What Will Your Child Be Taught this Fall in a Public School?
Written By: Jim Swanson | Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
On February 26th, 2010, Wisconsin Governor Doyle signed into law the guidelines set up for the state public schools. (You can download the entire document in PDF format at: http:// www.legis.state.wi.us/statutes/ Stat0118.pdf ) The most disturbing section of this document deals with the subject of "Human growth and development instruction, " or sex education. The program follows the agenda of Planned Parenthood who, it was reported, was present to pressure lawmakers to pass it. Though the stress is on "age-appropriate instruction, " it is to be presented to grades kindergarten to 12. Yes, sex instruction must now begin in kindergarten and continue every year through grade twelve. The course outline includes "reproductive and sexual anatomy and physiology, including biological, psychosocial, and emotional changes that accompany maturation." Why do kindergarteners need this information from a public school?
Further, though abstinence is to be presented as the "most reliable way to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, " the course is to include, "the health benefits, side effects, and proper use of contraceptives and barrier methods approved by the federal food and drug administration to prevent pregnancy and barrier methods approved by the federal food and drug administration to prevent sexually transmitted infections." Notice that abstinence only instruction is no longer an option. In other words teach young people what is 'safest' but be sure to include a back door. What happened to right and wrong, morality and immorality? These words can no longer be used. Ask your child's principal; will the class include teaching the consequences of sexual activity outside of marriage even if pregnancy or STDs do not result? For example, will they be given statistics about the divorce rate increase for those sexually active before marriage? You can guess what the answer will be. Years ago judges dismissed God and the Bible from public schools. Yet, they have insisted on teaching issues of morality established by God and taught in the Bible. The result is that such sacred subjects are no longer matters of right and wrong, but safe and not safe. This legislation will only bring about a further decay in morality among young people, and now at an even younger age. Discerning parents are, more and more, waking up to the fact that there is an agenda to recruit their children as disciples of the state. By implication, the parents who knew enough about sex ed to conceive a child do not know enough to instruct him. Professionals must do this. And you can be sure that the professionals will be propagating their 'agenda' whether parents agree with it or not. Increasingly, parents are realizing that God has given them the command to instruct their own children and this can best be done apart from state-controlled programs. The only good news with this legislation is the exemption clause at point
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