Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Board of Education blocks parental request to warn kids about AIDS lifestyle health risks

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BoE) is so committed to pushing its alternative lifestyle agenda that it has refused parents' requests that school sex-ed programs tell the whole truth about behavior that subjects kids to AIDS.

Citizens for a Responsible Curriculum (CRC) and Parents and Friends of Ex-Gays and Gays (PFOX) say the board "refused" their requests that future public school sex-ed curriculum "fully disclose the health risks associated with oral and anal sex."

CRC attorney John Garza said the refusal constitutes "outright contradictions of the BoE’s stated goals of tolerance and commitment to 'comprehensive, fact-based sexual education.'"

The original "veggie sex" video advised kids on how to have anal sex and failed to warn about the health risks. The U.S. Surgeon General has stated that anal sex is "simply too dangerous to practice."

According to CFC, "the Board has refused to add any information on this health risk."