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DGA Statement on Ron DeSantis Signing Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

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DGA Deputy Communications Director Sam Newton released the following statement in response to Gov. Ron DeSantis signing the harmful ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill today:

“Instead of bringing people together and fixing problems, Ron DeSantis is bitterly dividing Floridians because he thinks it benefits his own personal politics. This vague and wide-ranging bill is a cynical attempt to disrupt classrooms by censoring schools and silencing students. It will make schools less safe for LGBTQ+ youth and Florida less welcoming for new businesses and workers. While DeSantis’ latest attack on education isn’t a surprise after he attempted to defund local school districts, it’s wrong and another major reason for voters to replace him with a new governor who will actually put Florida first.” 

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