A Texan wants the United States to be a bit more magical.
Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Dallas, introduced a resolution to that effect in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. He and a few co-sponsors want magic to be considered an art form to be “preserved, understood, and promulgated.”
Before you try to find Harry Potter’s Hogwarts or lock yourself in a church, Sessions is talking about the magic of a different Harry.
The resolution seeks to have the art of illusion, made famous in the U.S. by Harry Houdini, considered an art form like theater and dance.
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Wylie, Texas, has already embraced the art of magic with summer programs and a National Magic Week.
It might seem silly for the U.S. House to spend time on magic, but the resolution does have merit.
Magic should be considered art to be preserved.