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Opinion | A comparative exercise: Russia and Virginia


Buried within the Sept. 1 World Digest was a wee article about Russia contemplating doubling fines to 2 million rubles ($33,000) for exposing youngsters to “LGBT propaganda.”

On the Sept. 2 Metro part entrance web page was “Va. governor eases path to instructing,” an article about Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) rising strain on Virginia colleges to rid themselves of any books or actions which may expose youngsters to LGBTQ literature or info.

How about an article evaluating the 2 and precisely what’s going on in america proper now? A motion towards an authoritarian authorities. Authorities taking away rights of girls, folks of colour and the LGBTQ inhabitants — and it’s being performed by outdated White males and Donald Trump supporters.

Sherry C. Brown, Gainesville