Iowa GOP Governor passes bill 'loosening child labor laws' after banning LGBTQ+ books from schools

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2023
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Iowa Republican Governor Kim Reynolds passed legislation loosening child labor laws in the state this week. Those against the new legislation, per CNN, say "it could not only endanger the safety of children but would also target teens from lower-income and minority backgrounds." This comes after the governor also just passed legislation banning teachers "from raising gender identity and sexual orientation issues with students through grade six," NBC reports, which includes removing "books depicting sex acts" from school bookshelves. READ MORE: Facing labor shortages the GOP solution is to rip...

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