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Key supporter of Texas school chaplain bill has pushed for evangelism in schools

Rocky Malloy, a self-described former drug-smuggling pirate saved by divine intervention, has led a group that promotes chaplains as a tool to proselytize to schoolchildren.

Passing period at United South High School in Laredo.

A drug-smuggling ex-pirate

Ties to key figures in public education

“A chaplain is not trained in how the brain works”

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