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So-called 'book ban bill' advances in Florida Senate

A controversial bill that could end up banning some books from public schools has cleared another hurdle in the Florida Senate. Critics call it homophobic and the legislative equivalent of censorship. Proponents of Senate Bill 1300 say it’s designed to provide transparency and give parents a bigger say in what materials their children are exposed to, questioning the appropriateness of books and other materials being shown to students in public schools. “My concern is that some of these materials are not age-appropriate,” said State Sen. Manny Diaz, R-Hialeah. “And forcing these conversations with students that are not age-appropriate.” MORE: https://bit.ly/3rQOo5y ►Subscribe: https://on.wtsp.com/youtube ►Website: https://www.wtsp.com/ ►Facebook: https://facebook.com/10TampaBay ►Twitter: https://twitter.com/10TampaBay
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