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Proposed Teacher Gag Law Part of National Push: If you can't beat 'em, silence them, is the mantra.

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' This is not just about shutting down teachers (it really is about making sure that teachers cannot interfere with the imposition of a white supremacist alt-right dreamland. HB 2002 is part of a wider attempt to shut teachers up so that they can't exercise First Amendment rights-- particularly not in ways that would contradict white nationalists . It's a bill that deserves to die. And Rep. Finchem is a man who deserves some extra attention, to see just who feeds him these kinds of anti-American anti-freedom ideas for bills. It is a fascinating and ugly trail and worth your while to follow it to see where it leads. All of the rules make sense when one considers the source-- a racist authoritarian xenophobic alt-right wingnut. Don't forget the First Amendment. It is not fake. It is real!'

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