References to gay rights, Roe v. Wade and climate change have been stripped from state K-12 social studies standards. Democrats on the state school board have the votes to block the changes, and vow to do so
Abortion, climate change and gay rights are gone from proposed new social studies standards. State Sen. Patrick Colbeck and conservative groups gained influence on what will taught in Michigan classrooms.
Republican candidates for governor Patrick Colbeck said on a video he fears Muslims are trying to bring “sharia law” to Michigan and “exercise influence” by reaching the state’s top political post. Democrat Abdul El-Sayed was his target.