Tony Kinnett is an investigative columnist for The Daily Signal.
Warning: This report contains sexually graphic images from commonly available books in school libraries, which The Daily Signal has obscured in part.
A bill that has passed the Texas House with bipartisan support could become the model for ensuring public school libraries don’t provide sexual content to children.
HB 900, sponsored by four Republicans and a Democrat, specifies what “sexual content” is and prescribes actions by Texas public schools to ensure children aren’t given access to pornographic, sexually explicit, or other age-inappropriate materials.
The bill passed April 19 by a vote of 95-52, with support from 82 Republicans and 13 Democrats. All of the “no” votes were from Democrats. …