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As Abortion Fight Flares, Democrats File Sex Ed Bills

While protests and hearings on abortion restrictions continue at the state Capitol, Democratic lawmakers have filed legislation that would change public school health curriculum to help prevent unwanted pregnancies through comprehensive sex education.

Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, speaks against the motion to adopt the Senate version of the state budget on May 4, 2011.

While protests and hearings on abortion restrictions continue at the state Capitol, Democratic lawmakers have filed legislation that would change public school health curriculum to help prevent unwanted pregnancies through comprehensive sex education.

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