By Delece Smith-Barrow, The Hechinger Report WASHINGTON — A bill proposed by Republicans in the House of Representatives
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If you have no interest in diving deep into these policies, reading the research and understand the dynamics as best you can -- which is totally fine, it's not for everyone -- then you probably shouldn't be passionately fighting for that policy in the first place, and definitely should not be personally attacking those who disagree.