Sex Ed, another view

“Why are we still talking about sex ed?”

I was interviewed by Erica Rucker, LEO writer in an Aug. 9 column with that same title. Here’s the Sexual Risk Avoidance, or SRA, perspective.

Let’s begin by clarifying that SRA programs are not dogma. A common ploy of Comprehensive Sex Ed, or CSE, proponents is to use words like “religion,” “puritanical” and “shame.” Along this same line of misdirection, CSE advocates conduct surveys that include the words “abstinence,” “comprehensive” and “contraception.” These surveys intentionally omit many issues and demonstrations included in CSE programs, and then claim that most people want “comprehensive” sex ed.

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