Florida Gov. DeSantis: Disney Is ‘Obsessed With Sexualizing Children’

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis accused Disney of being obsessed with sexualizing children, questioning why the company is choosing to have “transgenderism injected into kindergarten classrooms” as its “hill to die on.”

Appearing on Tucker Carlson’s show, DeSantis reacted to Disney’s public rebuke of his “Parents Rights in Education” bill which prevents children as young as kindergarten age being taught about transgender and gay sex issues in schools.

“For a company like Disney to say this bill should have never passed, first of all they weren’t saying anything when this was going through the House,” DeSantis said.

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“They only started doing this because the woke mob came after them.”

“Why is the hill to die on to have transgenderism injected into kindergarten classrooms or woke gender ideology injected into second grade classrooms?” the governor questioned.

Per Summit: Carlson charged that Disney has a “fixation on the sexuality of children” pointing to recent reports that four employees of the media giant were charged with human trafficking in Florida, with one having allegedly sent sexually explicit texts to an law enforcement agent posing as a teenage child.

Referring to Disney’s active presence in China, DeSantis quipped that “if we had done a bill that prohibited talking about the abuse of Uyghurs in China, Disney would have supported that legislation because they won’t say a word about that.”

“They’re fine lining their pockets from the CCP and all the atrocities that go on there, but it’s those kindergarteners in Florida that they really want to have transgenderism as part of their core curriculum in school,” DeSantis added.

The governor also noted that Disney seems perfectly fine with running cruises to the island of Dominica, where homosexuality is criminalized.

DeSantis also commented on the attempt to frame his legislation as anti-gay by labelling it the “don’t say gay bill”.

“It’s not even used in the bill, it’s a fake narrative, it’s a lie. They have to lie because if they admitted to what they were really for, sexualizing kindergarteners and first graders, they know that would not fly with the public,” he urged.

Baxter Dmitry

Baxter Dmitry

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