Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad has refused to say whether a report this week that he wants his title stricken from the “Iowa Governor’s Conference on LGBTQ Youth” is accurate.
The conference is the premier event hosted by Iowa Safe Schools, an organization with a mission to protect children and stop bullying that can lead to poor school performance, increased dropout rates and child suicide.
The LGBTQ stands for “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning”
A legislative report published this week by The Family Leader, said that Branstad requested the group drop “Governor’s” from the title. The organization is a socially conservative Pleasant Hill group headed by former candidate for governor Bob Vander Plaats:
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