Gov. Ron DeSantis, on March 28, signed a bill that forbids instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third grade. Proponents said the measure's lone intent was to empower parents.
Senator Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) and the Republican Study Committee, a House caucus led by Representative Jim Banks (R., Ind.), announced on Wednesday that they would be introducing the Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act in both chambers of Congress this session.