Bohac's "Merry Christmas Bill" Focuses on Schools

State Rep. Dwayne Bohac, R-Houston, doesn't want Texas school teachers to resort to putting up "holiday trees" during Christmastime because they're too worried about lawsuits to call them what they really are.

“Our school officials and teachers have enough on their plate without having to worry about frivolous lawsuits for celebrating Christmas and Hanukkah," Bohac said in a news release.

Bohac on Wednesday filed a bill that he hopes will free public schools from concerns that displays of Christmas cheer could land them in a county court. The measure would specifically allow teachers and other public school staff ...

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