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Activist Files Complaints in Florida Over Bible Being ‘Too Woke’

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signed CS/HB 7, also known as the “Stop WOKE Act,” into law, prohibiting the teaching of material that is “inherently racist, sexist, or oppressive, whether consciously or unconsciously.”This includes the fact that some people are privileged or oppressed based on race, gender, or national origin.

An earlier bill passed last month allows parents and members of the public to challenge school books available in classrooms and libraries.

So far, 200 books have been banned in Florida, The Miami New Times reports. Critics have said the bills will prevent important aspects of history from being included in Florida’s curriculum — similar to concerns over the state's 'don't say gay' law.But there’s one book containing content about slavery, racism, and LGBTQ+ issues that lawmakers didn’t consider in writing this law: The Bible.

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