Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Urges Parents to Speak Out Against Curriculum Teaching Young Children LGBT Ideology

Republican Governor of Nebraska Pete Ricketts easily won the GOP primary Tuesday, paving the way for a likely victory in the general election this fall. File photo by REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has urged parents to speak out against a proposed overhaul of the state’s health education curriculum that would introduce LGBT ideology to students starting in kindergarten.

Ricketts is one of many conservatives expressing concerns about the proposed Nebraska Health Education Standards, unveiled earlier this month.

The governor highlighted his opposition to the curriculum framework in a statement:

“I am calling on the Nebraska Department of Education to scrap the proposed sex education topics that are included in their draft health standards,” he said. “The new standards from the department would not only teach young children age-inappropriate content starting in kindergarten, but also inject non-scientific, political ideas into curriculum standards.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Ryan Foley