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Parents plan to protest Pride Day at LA elementary school

Outraged conservative parents at an L.A. elementary school say they plan to keep their children home on the school’s Pride Day to protest the school teaching students about gay parents, the Los Angeles Times reported.

A group of parents at the North Hollywood kindergarten-through-5th-grade Saticoy Elementary School launched an Instagram page about a week ago calling out the school’s administration and urging other parents to keep their children home on June 2, the day the school plans to hold its Gay Pride and Rainbow Day assembly, the newspaper reported.

“Keep your kids home and innocent,” the group posted, according to the Times. “It is time to say stop grooming our children.”

In a statement, the Los Angeles Unified School District said it remains committed to “creating a safe and inclusive learning environment that embraces the diversity of the communities we serve,” The Times reported. “As part of our engagement with school communities, our schools regularly discuss the diversity of the families that we serve and the importance of inclusion.”