The Arkansas legislature just passed a bill called HB 1690 that will enact a freakishly-long moment of silence in the classroom:
A public school in this state shall observe a one (1) minute period of silence at the beginning of school each school day.
A minute. A full damn minute.
That’s not a “moment” of silence. That’s not a “period” of silence. That an “excruciatingly long goddamn minute” of silence.
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