By Aedan Hannon
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Bill on parental rights going to session

Measure would require schools to alert parents to changes in health


November 30, 2023

CASPER — In August, lawmakers on the Joint Education Committee shot down a controversial ban on the “instruction” of gender identity and sexual orientation in Wyoming’s K-3 classrooms. 

For some conservative lawmakers and parents, it was a blow. 

But at the same time that the panel rebuffed Wyoming’s own version of a “Don’t Say Gay” law modeled after Florida’s, it also advanced the rest of a proposal to expand “parental rights” in education. 

After some debate, that draft bill is now heading to the 2024 legislative session. 

The Joint Education Committee voted by a...

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