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Justice suspends law from Foz do Iguaçu (PR) that prohibits gender issues approaches at municipal schools

Justice Dias Toffoli, of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court, (STF) granted a preliminary injunction to suspend the provision of the Organic Law of the Municipality of Foz do Iguaçu (PR), which prohibits, in the municipal education network, content related to gender ideology or even sexual orientation, as well as the use of the term "gender". The decision, to be endorsed by the Full Court meeting, took place in the Action Against a Violation of a Constitutional Fundamental Right (ADPF) 526.

Filed by the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB), the action questions paragraph 5 of Article 162 of the Municipal Organic Law, included by Amendment 47/2018. The party points to the violation of several precepts of the Republic's Constitution.

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