Arizona lawmaker introduces bill to ban taxpayer funds for social justice classes

Arizona lawmaker introduces bill to ban taxpayer funds for social justice classes
Rep. Bob Thorpe

An Arizona State legislator is doing something no one has thus far had the courage to do at the federal level — he’s introduced legislation to ban the use of taxpayer money to fund overt social justice coursework in state schools.

Rep. Bob Thorpe, who represents a rural Arizona district and is a member of the state’s Government and Higher Education Committees, has introduced legislation that seeks to deny funding for class that “violates civil rights laws” or “promotes division or resentment” between individuals based on their “ethnicity, race gender, religion, political affiliation or social class.”

According to The Daily Caller, Thorpe is also seeking to ban coursework that “advocates solidarity or isolation based upon ethnic, racial, gender or social class instead of treating individuals as unique.” Also on the chopping block would be any class that “negatively targets specific nationalities or countries.”…

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