California bill on textbook references to gays scaled back

08/9/2006 | San Francisco Chronicle

A bill that would have required California textbooks to address the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people has been watered down to simply bar materials and teachers from negatively portraying persons based on their sexual orientation. It is unclear whether Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who had vowed to veto the original bill, will sign the new one if it passes.

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