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By Cameron Sheppard
WNPA News Service 

Scores show up to protest Legislature's sex education measure

Protestors urge governor to veto Senate Bill 5395


Last updated 3/19/2020 at 12:36pm

Cameron Sheppard/WNPA News Service

Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville, stands with his Republican colleagues in unity against Senate Bill 5395.

Despite the governor's warning to avoid crowds in the wake of the coronavirus, hundreds of concerned parents and residents converged on the Capitol Wednesday to protest Saturday's passage of law to mandate comprehensive sex education from kindergarten through 12th grade in the state of Washington.

The Informed Parents of Washington organized the protest in an effort to urge Gov. Jay Inslee to veto the controversial Senate Bill 5395, which was passed by the Democratic majorities in both the senate and house and now awaits his signature.

Parents and children held signs urging the governor to...

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