'We must face the whole truth of history': Lawmaker speaks against HB7 education bill
by Megan Scarano
Rep. Phillip Ensler spoke against HB7 during a press conference for the Alabama House Democratic Caucus, joined by Rep. Barbara Drummond and Rep. AJ McCampbell. (

In January, House Bill 7 was introduced to the Alabama House of Representatives despite a similar bill failing to pass last year. The bill, which was introduced by Rep. Ed Oliver, would prohibit public schools from teaching "certain divisive concepts relating to race, sex, or religion." The bill does not specify any further on which topics would be prohibited but lawmakers opposed to the bill are speaking out against the proposal after HB7 progressed into committee last week.


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