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Texas House passes bill that aims to keep sexually explicit materials out of school libraries

Legal experts, librarians and some parents say House Bill 900’s language is so vague and broad that it could ensnare books that are not inappropriate.

Demonstrators held a read-in in the capitol rotunda during the reading of HB 900, a bill aimed to prohibit inappropriate books in school libraries, on April 19, 2023. Protestors opposing the bill say the language is too vague to be effective.

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