Tennessee Senators Update Sex Ed Law To Include Warnings Against Hand-Holding And Kissing

From Crooks and Liars: http://crooksandliars.com/susie-madrak/tennessee-senators-update-sex-ed-law-

By Susie Madrak
April 13, 2012

Fundie Christians are, indeed, a bunch of control freaks. And much like their Middle Eastern sharia-loving counterparts, they won’t be happy until marriages are arranged by parents without the parties concerned actually even meeting before the ceremony. I suppose this law, if passed, will result in hoards of flashlight-carrying Sex Police patrolling the local lovers’ lanes.

But really, it’s that they just can’t bear the thought of someone having unpunished fun somewhere:

MEMPHIS, TN – (WMC-TV) – Tennessee senators approved an update to the state’s abstinence-based sex education law that includes warnings against “gateway sexual activity.”

In a new family life instructions bill, holding hands and kissing could be considered gateways to sex. Planned Parenthood said that allowing state government to define local sex education curriculum could backfire.

According to a 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Study, 61 percent of Memphis City high school students and 27 percent of middle school students have had sex. That’s higher than the national average.

Complete article at:  http://crooksandliars.com/susie-madrak/tennessee-senators-update-sex-ed-law-

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