Delegate Nino Mangione (District 42A – Baltimore County) has introduced HB0025 (Public Schools – Sexually Explicit Materials – Prohibited in Libraries and Media Centers). In a recent social media post on this legislation:
Presenting my bill HB 25 today to stop sexually explicit material in children’s school libraries and up against immense opposition, which amazes me. Why would any human being want to subject 4th and 5th graders to sexually explicit material ?
Presenting my bill HB 25 today to stop sexually explicit material in children’s school libraries and up against immense opposition, which amazes me. Why would any human being want to subject 4th and 5th graders to sexually explicit material ? pic.twitter.com/JRWgEmN2E4
— Nino Mangione (@NinoMangione42) January 31, 2024
You can view and track this legislation with the following links:
Note: For those that review proposed legislation…this may be the shortest and easiest to read legislation of the session.
Here is a description of this topic from AI (Neutral):
A new bill has been proposed that would require the removal of certain books containing sexually explicit content from school libraries accessible to children. The legislation aims to limit students’ exposure to graphic content some parents and community members view as inappropriate. However, opponents argue it could lead to censorship and limit educational opportunities. The debate highlights the complex balance between protecting children and respecting free expression. More discussion is needed to find a solution amenable to all sides.
For residents in Carroll County…Nino has announced he will be running to replace State Senator Chris West in District 42 in 2026:
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