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Arkansas House Committee passes amended version of Given Name Act
By Andrew Epperson,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A House committee passed an amended version of a bill that would allow public school teachers to refuse to use students’ preferred pronouns. The Given Name Act was amended to clear up language about who this would impact.
“The Bible teaches us not to participate in that,” lead sponsor State Rep. Wayne Long said. “It basically just protects me or a teacher who feels that way.”