Several conservative Christian leaders called on parents to keep their children home from school to protest comprehensive sexual education, which teaches kids biological and scientific facts about reproduction.
The #HandsOffOurKids Boycott was pushed by the “activist mommy” aka Elizabeth Johnston in march on Facebook:
LGBT activists are brainwashing children through graphic sex ed, medicating our children against our will, stealing our children through the courts, and sabotaging our children’s sporting events. When will we protect our children?
Evangelist Franklin Graham joined the boycott against science on Facebook on April 23:
Parents be aware: Your children are in danger of being exposed to “Pornography 101” under the guise of sex education in many schools. Today some parents across the country are pulling their students out in protest of the sexualized school curriculum being promoted by the progressive agenda. Know what is being taught in your child’s school and be prepared to walk out. I encourage you to be involved, know what’s going on, and let your voice be heard.
The pro-Christian, anti-gay Family Research Council tweeted their support against education:
We are uniting with parents across the globe to demand that our rights as parents be respected regarding the teaching of sexuality and sexual orientation. #HandsOffOurKids! #SexEdSitOut pic.twitter.com/VaLkUHUcKs
— FRC (@FRCdc) April 23, 2018