Former Trump Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley, running for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, took a shot at Ron DeSantis while targeting LGBTQ people, saying the Florida GOP governor’s “Don’t Say Gay” law doesn’t go far enough.
In a rambling, fast-talking speech the first Republican to challenge Trump told voters at an Exeter, New Hampshire town hall Thursday that schools should not be saying anything about sex or gender until at least seventh grade.
The Florida law bans discussion of “inappropriate” conversations, especially related to LGBTQ people, technically until after third grade, but in combination with other law DeSantis has signed, teachers and administrators are pulling every book off library and classroom shelves for fear of being sued or arrested.
She also falsely claimed schools are teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT), and falsely described the college-level analytical framework designed to examine systemic racism. READ MORE: ‘Less Time Thinking About Pronouns’: Marco Rubio Wants to Reinstate Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members After lamenting the status of American education before COVID, Haley said, “now you’ve got parents who are desperately struggling because our kids have lost so much in education.