Schwarzenegger said he vetoed AB 606 because it was "irresponsible" to create a new state mandate on schools, and he noted that existing laws already deal with discrimination and harassment in the schools.
The governor said he vetoed AB 1056 because it duplicated current efforts to provide "more avenues to teach about tolerance and human rights."
This would have duplicated existing legislation. Which would have brought up another issue, Is sexual orientation a civil right? Discrimination should not be tolerated, but should the government be mandating what people should or should not believe concerning ethical issues? I don't think so. Read More.
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