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carmenjonze wrote: Mon Feb 21, 2022 2:00 pm Haha John Oliver has evidently been reading my posts for the past year. :D
Evidently! :lol: :lol: :lol:
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The Wyoming Senate has voted 16 to 14 to eliminate the U. of Wyoming Gender Studies program. (Bill below). This will not only eliminate not only the gender studies department, but also courses and non-academic programs related to gender.

Please re-tweet to amplify and stop this

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carmenjonze wrote: Tue Mar 01, 2022 9:55 am Kate Hartmann
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The Wyoming Senate has voted 16 to 14 to eliminate the U. of Wyoming Gender Studies program. (Bill below). This will not only eliminate not only the gender studies department, but also courses and non-academic programs related to gender.

Please re-tweet to amplify and stop this

https://twitter.com/kateahart/status/14 ... 19808?s=21
Vile, disgusting PIGS who must be STOPPED... :evil:
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Today in Smaller, Leaner, Limited Conservative Government...
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BREAKING: Texas has begun investigating parents of transgender children for possible child abuse for providing them with gender-affirming care.

Among the first is the family of 16-year-old whose mother works for the state agency responsible for such investigations

Story TK

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The employee, who works on the review of reports of abuse, was put on leave last week, according to a suit filed today. An investigator came to the house on Friday.

The state is seeking medical records related to the child. The parents have refused to hand them over.

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[LINK: DOE V. ABBOTT - PETITION - ACLU]



“We are terrified for Mary’s health and wellbeing, and for our family,” wrote the state employee, using a pseudonym

They are suing Texas over investigations of parents of trans kids for child abuse

“I feel betrayed by my state and the agency for whom I work.”

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Here is our story, with more details from the filing today:

[LINK: Texas Investigates Parents Over Care for Transgender Youth, Suit Says - NYT]

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JUST IN: The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has opened an investigation into one of its own employees who has a transgender teenager after she was reported for alleged child abuse, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

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But ... it's the libz who are indoctrinating and manipulating history ... :roll:

REVEALED: Charter school program favored by Tennessee governor rewrites civil rights history
Curriculum claims MLK did not favor 'force of law'
https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newsc ... ts-history

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — If Gov. Bill Lee gets his way, Tennessee will become a major player in a network of taxpayer-funded charter schools set up by a Michigan college with close ties to former President Donald Trump.

Lee calls Hillsdale College's approach to teaching civics "informed patriotism."

But the colleges' own teaching materials reveal why critics say its approach is anything but informed. For example, Hillsdale falsely claims that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did not favor using the "force of law" to achieve civil rights victories.

"This curriculum has a political bent to it," said Nashville historian David Ewing, who reviewed the materials at NewsChannel 5's request.

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[from twitter]
Katherine Stewart@kathsstewart
1) In 2017 Imprimis, the publication of Hillsdale College, published a piece titled “How to Think about Vladimir Putin" -- defending the Russian dictator and assuring readers that he is “not the president of a feminist NGO” or “an ombudsman appointed by the United Nations..." :roll:
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ProfX wrote: Wed Mar 02, 2022 8:38 am But ... it's the libz who are indoctrinating and manipulating history ... :roll:

REVEALED: Charter school program favored by Tennessee governor rewrites civil rights history
Curriculum claims MLK did not favor 'force of law'
https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newsc ... ts-history

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — If Gov. Bill Lee gets his way, Tennessee will become a major player in a network of taxpayer-funded charter schools set up by a Michigan college with close ties to former President Donald Trump.

Lee calls Hillsdale College's approach to teaching civics "informed patriotism."

But the colleges' own teaching materials reveal why critics say its approach is anything but informed. For example, Hillsdale falsely claims that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. did not favor using the "force of law" to achieve civil rights victories.

"This curriculum has a political bent to it," said Nashville historian David Ewing, who reviewed the materials at NewsChannel 5's request.

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[from twitter]
Katherine Stewart@kathsstewart
1) In 2017 Imprimis, the publication of Hillsdale College, published a piece titled “How to Think about Vladimir Putin" -- defending the Russian dictator and assuring readers that he is “not the president of a feminist NGO” or “an ombudsman appointed by the United Nations..." :roll:
Hillsdale College is one of the worst in this country. It doesn't have the name recognition of Regent or Wheaton, but it's even worse than those places.

In Hillsdale College, a ‘Shining City on a Hill’ for Conservatives - NYT, 2017

I don't like Conor Friersdorf. But this is a decent rhetorical question, especially if one is familiar with the Bible verse it's referencing.

Is Hillsdale College Gaining the World and Losing Its Soul? - Atlantic, 2018
An institution devoted to “pursuing truth” forges ever-closer ties to a president who constantly lies.
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ProfX wrote: Wed Mar 02, 2022 8:38 am But ... it's the libz who are indoctrinating and manipulating history ... :roll:

REVEALED: Charter school program favored by Tennessee governor rewrites civil rights history
Curriculum claims MLK did not favor 'force of law'
https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newsc ... ts-history
Also from this link:
Three Hillsdale-associated charter schools are currently being proposed right here in Middle Tennessee, two in Williamson County, one in Montgomery.

A search of Hillsdale College's website reveals an organization staking a position on the far right of American politics.

Back in December, the college hosted a speaker who denounced what he called the "insurrection hoax" surrounding the January 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Roger Kimball, a frequent speaker at Hillsdale downplayed the events as simply "a political protest that 'got out of hand.'"
:problem: sounds familiar.
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ProfX wrote: Wed Mar 02, 2022 8:38 am But ... it's the libz who are indoctrinating and manipulating history ... :roll:

REVEALED: Charter school program favored by Tennessee governor rewrites civil rights history
Curriculum claims MLK did not favor 'force of law'
https://www.newschannel5.com/news/newsc ... ts-history
Yet more from this link:
Hillsdale's "1776 Curriculum" shows how it wants schools to teach civics. It relies on approaches developed by Arnn and other members of the 1776 Commission appointed by Trump to develop a "patriotic education" for the nation's schools.

The high-school American Government and Politics curriculum emphasizes the "meaningful efforts Republicans made to guarantee the rights of African Americans."
Also sounds familiar.
As for federal laws opening up lunch counters and outlawing discrimination in restaurants, hotels and theatres, Hillsdale's curriculum says, "this was where the line between private conscience and government coercion began to blur."

"Does such force violate the right to assembly and to private property?" the curriculum asks.

"Students should consider how such provisions in the Civil Rights Act and in subsequent laws and court decisions were new uses of government power, because enforcing personal non-discrimination erased the public/private distinction.

"Indeed, this foray, as well-intentioned and morally correct as it was, of government power into the private associations of individuals and businesses would set the agenda for other movements that would become increasingly hostile to King’s view of civil rights."

That argument, that the Civil Rights Act violated the right to assemble and to private property, was made by conservatives in the 1960s and rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court. (Watch video below.)

[Mr. Conservative: Barry Goldwater's opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1964]
It wasn't just the White Citizen's Council newsletter and the KKK that argued this about either MLK or the Civil Rights movement. This was the mainstream nationwide conservative position articulated by Ronald Reagan as well as Barry Goldwater, in the noted video above. That's why when people prop up Goldwater as some kind of example of a nice Republican, I have to remind them that all of white conservatism is trash.

All of it.
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UPDATE: Indiana's anti-CRT bill defeated - Judd Legum
This year, Popular Information has reported extensively on legislation in Indiana that attempts to ban "Critical Race Theory" and related concepts in K-12 education. It appeared inevitable that the bill would pass Indiana's legislature, which is dominated by Republicans, and become law. But instead, the bill was killed this week by the Indiana Senate. Senate President Rodric Bray (R) said "he didn't have the votes."

What happened?

The trouble started in January during a Senate Education Committee hearing on the legislation. During the hearing, Indiana history teacher Matt Bockenfeld testified regarding a requirement in the bill that teachers "remain impartial in teaching curricular materials." Bockenfeld said he was teaching "the rise of Nazism right now" and "we're not neutral on Nazism. We take a stand in the classroom against it, and it matters that we do."

State Senator Scott Baldwin (R), the author of the bill, replied that he believed Bockenfeld and other teachers had an obligation to be "impartial" when discussing Nazism. “I believe that we've gone too far when we take a position on those isms... We need to be impartial,” Baldwin said.

Bockenfeld told the Indianapolis Star that he was "shocked" by Baldwin's comment and he will "oppose Nazism until they fire me." Baldwin, facing an avalanche of criticism, partially backtracked, saying he "failed to adequately articulate" his point. The Senate Education Committee, however, decided not to move forward with its plan for a vote later that week.

The engagement of teachers like Bockenfeld, explaining the practical impact of anti-CRT legislation in the classroom, played a critical role throughout the legislative process.
I've been saying all along: good luck to these conservatives trying to get teachers, professors, and librarians to shut up.

They'll need it.
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What is impartiality toward the Nazis?

"Well, students, they systematically killed 12 million Jews, Roma, gays, and others; they started a world war that killed 20 million people; but, you know, they made the trains run on time and were masterful ice skaters".

OK. The last bit was from Mel Brooks. "Hitler on Ice". :D

I got a wild idea. Hear me out. Leave teaching to teachers, just like we leave practicing medicine to physicians. Not legislators.

I've said this many times - the people demanding impartiality and objectivity the loudest often have it the least. Funny, that. I do believe as an educator I strive for objectivity and accuracy, not neutrality or impartiality. There is a difference. And I do not trust ignorant legislators to set "mandates" over how one meets that goal.
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ProfX wrote: Wed Mar 02, 2022 11:16 am What is impartiality toward the Nazis?
It’s pro-Nazi. Not the same as demanding unity with Jan 6ers and the people in government who support them, but the same mentality. The same exact people do not want white children to learn what their relatives did to nonwhites, and call that non-political education.

George Washington could not tell a lie.

Republicans were nice to Black people, once.

We are neutral on genocidal governments.

Critical race theory will make you go blind.

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Utah's Governor Pledges To Veto Transgender Sports Ban.

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watc ... sports-ban.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) vowed to veto an amended proposal that passed the state legislature on Friday prohibiting transgender girls from playing on sports teams that correspond with their gender identity, The Associated Press reported.

"We care deeply about Utah's female athletes and our LGBTQ+ community," Cox said in a post on Facebook. "To those hurting tonight: It's going to be OK. We're going to help you get through this. Please reach out if you need help."

The legislation prohibits “a student of the male sex from competing against another school on a team designated for female students” and defines “sex” as “biological, physical condition of being male or female, determined by an individual's genetics and anatomy at birth.”
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marindem01 wrote: Sun Mar 06, 2022 12:17 pm Utah's Governor Pledges To Veto Transgender Sports Ban.

https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watc ... sports-ban.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox (R) vowed to veto an amended proposal that passed the state legislature on Friday prohibiting transgender girls from playing on sports teams that correspond with their gender identity, The Associated Press reported.

"We care deeply about Utah's female athletes and our LGBTQ+ community," Cox said in a post on Facebook. "To those hurting tonight: It's going to be OK. We're going to help you get through this. Please reach out if you need help."

The legislation prohibits “a student of the male sex from competing against another school on a team designated for female students” and defines “sex” as “biological, physical condition of being male or female, determined by an individual's genetics and anatomy at birth.”
Good.

The legislation is trash.
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Conservative white mynah birds around here have been repeating the same crap about public education for the past 100 years.

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"Most of our large universities are turning out socialists, cynics, and atheists"! So we're starting a new college "to teach pure Americanism"!

The speaker: Nathan Bedford Forrest II, describing in 1921 a new college in Atlanta owned by the Ku Klux Klan.

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Gotta love how these vicious cons claim to be "pro-family" when their goal is to break up families.

They had no problems doing so in another context, under slavery, where they routinely broke up their own families and sold their own children to make a buck. :problem:

I’m a parent of a trans kid. I was investigated for supporting her right to be herself - Xtra

So much for "parents having a say," as JoeMemphis is so fond of repeating. :roll:
OPINION: As parents across the U.S. speak out against attacks on trans youth in Texas, one mom shares her story

am the proud mother of three beautiful children, and my oldest was 10 the first time we were reported for so-called “child abuse.” Today, that child, Rebekah is a 15-year-old honours student. She is a field hockey player who loves writing and musical theatre, a pastor’s kid who sings in the church choir and has great friends and a wonderful community around her. Her teachers tell us all the time that she’s exceptional, and we can’t argue with them. She also happens to be transgender.

Rebekah wasn’t always the happy, thriving kid she is now. She struggled deeply with anxiety and depression until she socially transitioned seven years ago. At eight years old, we supported her as she changed her name and pronouns, and her joy filled the air the very first time she went into the world as herself.

My husband is a Lutheran pastor. The first time Rebekah came to church as herself, a churchgoer approached my husband after worship and said, “I don’t really understand this whole transgender thing, but she used to hide behind you and refuse to say hi to me on a Sunday morning. Today, she ran up to me, twirled in her dress, and gave me a high five. What more is there to know?” Everyone who knows Rebekah has seen the power of supporting her in being herself. It lines up with what all the experts say: supporting trans kids allows them to thrive.

That didn’t prevent Child Protective Services (CPS) from showing up at our door one afternoon in August 2017. Likely due to our public advocacy, someone had anonymously made a report claiming that we were “forcing” our child to be a girl. My daughter cried when I explained that these strangers would need to look around and ask us some questions. No matter how much I tried to tell her everything was OK, she was scared. At 10 years old, she felt guilty, thinking she was the reason these people had come into our home. She knew they were there because of who she is and the way we affirmed her. When they asked my daughter if she was “really” a girl, they didn’t realize the depth of pain that caused a child who had fought to articulate—and be accepted for—herself for years.

Their lack of understanding, though, didn’t lessen the trauma they caused. We were doing everything we could to raise our children to be healthy, well-adjusted, good people, and suddenly none of it mattered. CPS came on a Saturday and said they’d be back on Monday. I spent the next 48 hours struggling to breathe, cleaning every surface and scrambling for every document I knew we had that could prove my child was well-cared for, in good health, and is, in fact, transgender, all while trying to maintain a sense of normalcy and calm for our family. I have never felt more vulnerable or alone.

Our case was closed after 33 anxiety-filled days. We have been reported two additional times since then, and we still worry when strangers show up at the door.
Conservatives love it when other people's families are terrorized by the government like this. No wonder so many of them support demagogues like Vladimir Putin.
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SD bill restricting 'divisive concepts' in higher ed heads to Noem's desk
“That House Bill 1012 passed shows the very need for the types of discussion our government is trying to prohibit.”
https://thehill.com/changing-america/re ... -in-higher

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In a statement this week, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of South Dakota said the bill encroaches on the First Amendment rights of educators and “creates more questions than answers.”

“It opens the door for a wide range of interpretations that could be used to chill free speech and academic freedom, discouraging open and honest discussions about systemic racism in classrooms and in higher education communities,” ACLU of South Dakota advocacy manager Jett Jonelis said. “That House Bill 1012 passed shows the very need for the types of discussion our government is trying to prohibit.”


The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in a statement echoed that concern, arguing that the bill forces self-censorship and accusing it of being an obvious effort to silence “oppressed voices in and outside of the classroom.”

“Students should be taught an honest and accurate history of our nation, including the good and the bad,” HRC state legislative director and senior counsel Cathryn Oakley said. “Young adults deserve an education that enables them to learn from the mistakes of our country’s past to help create a better future.”

“By teaching young adults the full scope of reality for LGBTQ+ and other marginalized people, both historically and today, we can help build a fully realized society where everyone can take pride in their individual identities,” she said.

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As usual, another gobbledygook bill. Nobody in SD (or anywhere else) is being "forced" to "take" Critical Race Theory. They may encounter it in law school but you're not forced into learning about it. What is a "divisive concept"? Theoretically just about anything people disagree about.

What a stupid law.
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“2022 South Dakota Legislature

House Bill 1012

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An Act

ENTITLED An Act to protect students and employees at institutions of higher education from divisive concepts.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That chapter 13-1 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

For the purposes of this Act, the term, divisive concepts, means:
(1) That any race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin is inherently superior or inferior;
(2) That individuals should be discriminated against or adversely treated because of their race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin;
(3) That an individual’s moral character is inherently determined by their race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin;
(4) That an individual, by virtue of their race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or subconsciously;
(5) That individuals, by virtue of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin, are inherently responsible for actions committed in the past by other members of the same race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin;
(6) An individual should feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress on account of the individual’s race, color, religion, ethnicity, or national origin; or
(7) Meritocracy or traits such as a strong work ethic are racist or sexist or were created by members of a particular race or sex to oppress members of another race or sex.
Section 2. That chapter 13-1 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

The Board of Regents, or the Board of Technical Education, or any institution under their control, may not direct or compel a student to personally affirm, adopt, or adhere to divisive concepts.
The Board of Regents, or the Board of Technical Education, or any institution under their control may not require their students or employees to attend or participate in any training or orientation that teaches, advocates, acts upon, or promotes divisive concepts.
Section 3. That chapter 13-1 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

The Board of Regents, or the Board of Technical Education, or any institution under their control, may not condition enrollment or attendance in a class, training, or orientation on the basis of race or color.
Nothing in this section should be construed to prohibit the required collection or reporting of demographic data by institutions of higher education.
Section 4. That chapter 13-1 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

The Board of Regents, or the Board of Technical Education, or any institution under their control, may not authorize or expend funding for any purpose prohibited in this Act.
Section 5. That chapter 13-1 be amended with a NEW SECTION:

Nothing in this Act:
(1) Prevents an employee or a contractor who provides mandatory orientation or training from responding to questions that are raised by participants in the orientation or training and which pertain to the divisive concepts;
(2) Pertains to the content or conduct of any course of academic instruction or unit of study at an institution of higher education under the control of the Board of Regents or the Board of Technical Education; or
(3) May be construed to inhibit or violate the First Amendment rights of any student or employee, or to undermine the duty of an institution under the control of the Board of Regents or the Board of Technical Education to protect, to the greatest degree, academic freedom, intellectual diversity, and free expression.
An Act to protect students and employees at institutions of higher education from divisive concepts.“

https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23006/236257

Not a mention of crt. Doesn’t seem particularly onerous.

Remains to be seen if this bill becomes tedious and abused. Might just as easily be forgotten.
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Bludogdem wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 11:02 am (3) That an individual’s moral character is inherently determined by their race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin;
Weird phrasing. Their moral values could be influenced by their religion, ethnicity, national culture, or gender. Would discussing that violate this law?
(4) That an individual, by virtue of their race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin is inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or subconsciously;
Implicit (subconscious) bias appears to exist. Would discussing that violate this law?
(5) That individuals, by virtue of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin, are inherently responsible for actions committed in the past by other members of the same race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, or national origin;
Structures of oppression that existed in the past can continue to influence and reverberate in the present. That might require some "responsibility" of people living in the present who benefit from them to help address them. Would discussing that violate this law?
(6) An individual should feel discomfort, guilt, anguish, or any other form of psychological distress on account of the individual’s race, color, religion, ethnicity, or national origin; or
While I don't believe the goal of education is to make people feel discomfort or guilt, I also can't see what's the point of banning educators from discussing anything that could possibly cause that reaction. That is a strange model of pedagogy.
The Board of Regents, or the Board of Technical Education, or any institution under their control may not require their students or employees to attend or participate in any training or orientation that teaches, advocates, acts upon, or promotes divisive concepts.
So, any employee diversity training at the university that these idiots think is based on "divisive concepts" could violate this law.
Not a mention of crt. Doesn’t seem particularly onerous.
Ridiculously vague, and precisely why it could be onerous.

Not in the bill, but most definitely mentioned by the lawmakers who wrote it. Oh, and by the governor. I take people at their word, regardless of how stupid it is.

https://news.sd.gov/newsitem.aspx?id=28798

Today, Governor Kristi Noem released the text of draft legislation to block Critical Race Theory (CRT) as the basis of education for South Dakota students.

[snip]

Governor Noem previously addressed CRT with her signing of Executive Order 2021-11, which blocked federal civics and history grants from being pursued in South Dakota.

Governor Noem was also the first candidate for public office in the country to sign the 1776 Pledge to Save Our Schools, and she published an op-ed with Dr. Ben Carson outlining that decision. :roll:

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Last two para's: nuff said.
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Bludogdem wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 11:02 amHouse Bill 1012

An Act to protect students and employees at institutions of higher education from divisive concepts.

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Not a mention of crt.
Hey, Bright Eyes, be sure and notify the Heritage Foundation, whose model legislation is the basis for this nanny state law


https:// datavisualizations.heritage.org/education/critical-race-theory-legislation-tracker/

Critical Race Theory: Legislation Tracker, South Dakota - link broken on purpose.
South Dakota: Pending
Name: House Bill 1012
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South Dakota officials are considering a proposal that says individuals should not be compelled to “affirm or adopt” ideas that are racially discriminatory.

State governors and state legislatures, along with local school board members, should determine whether public schools contravene constitutional provisions, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and other civil rights statutes in training programs, curriculum, or other school activities. Read "State Education Officials Must Restore a Sense of National Character in Public Schools," by Mike Gonzalez and Jonathan Butcher. For more Heritage Foundation research on Critical Race Theory, click here.
Doesn’t seem particularly onerous.
It's another pointless, stupid law, made for tools of white supremacism just like you.
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Bludogdem wrote: Thu Mar 10, 2022 11:02 am... crt ...
You, the Heritage Foundation, and Kristi Noem wouldn't know "crt" if it stood right up and said hi, because you've never read any of it.
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