Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban Now in Effect

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It's a happy new year for desert xenophobes who supported the ban, which forbids Mexican-American studies classes and programs perceived to promote ethnic solidarity (does this mean no more French Club?) A Tucson school district promises to challenge the law.

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Whatever happened to government not telling people how to live their lives? Or is there some reason the government can't make you buy health insurance, but can tell you what you can study? I'm a foreigner, so I may not be able to see the full picture or understand the logic well, but to me this seems absurd.