Emily Piper of the Iowa School Board Association said the taxpayer-funded lobbying organization “strongly opposes” a bill that would protect students in Iowa schools.
The bill would require individuals to use restrooms at public and nonpublic schools that correspond with their biological sex.
But Piper said the bill would “force” schools to violate the Iowa Civil Rights Act in addition to the guidance coming from Biden’s Department of Education.
“This puts us in an impossible position,” she said. “It creates a conflict of law that will be resolved over the years in the court system and so we strongly oppose this bill moving forward.”
According to Ballotpedia, the Iowa Association of School Boards is the Iowa chapter of the National School Boards Association, a government sector lobbying association. The association uses $6 million taxpayer dollars a year.
Last year, it was Piper again who “strongly opposed” a parental rights bill when it comes to education.
That bill would’ve required schools to inform parents if students would receive gender identity, sexual orientation instruction.
The fact that a taxpayer-funded lobbyist is advocating against such bills should be a major concern for Iowa parents and taxpayers.