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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed legislation that will mandate the state’s public schools teach about the evils of communism and other sinister totalitarian regimes.

“The bill also expands our previous efforts in civics to add a requirement to the high school government class that the students receive instruction on the evils of communism and totalitarian ideologies,” DeSantis said.

“We have a number of people in Florida, particularly southern Florida, who have escaped totalitarian regimes, who have escaped communist dictatorships to be able to come to America. We want all students to understand the difference,” he continued.

“Why would somebody flee across shark-infested waters, say, leaving from Cuba to come to southern Florida? Why would somebody leave a place like Vietnam? Why would people leave these countries and risk their lives to be able to come here? It’s important for students to understand that,” DeSantis added. Read more…