Judge challenges Florida’s ‘don’t say you’re gay’ law

Tallahassee, FL (AP) — A federal judge has again dismissed a lawsuit challenging a lawsuit dubbed by a Florida legal commentator. “Don’t call me gay” It limits education about gender identity and sexual orientation in schools.

Judge Allen Windsor of the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee said Wednesday that amended lawsuits filed by students, parents and teachers failed to show they had legal standing to challenge the law. The lawsuit argued that Florida’s new law was unconstitutional.

According to the ruling, plaintiffs had to show that they suffered damages that could have resulted from the new law and that could have been remedied by a favorable decision from the court. He said most of the damage claims were due to its existence rather than the implementation of the new law.

Winsor dismissed an earlier lawsuit on similar grounds in September, and a similar lawsuit filed in Orlando was also dismissed in October.

a report Released in August by the Human Rights Campaign, one of the largest LGBTQ advocacy groups in the U.S., the Center for Digital Hate Fighting against Gays, Lesbians and Gays after Florida’s Republican-dominated Congress passed a bill last spring. He said hateful references to other LGBTQ people have surged online. . law defended by Republican Governor Ron DeSantis.

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