The 79th Session of the Nevada Legislature 2017 Update:
Governor Sandoval has vetoed AB348, the sex education expansion bill! This is an enormous win for parental rights and local control in education! We want to thank all of you who showed up to long hearings, emailed, called your representatives, engaged on social media, and petitioned Governor Sandoval. AB348 had the 5th highest number of votes on the legislative opinion poll. Final numbers showed 39% in favor and 61% against AB348. Your efforts and collective voices were invaluable in this fight, and our success would not have been possible without you. We applaud your commitment and sacrifice. While we are celebrating this victory, we understand that the special interest groups that sponsored this legislation are not going away. Our commitment to protecting our children and families must continue past this legislative season. We anticipate that these well-funded, organizations will soon be ready with proposals that will chip away at parental rights and control over sex education content in local trustee meetings. We know there will be more bills coming forward in the next legislative session that will attempt to undo what we have accomplished. The real work in this important endeavor starts now. We need your financial support to continue the fight against these national and local groups that want influence what our children learn about relationships and sexual matters in school. Governor Sandoval agrees that children are best served when these decisions remain local, and parents should be involved in every aspect of their child's education.