RECENT  POSTS:  » FRC's Values Voter Summit puts anti-gay bakers on a marriage panel; so we won, basically » GOP front group NOM raising money for a GOP US Senate » Leave beloved children's author Beverly Cleary out of your dastardly agenda, NOM! » Video: Another hour, another anti-gay activist warning society of its impending, gay-initiated doom » Video: Target features gay dads in new ad #MadeToMatter » Brian Brown warns America: We probably won't survive gay people's marriages » Ben & Jerry's has the scoop on our inevitably sweeter future » READ: HRC's 'Export of Hate' report puts American activists on notice » NOM president joins NARTH's VP of operations at Utah conference » 'Yahoo! News' notes NOM's shocking turn toward global extremism  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

06/28/2009

While we were away: NC: Protecting children triumphs over 'protecting children'

by Jeremy Hooper

Despite vocal protests from those who see ulterior motives in the LGBT community's every push for peace, the North Carolina legislature managed to pass The School Violence Prevention Act (SVPA). The measure strengthens the state school's anti-bullying policies, specifically citing sexual orientation at an at-risk category:

The press office of North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has confirmed she will sign the anti-bullying bill passed by the legislature on Tuesday, June 23.

The Fayetteville Observer reports that an aide has said she expects the governor to sign the bill. Hickory-based activist and blogger Brandon Greeson also reported via Twitter that the governor will sign it within 10 days.

Perdue to sign gay-inclusive bully bill [Q Notes]

No word as to what "controversy" the local opposition will next direct their energy. Though we do hear there's a popular gay kid in Raleigh who has too many friends for their liking. Perhaps they can go much localized with their attempts to keep stigmatization a queer rite of passage?

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails