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While Everyone Argued About Abortion, 3-Year Old Madeleine Learned About Leadership and Ann Richards

On Sunday, June 22, the Texas House of Representatives met in Austin to debate a bill about abortions and women's health care. You can read about the debate from the Associated Press here: "Texas Dems Stall Session to Approve Abortion Law."

In the middle of the debate, a future leader of Texas got to learn about democracy. 3-year old Madeleine visited the Capitol with her mom during the debate on Sunday. We asked her mom, Sarah Schimmer (@SarahSchimmer), for permission to share her story, and she said yes. 

Here's what Madeleine learned when she visited the Capitol: