Jan. 27 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by the Russian Red Army in what was then Nazi-occupied Poland. More than a million people, mostly Jews, lost their lives in the infamous death camps. A new bill making its way through the Arizona Legislature would mandate the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides in the state’s public schools. Meanwhile, visitors to the Capitol and to Phoenix’s main library will notice a new exhibit related to the Holocaust.
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Transgender girls and women would be barred from participating in sports on the team that aligns with their gender identity under a proposed Arizona law. The proposal announced by GOP Rep. Nancy Barto on Friday is co-sponsored by 22 other Republican House members and is the latest on a growing list of more than a dozen states with bills that focus on transgender young people.
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