Attempts to remove books from school libraries have increased, spurred by activism from conservative parent groups and resistance to teaching socially progressive ideas in schools.
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The most conservative spent the four years of Trump being stirred up and validated. Like a hornets nest that’s been poked, they are looking to sting as many targets as they can find, with their leaders holing up targets. Getting them settled down, if it can be done, is going to take a long time. This is cyclical, happens on a regular basis throughout history, and can completely destroy societies. Only history will reveal how far our trip backwards goes. Complacency encourages the most resistant more so than those who relish progress.