CA SB 777: The Culture Wars Come To California’s Classrooms

When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Bill 777 from California’s state senate into law, he ignited a storm of controversy across the country. Proponents of the law are arguing that it is simply intended to protect GLBT students from harassment, but as Karen England notes, the bill’s language is vague enough that it could be used to demand that curricula and policies be revised to do away with material that portrays traditional families as an ideal.