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Parental 'bill of rights' signature verification underway

OLYMPIA – An initiative to combat “woke” agendas in public schools is undergoing signature verification.

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs confirmed Tuesday, Jan. 9, that Initiative 2081 has enough signatures to be presented to the Legislature or to voters, provided the signatures meet state requirements established under state law.

Initiative 2081 would create a “parents bill of rights” countering efforts to limit parental input and decision-making in alternative sexual lifestyle discussions on campus.

Sponsors submitted 423,399 signatures Dec. 12; the measure needs at least 324,516 verified sig...


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