VIDEO: Substitute teacher booted from school after students complain she called homosexuality ‘wrong’

DECEMBER 1, 2019

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A substitute teacher in Utah was removed from an elementary school after students complained she called homosexuality “wrong.”

The incident began when a teacher had asked a fifth grade class in Cedar Hills, Utah, what each student was thankful for, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. One student, the son of former “Dancing with the Stars” coach Louis van Amstel, said he was “thankful that I’m finally going to be adopted by my two dads.”

The article goes on to state the following:

Students said the teacher responded: “Why on earth would you be happy about that?” before talking for 10 minutes to the class about how “homosexuality is wrong,” and “two men living together is a sin.” She looked at the student who made the comment and said, “That’s nothing to be thankful for,” according to the Tribune.

According to the report, three girls in the class asked the teacher to stop her condemning remarks. When she refused, they walked out of class to go get the principal, and the substitute teacher was escorted from the building.

One of the men adopting the boy, Louis van Amstel, posted the following statement on Twitter:

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