House subcommittee OKs ‘Victims of Communism Day’ bill

House subcommittee OKs ‘Victims of Communism Day’ bill

Students in Florida could soon observe a “Victims of Communism Day” under a measure OK’d Thursday by a House subcommittee.

Under the proposal (HB 395), government and public schools would begin observing “Victims of Communism Day” on Nov. 7, 2023.

The measure would require public school students to receive 45 minutes of instruction on communist leaders and the suffering of victims under their rule.

Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution, Joseph Stalin and the Soviet System, Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution, Vladimir Lenin and the Russian Revolution, are among the leaders and topics listed in the measure.

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