Governor Nixon Signs Bill To Protect Students From Sexual Predators

This week Governor Nixon signed into law a measure that will ensure public schools instruct students on the dangers of sexual predators, including on-line predators. The Missouri Catholic Conference supported the legislation – HB 501 – which was sponsored by State Representative Genise Montecillo (D-St. Louis). The measure updates Missouri’s existing sex education law for public schools by addressing issues such as the dangers of inappropriate text messaging.

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