09 Mar '12, 11pm

Utah Passes 'Don't Say Gay or Contraception' Sex-Ed Bill | Care2 Causes

Utah lawmakers this week passed legislation that mandates that if sex education is taught at all, it must be abstinence-only. It also bans discussion of homosexuality and contraception in public schools. The legislation “defines sex education in Utah as abstinence-only and bans instruction in sexual intercourse, homosexuality, contraceptive methods and sexual activity outside of marriage.” Under the legislation parents must opt in for those sex-ed classes, and schools are permitted to opt out of teaching sex-ed all together. The scaremongering during the Senate debate on the bill was fairly blatant, and the press notes a lack of actual debating the merits of the proposal. Basically it would seem this was a clear vote on whether or not to impose religious based morality through the school system. From The Salt Lake Tribune: Senate debate over HB363 was relatively short Tues...

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