Sexual revolutionaries in the Iowa House of Representatives are pushing legislation that would require all schools, public and private, to drop abstinence-only education in favor of "comprehensive sex education beginning in kindergarten."
-- From "Bill would require sex education starting in kindergarten" by Dar Danielson, Radio Iowa 2/11/10
A bill introduced in the Iowa House would expand what’s required to be taught in schools to include “age-appropriate”, comprehensive sex education beginning in kindergarten. The legislation is being pushed by Mary Mascher, a Democrat from Iowa City, who is a longtime educator.
She says kids need more information than they get in schools where abstinence only is taught.
The Association of Christian Schools is . . . opposed to the bill, while Planned Parenthood is lobbying in favor of it. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland spokesman, Kyle Carlson, says the studies he’s read prove that the abstinence only lessons taught in some schools don’t work to keep young people from sexual activity.
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Earlier this month, a research report documented the success of abstinence education.