Republicans can’t suppress science or history

COVID, race, gay rights: Republicans can’t suppress science or history

Gov. Ron DeSantis and his allies have pushed me into new territory. After decades of visits to Florida, I’ve decided not to go there for a while.

Corrections & Clarifications: This column has been updated to correct the first name of Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Once upon a time there was a pretend country where pretty much everyone was Christian, heterosexual and healthy. Nobody needed to worry about catching a disease like COVID-19 or spreading it to someone it might kill. Nobody had a transgender child who needed medical treatment. And nobody ever needed or wanted an abortion – not even for a life-threatening ectopic pregnancy

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