GOP House Passes Parents Bill of Rights Act With No Dem Support

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The GOP led U.S. House of Representatives has passed Parents Bill of Rights Act with a vote of 213-208 with some Republicans and all Democrats voting against it.  The bill would require schools to give parents access to curriculum, reading lists and keep parents informed of any teachers or school contracts who in any way promote gender transition. Democrats blasted the bill saying it promotes fascism, attacks LQBTQ+ students and accused Republicans of wanting to ban books. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) and Ralph Norman (R-SC) defended the bill saying it keeps parents informed about what is happening in schools and makes parents aware of books in school libraries with explicit sexual content. The bill would also require districts to allow parents to speak at school board meetings, alert parents to any violent activity at schools and if districts plan to eliminate any gifted and talented programs.