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Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Passes House Committee

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After months of delay, Tennessee's infamous "don't say gay' bill advanced in a House committee by a vote of 8-7 on Tuesday and will now "go to the calendar committee before a floor vote." Under the measure, elementary and middle school teachers would be prohibited from discussing sexual activity that is not related to "natural human reproduction science." "I have two children -- in the third- and fourth-grade -- and don't want them to be exposed to things I don't agree with," Rep. Joey Hensley (R), the bill's sponsor said. "" Even though the state board disallows this now, I'm afraid it does happen, and sex education is talked about in a way that it is acceptable." A companion bill passed the Senate 19-10 last year.

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