Parents stage protest against 'drag queen' events

Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Charlie Butts (OneNewsNow.com)

Drag queen with hornsA group of California parents are fighting back against the proliferation of "drag queen story hour" events that are popping up around the country.

For months, OneNewsNow has been reporting on "drag queen story hours" at public libraries and other venues. One of those venues – a public library in the San Diego suburb of Chula Vista – has been the stage for drag queens to read stories to children ages 3 to 8.

Tony Villafranca of San Diego MassResistance tells OneNewsNow that the purpose of the Chula Vista events isn't to entertain the children but to indoctrinate them. He says when concerned parents protested before the Chula Vista City Council, the pro-LGBT crowd showed up to oppose them.

"It was not a good reception," he reports. "They were emotional, they were what I would consider antagonistic, they were more emotionally, mentally, and verbally violent. They were assaulting [us] verbally."

According to Villafranca, some of the LGBT group's signage displayed vulgar anti-Christian messages – but the family advocate says his group of concerned citizens was very calm and very prayerful during the entire ordeal.

"We were also being very good role models to the very people that we wanted to influence – and that's the children," he continues. "… When the children see their parents or their community [being] orderly, dialoging, and making these professional presentations, they learn from that."

Villafranca contends that it's time for the public to rise up, as some have been doing so, and openly oppose any attempts to convince children that the aberrant "drag queen" lifestyle is normal.

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