Florida Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled new legislation this week that would allow parents in the Sunshine State to sue local school districts for using Critical Race Theory in the classroom.
— The Hill (@thehill) December 16, 2021
“The law, which was also rolled out at a campaign-style press conference, allows parents to sue over the teaching of the theory. However, critical race theory is a graduate-level concept taught at the university level more often than in K-12 schools,” reports The Hill.
“Critical race theory posits that racism is embedded in U.S. history, laws and institutions and seeks to promote equity. Teaching the theory in Florida public schools is already banned, but DeSantis and other Republicans claim its core lessons are still being taught,” adds the Hill.
“In Florida we are taking a stand against the state-sanctioned racism that is critical race theory,” said DeSantis. “We won’t allow Florida tax dollars to be spent teaching kids to hate our country or to hate each other. We also have a responsibility to ensure that parents have the means to vindicate their rights when it comes to enforcing state standards.”
Read the full report here.
'AMERICA UNCANCELED': DeSantis Tells CPAC Days of 'Failed Republican Establishment' Are Over
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis addressed a crowd of conservative voters at CPAC Friday morning; saying the GOP cannot go back to the “days of the failed Republican establishment.”
“Florida is protecting our people from political censorship and holding Big Tech accountable. We will pass the most ambitious reforms ever proposed for combating political censorship and de-platforming,” said DeSantis.
“In Florida, we are not going to let the terms of the debate be set by oligarchs in Silicon Valley. We’re leading on the issues that matter to conservatives. We don’t spout hollow rhetoric, we take action. We cannot, we will not go back to the days of the failed Republican establishment,” he added.
Watch DeSantis at CPAC above.
60 MINUTES on DeSANTIS HIT-PIECE: ‘Our Story Sunday Night Speaks for Itself’
CBS News and 60 Minutes released a statement Tuesday after being caught red-handed selectively editing a statement from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis; insisting the “story speaks for itself.”
“When Florida State data revealed people of color were vaccinated at a much lower rate than their wealthier neighbors, 60 MINUTES reported the facts surrounding the vaccine’s rollout, which is controlled by the Governor,” reads the statement.
— Shelby Talcott (@ShelbyTalcott) April 6, 2021
“For over 50 years, the facts reported by 60 MINUTES have often stirred debate and prompted strong reactions. Our story Sunday night speaks for itself,” it concludes.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis torched ’60 Minutes’ and CBS News during a press briefing Tuesday; saying the outfit knowingly lied because they “didn’t want to let go of the narrative.”
“They cut out everything that showed that their narrative was a piece of horse manure,” said DeSantis. “It shows you how dishonest they are. These are smear merchants. That’s why nobody trusts corporate media. They knew what they were doing was a lie. I knew what they were doing was a lie.”
“They know that we know that they’re lying, yet they continue to lie. We’ve offered them the information, and they declined to interview the key people because they didn’t want to let go of the narrative. There’s going to be consequences for that,” he added.
“I know corporate media thinks that they can just run over people. You ain’t running over this Governor. I’m punching back,” concluded the Republican.
"They cut out everything that showed that their narrative was a piece of horse manure…
I know corporate media thinks that they can just run over people– you ain't running over this governor. I'm punching back."@GovRonDeSantis slams the "smear merchants" in the media. pic.twitter.com/TgdawuutBt
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) April 6, 2021
Watch DeSantis’ comments above.