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Senior has bill passed in Youth and Government legislation

Kyle Gehman

Jared Bouloy (far left) gives the ruling that the bill being presented will not be adopted. This is Bouloy’s third year participating in Youth and Government.

Senior has bill passed in Youth and Government legislation

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

Exactly 55,902 abortions were recorded in Texas in 2014, and in all of those the final decision was put on the woman. In this new bill, in order to create equality for the man and woman, the man would be required to give his consent for the abortion to be carried out. “Abortion is a very sensitive topic which ...  Read More »

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