Dem Donors Behind Student Walkouts To Protest Youngkin’s Policies

Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin delivers remarks as he talks about his budget accomplishments at a restaurant Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Woodbridge, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

At a glance

  • Democrat donors were behind a series of “student-led” walkouts in Virginia to protest Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s policies for dealing with transgender students.
  • Youngkin’s policy requires school officials to alert parents if there is a perceived shift in students’ gender identity at school.
  • Youngkin’s policy aims to empower parents and families. His spokeswoman said, “The guidelines make it clear that when parents are part of the process, schools will accommodate the requests of children and their families.”


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