND PARK, CO
      • almost 2 years ago

      This bill will cause shame on those who are different, and possible suicides. Schools should not be silenced, else we are no better than Nazism.

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    • Robert Santacroce PADUCAH, KY
      • about 2 years ago

      This is one sad state legislature.....Being who you are weather gay or not does not harm any body or state government....Be proud for being gay or a LGBT member and stand proud as I am!!!!!

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    • stephanie jordan EDGEWATER, MD
      • about 2 years ago

      admittign that "some girls & boys kiss"; some "boys and boys kiss" and some "girls and girls kiss" will not destroy this nation. if we are that fragile, we should fail.

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    • Howard Fenster COLUMBIA, MO
      • over 2 years ago

      I am signing this petition because our conservative dominated state legislature is a national embarrassment. One would think Steve Cookson and the his ilk would know that they can make better use of their public office by tending to pivotal issues of broad public interest that demand responsible governance and visionary leadership. Instead they propose laws that do nothing more than signal their credentials as shallow, mean-spirited light-weights. They cannot help themselves, alas. So we should give them a good kick in the ...

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