“It’s child abuse. They take your children, and you tell them they have to go to school, they have no choice. And some of them tell them they don’t want you to have a choice where they go to school, you have to send your children here to school. a group of things about hatred for America, teach a group of things about why they are racist, teach a group of things about transgenderism and homosexuality, “Robinson says in the video.
“I’m saying this right now, and I’ve been saying it, and I don’t care who cares – those issues have no place in school. There’s no reason anyone in America should be telling any child about transgenderism.” , homosexuality – any kind of filth. And yes, I called it dirty, and if you don’t like what I call dirty – come see me and I will explain, “the lieutenant governor added.
When asked to comment on his remarks, Robinson’s office said his statement meant education.
“Topics surrounding transgenderism and homosexuality should be discussed at home and not in public education,” his office said. “We need to focus on literacy and numeracy in North Carolina. Our students have struggled with these issues even before the epidemic. Our main goal should be to help our students succeed, not on topics that need to be addressed at home.”
Democratic state Sens.Jeff Jackson and Wiley Nickel have called for Robinson to step down over the issue.
“I stand by the LGBTQ Community and I hope you will join me in opposing this hate speech from a Republican elected official in our region,” he continued.
Democratic President Gov. Roy Cooper told CNN in a statement that “North Carolina is a receptive country in which we value public education and the diversity of our people.