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The DeSantis team counters the uncovered claims of student media officials who have registered their political views in the state.

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' office was revealed a year ago by Twitter users, including author Stephen King and several journalists with numerous followers. It is pushing back false claims about the new state law that is widespread.

A law requiring "intellectual freedom and diversity of perspectives" at a state universitystates that schools in the Florida College System conduct an annual survey on "range of competing ideas." It is said that you need to. "And students, faculty, and others are" free to express their beliefs and perspectives on campus and in the classroom. " The story that King and othersimposed on Twitterwent a little further.

"DeSantis signs a bill requiring Florida students and professors to register their political views in the state," King tweeted.

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This concept Seems to reflect the 2021 Salon article. Its exact headline, published after the governor first signed the bill. DeSantis deputy spokesman Brian Griffin told Fox News that this was a misrepresentation of what the law really said.

"No, students and faculty do not need to" register their political views, "" Griffin said. "This same false allegation was touring the liberal Twitter Sphere after the bill was signed in 2021. It was uncovered at the time. Now it was uncovered again."

The rant Includes a polytifact report from June 2021, stating that the bill does not require anyone to register their perspective. on wednesday. The DeSantis officehas confirmed that the registration is not included.

"The Perspective Diversity Survey is anonymous and voluntary and does not collect any personal information. Only feedback on the intellectual freedom of the campus environment, which is the purpose of the survey, is collected," Griffin said. Says. He said.

Ron DeSantis, governor of Florida, speaks during a news conference at a Regeneron monoclonal antibody clinic in Pembroke Pines, Florida, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021. Floridas State Board of Education said it would force defiant school districts to comply with Governor DeSantiss executive order forbidding them from mandating students wear masks as a way to slow a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis talks in the news Meeting at the Regeneron Monoclonal Antibody Clinic in Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA, Wednesday, August 18, 2021. The Florida Board of Education has announced that it will force rebellious school districts to comply with the enforcement order of Governor De Santiss. Students wear masks as a way to slow the proliferation of Covid-19 cases. Photographer: Eva Marie Uzkategi / Bloomberg via Getty Images( Eva Marie Uzcategi / Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Still registered The claim wasn't supported by the bill's text, and a year ago Stephen King was far from the only one to repeat it this week. 

USA Today Domestic Security Correspondent Josh Meyer, MSNBC Columnist Ruth Bengiat, Professor at Miami University and MSNBC Analyst Fernando Mandy all spread their claims Wednesday morning, Meyer and Amandy. Shared the same 2021 Salon article.

Also, the Salon article was disseminated by former Democratic Party member John Cooper, who boasts more than a million Twitter followers, including the White House. I shared it in a comment containing another famous misrepresentation of Florida law.

"Apparently, the" not gay "law wasn't enough Republican punishment for the speeches it didn't like. Currently, the Republicans in Florida are requiring professors / students to register their perspectives in the state, "Tweeter Wiener tweeted.

The Governor's Office has blamed the political situation for how the allegations that proved false a year ago will come back in an attack on DeSantis.

"We believe it has something to do with blinding the factual, partisan hatred," Griffin said.

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Ironically, the wrong story Repetition deals with the law, specifically, it means that one side does not control the discourse.

"I think having intellectual diversity is very important for us to move forward," DeSantis said when he signed the bill. "And I know many parents. One of the things they are worried about is that if they send their kids to college, they are basically just educated, or they actually think for themselves, Will you be taught to challenge assumptions, and will be truly critical thinkers and learners. We clearly focus our university on critical thinking, academic rigor. I don't want it as a hotbed for old ideologies. "