Republican Idaho Governor Brad Little signed a bill late Wednesday night banning critical race theory from the state’s schools.
“VICTORY: Idaho becomes the first state in the nation to ban critical race theory indoctrination in public schools,” reported Christopher F. Rufo. “Governor Brad Little signed the bill into law, which will prohibit schools from promoting race essentialism, collective guilt, and neo-segregation. A historic win!”
The bill, sponsored by Republican state Rep. Carl Crabtree, “prevents educators from making students ‘affirm, adopt or adhere to’ belief systems that claim individuals of any race, sex, ethnicity, religion or national origin are responsible for past actions done by members of the same group,” reported The North Platte Telegraph. It also prohibits educators “from forcing students onto belief systems that claim a group of people as defined by sex, race, ethnicity or religion are inferior or superior to others.”
The legislation, in part, states:
No public institution of higher education, school district, or public school, including a public