Tucker Carlson is at it again. From hating on women to hating on the homeless, he’s now targeting teachers who discuss gender identity. In a segment of Tucker Carlson Tonight that aired Friday, Carlson said anyone talking about sex to kindergartners 'should be beaten up.’
Calling for parents to resort to violence, he said: ”I don't understand where the men are. Like where are the dads? You know, some teacher's pushing sex values on your third grader. Why don't you go in and thrash the teacher? Like this is an agent of the government pushing someone else's values on your kid about sex, like where's the pushback?"
The comment came as he defended new legislation in Florida, coined the "Don't Say Gay” bill, that blocks teachers from discussing issues of gender identity and sexual orientation with children in kindergarten through third grade. Both Carslon and Republican Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance were discussing the bill and gender topics in the classroom. Vance, like other GOP officials, took to accusing Democrats of “sexualizing” children by discussing issues of gender.
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“If you don’t want to be called a groomer, don’t try to sexualize 6-, 7-year-old children. It’s really that simple,” Vance said. “At the end of the day, like you said, this is about parental rights. What kind of country do you want to live in—where families control what values their children grow up in, or where Joe Biden and the pharmaceutical companies get to do that?”
The comments made are not a surprise. Carlson has been targeting teachers for some time and has always encouraged violence on his show toward those who don’t agree with his views.
He made similar comments in a March segment.
"You shouldn't be talking to kindergartners about gender identity, especially if you're not their parents. That's creepy," Carlson said. "You should be arrested for that, in fact. You talk to a normal person's kids about sex in kindergarten, you get beaten up. You should be beaten up, please."
The March comment came out in conversation with Matt Walsh, a political commentator for the conservative news site The Daily Wire. They both referred to the topic of gender identity in schools as "madness," and accused teachers of grooming children.
"Look, there's a reason why Democrats are treating this bill like it's the apocalypse," Walsh said. "All we're telling them is you can't groom young children and to them it's Armageddon, and that's because they know they have to indoctrinate the kids into this madness very, very young.”
Carlson agreed at the time, responding: "You can't commit sexual abuse against my kindergartners, and that's what this is. It's sexual abuse. You're not allowed to commit it, and if you do, there are consequences. There should be real consequences. Like for real, I think."
But Carlson is not the only one advocating harm to teachers.
Multiple people associated with Fox News have made comments condemning teachers who not only teach about gender but LGBTQ issues and critical race theory.
Some have even gone as far as making social media content that spreads false information to evoke violence.
Conservatives seem to have no boundaries and will stop at nothing to spread hate in the country.