An Orlando bus driver told a 7-year-old that he and his two mothers were going to hell because God doesn’t “like” gay people.
Violeta Jacobo, a driver for Alta Visa Elementary School, reportedly told the second grader what it would be like to not go to heaven and gave him a business card for a local Jehovah’s Witness group.
Nathaly Encarnacion told the Orlando Sentinel her son said same-sex relationships [are] “not right, and God doesn’t like that… And it was the reason we’re not going to make it to heaven.”
“I couldn’t understand it because he has always been super proud to have two moms,” she added. “I kept asking him why he felt that way, and he just went on and on about how we can’t be together or we’ll go to hell.”
Encarnacion says she cried herself to sleep that night.
Jacobo was not disciplined or fired over the incident, merely told to refrain from proselytizing on the bus.
“At the very least, she should be suspended or put on heavy probation,’ said Encarnacion, who is considering a lawsuit. “She shouldn’t be around kids at all. She was an authority figure in my son’s life, and what she said really affected him, disturbed my family and our lives completely.”