TITLE

Conservative support for gay students

AUTHOR(S)
Heil, Emily
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Advocate;10/11/2005, Issue 948, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the support of Illinois Republican John Shimkus for gay-inclusive anti bullying policies in schools in the state in October 2005. The U.S. Representative from Collinsville surprised both gay rights opponents and supporters earlier this year when he sponsored legislation that would deny certain federal funds to schools that do not have gay-inclusive anti bullying policies. Shimkus wants schools receiving money under the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to set rules against bullying, including conduct based on sexual orientation.
ACCESSION #
18528034

 

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