Disney Goes Full Groomer, Pledges to Continue to Fight Florida Parental Rights Law

The Walt Disney Co. pledged to continue fighting Florida’s parental rights in education legislation on the day Governor Ron DeSantis (right) officially signed the bill into law.

In a statement on Monday, Disney said “our goal as a company is to have this law repealed by the legislature or struck down by the courts.” He also claimed the law jeopardizes the “rights and safety” of his LGBTQ employees, when in fact the law only applies to classrooms for children in kindergarten through third grade.

“Florida’s HB 1557, also known as the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, should never have passed and should never have been signed into law,” Disney’s statement read.

“Our goal as a company is for this law to be repealed by the legislature or overturned by the courts, and we remain committed to supporting national and state organizations working to achieve this. We are committed to defending the rights and safety LGBTQ+ members of the Disney family, as well as the LGBTQ+ community in Florida and across the country.”

The announcement is Disney’s latest move after CEO Bob Chapek surrendered to a hardline swathe of LGBTQ employees at his company, promising to dedicate the company to gay and transgender activism. Chapek initially refused to involve Disney in the political war surrounding the bill, but backed down following threats of a walkout from employees.

Those walkouts still happened, along with new demands for political action from Disney employees.

Governor DeSantis signed the bill into law Monday in a ceremony at Classical Preparatory School in Spring Hill, Florida.

“I think the last two years are really revealing to parents that they’re being increasingly ignored in education,” DeSantis said, according to a Florida Politics report.

“We saw integrated curricula for very, very young children, school materials on sexuality and an awakened gender ideology. We have seen libraries that have pornographic material that is clearly inappropriate for very young children.

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Despite an aggressive media campaign against the legislation, a recent poll shows Democratic voters in Florida supporting the Republican-backed law, 52% to 36%.

As Breitbart News reported, the survey structured its question the same way the bill itself is worded, asking respondents, “Should students in kindergarten through 3rd grade be taught about orientation in the classroom by their teachers?

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