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Texas Republicans Block Ban On Corporal Punishment

The Texas Tribune reports: Texas lawmakers on Wednesday voted against a bill that would prohibit public school employees from using corporal punishment on students. House Bill 772 received a 58-86 vote in the lower chamber. Rep. Alma Allen, a Houston Democrat and former public school educator, has carried a bill to eliminate the controversial practice in each biennial session for …

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TEXAS: Satanic Temple Launches Billboard Campaign Against School District Over Corporal Punishment

Via press release: Commuters passing through Springtown, Texas on Route 199 will likely notice a new black billboard emblazoned with a red inverted pentagram framing a goat’s head underneath, which reads: “Paid for by The Satanic Temple.” More prominently, the primary message states: “Never be hit in school again. Exercise your religious rights.” According to The Satanic Temple spokesperson, Lucien …

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