Parents Challenge ‘Radical’ LGBT Curriculum in New Jersey Schools


TRENTON, N.J.–Parents are plenty angry about a New Jersey law that
requires LGBT material to be incorporated into public school classroom

The parents say they are concerned the new law will “teach
lifestyles and life choices that stand 100% against our family values.” They
object to their tax dollars being used for what they call an “assault on
religious liberty.”

And they say a special interest group helping develop curriculum for the new requirements has a “radical agenda” that could jeopardize the health and safety of children.

One parent warned about how the “gender ideology” already prevalent
in public schools can “brainwash” a child into believing he is a girl rather
than a boy and vice-versa.

As parents found out Jan. 4
at a “parental rights” conference in Flemington, N.J., elected officials
and religious leaders share their concerns. But the effort to reverse these
laws or prevent their implementation will be an uphill battle.

At the meeting, Victoria Jakelsky, state director of a grassroots
group called Protect Your Children, or Team PYC, estimated that about 60
parental rights activists from Team PYC would be in Trenton Wednesday to
testify against the new law.

But Kathy Goldenberg, president of the New Jersey State
Board of Education,
told parents Wednesday that the board was not empowered …read more