Jean-Pierre faces blowback for ‘disprovable lies’ about Florida education law: ‘Red herrings all the way down’

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White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was blasted on social media for calling Florida’s education law “dystopian,” claiming gay teachers cannot show pictures of their spouses anymore.

Prior to answering questions at Thursday’s press conference, Jean-Pierre addressed the Florida Board of Education’s recent expansion of Gov. Ron DeSantis’, R-Fla., Parental Rights in Education law from kindergarten through 3rd grade to all grades. This law would prevent school employees from giving instruction on “sexual orientation” or “gender identity” unless required by state guidelines or part of optional sexual health instruction.

Jean-Pierre referred to this law as the “dystopian Don’t Say Gay law” and claimed that gay teachers have been forced to remove pictures of their spouses as a response.

“I also want to say a word about the decision yesterday made by the Florida Board of Education to expand the state’s dystopian Don’t Say Gay law. As this measure …

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