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#NotAHoax New #Florida bill would allow instant removals of challenged books without any process—and allow objections to be lodged "not just by a parent, but any resident in the county, meaning anyone could get a book removed more easily than before." https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/03/29/ron-desantis-book-ban-florida-2024-gop-primary/
Book banners don't like reading the books. Many are driven by a puritan crisis mentality. So they have devised a way to get as many books off shelves as quickly as possible. This policy is already being used in some districts; Now they want to make it law. #FreeTheBooks https://twitter.com/ThePlumLineGS/status/1641043830072901632
Songs about 🌈🌈 are in our Top 10*
🌈 Rainbowland by Dolly Parton and Miley Cyrus was banned from a spring concert set list in Wisconsin.
🌈The Rainbow Connection by the Muppets was banned, too.
😯*most surprising things banned in US schools: https://pen.org/dolly-parton-miley-cyrus-song/