I check the ALA list of banned books regularly and buy them for my kids. We are lucky to be in a blue state in a blue area and no one is storming our school boards (not to say it'll never happen, but we were lucky to have some choice in where we live and this is a big part of our selection!) While FL, TX, AL, etc stop educating their children to win a culture war (just like dying instead of taking a vaccine), the world is moving on. The rest of the world (and country) is educating their children. All these people are doing is ensuring their kids have less opportunity. This time they're "refusing the jab" so to speak on behalf of the their children, who have no say on the matter. It's despicable.
I'll never understand storming a school board meeting to denounce CRT (which isn't being taught at elementary schools anyway) and feeling "victorious" that they won't teach the thing that they WEREN'T TEACHING ANYWAY all while ignoring the fact that your school is lacking basic resources for your children. Republicans sure love the ignorant.... have Tucker make something up for their base to be mad about, give them victory over the imaginary problem, and they won't bother advocating for what their children actually need.
Moms for Liberty are the WORST. Their goal is to create chaos in every school board meeting in every school district in every state in the nation and then get their own Christo-fascist ignorant, uneducated people voted into all school boards so that they can methodically destroy public education and take over with private religious schools, all funded by unaware taxpayers. They also want to replace all public school curriculum with their Christo-fascist curriculum, e.g. 1776 (from Hillsdale College), Liberty Forum, etc.They are a well-oiled machine with voting packets, uniforms (women wear tight fitting black t-shirts and tight-fitting jeans) and excellent websites and a strong social media presence. Another group, also originating in FL and equally as evil and danger is No Left Turn Foundation. Google it and become AWARE!
“We advocate joyfully, so bringing everybody together for a celebration makes sense," she said. “We do believe in some ways we are war moms. We do believe that in some ways we’re fighting for the life of America.”
Joyful war moms. JFC, this joke is writing itself. Waddaya wanna bet MTG will be a keynote speaker at this shitfest?
Useful tools. Stupid racist selfish assholes. They’re going to work to end public education while pretending they’re being such good voices for children. All the while, elevating assbags like the Virginia governor.