ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory ACLU of Georgia Executive Director to Testify on SB 377 at Education and Youth Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2022

Media contact:  media@acluga.org

WHO

Andrea Young, ACLU of Georgia Executive Director will speak to the ACLU of Georgia’s concerns with the censorship bill, which include its origins in the Trump Executive order and how the bill is not much more than an attempt to entrench/codify that order into Georgia law.

 

WHAT

Testifying on SB 377 (classroom censorship) at the Senate Education and Youth Committee

Click here for the full written testimony.

 

WHEN

TODAY, February 28, 3:00 PM

 

WHERE

Georgia State Capitol (206 Washington St SW Atlanta GA 30334)

CLOB 307

Click here for the livestream

 

QUOTE

“‘Divisive Concepts’ is new terminology that surfaced in former President Trump’s Executive Order 13590, designed to eliminate diversity and inclusion programs in the Federal. These concepts are the fruit of a poisonous tree- a tree that banned Muslims from this country and separated children from their parents at the border with Mexico,” said Andrea Young, ACLU of Georgia executive director.

View documentation of SB 377’s origin/comparison with the Trump Executive order, especially the list of ‘divisive concepts.

 

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