Did you know that until recently, teachers in the UAE had to take black markers to their textbooks because it was forbidden to teach about the Holocaust and Israel in connection to World War II?

Or that in China, it is forbidden to teach about the Tiananmen Square Massacre, and even the internet is censored on this topic?

Here's one that should really get you: in Wyoming, an aggressive minority of parents and "activists" are trying to prevent children from learning the history of their own country, and don't want children to grow up understanding their own bodies. They've gone so far as threatening and intimidating teachers, school board members and librarians to accomplish their censorship. They've even used the pages of this newspaper to advance their small-minded agenda.

I know! Shameful, isn't it?

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