Legislation heats up as the subject bills cross the aisle

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) – There was a lot of commotion in the Legislature on Thursday as people took heat over some tainted bills.

On Thursday morning, the Senate signed the third reading of the law on child abuse – changing the law on sex. From 10 p.m. to 9 p.m.

There was a moment when a mother cursed from the gallery to the floor during a vote on the bill.

Chambers took a break to set up the decor as police officers rushed to the third floor to get the women out.

Witnesses said they were shocked to see them.

“He jumped up and said you’re unconscious or something like that. And it’s very sad that some people are so emotionally invested in these bills,” said Keith Hamilton, Witness.

The President of the Senate ran into a woman on his way out and spoke to this mother.

“She has, I believe, four children who work in different places around the state. They’re Wyoming college graduates, they’re a really nice family. It’s very sad that it hit her right at home,” Senator Ogden said. Driskill, SD 1

Many lawmakers say the bill favors ageism for some reason, but some parents understand.

“I don’t know how to say whether I’m right or wrong about this. If I had a child that was there, it really wanted a sex change. I couldn’t tell you where I’d be because we all love our kids,” Driskill said.

Another controversial bill received less publicity.

A student-led interscholastic athletics bill that drew attention to trans athletes passed the appropriations committee and received $5,000 in athletic funding.

The Crimes of Obscenity Bill failed in the Committee 6 to 3.

This could redefine child sexual exploitation to include obscenity in course materials or books in schools, colleges, universities, museums or libraries.

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