Monday, January 30, 2006

From "Guns and Butter" to "Guns and Sex"

Ok, how messed up is this: Article 8/Massresistance (it's getting tougher to tell these two apart especially since Article 8's whole "mission" is going down the toilet. Like "Parent's Rights Coalition", its time for the Brian and Amy Klan to change their name!) thinks its ok for Military Recruiters to recruit at city schools without the parents permission but its not ok to teach students about health. Does this make sense to any same human being?

On Massresistance: The Radio Show, they had some local right winger talk about three articles he wrote about the Newton schools and how he was astounded that military recruits weren't welcomed with open arms at the school. I wouldn't bother to listen to the recording, hearing Brian Camenker drone on for an hour is enough for anyone to shove spikes through their eyes. Article 8/Massresistance is Pro-war and all for the military taking the kids from schools, now teach the kids about health, well that's another story.

Massachusetts is having hearing on a requirement for students to take "Health" before they graduate and Massresistance/Article 8 is outraged. Health was a requirement when I was in high school and I'm from Massachusetts, oh, that's right Article 8 and Massresistance are run by people who transplanted to Massachusetts. I guess they want them to learn "Health" and sex education from listening to their parents go at it:
From the time a child comes into the world, he observes his parents (one male, one female) interact. Sometimes they hug or kiss. And yes, he registers the fact that they sleep in the same bed. And sometimes the bedroom door is locked and he hears noises. This is a child's normal introduction to sex. It is simply put before him in the context of normal, healthy family activities. Pictures of a normal two-parent family in a picture book do convey a message to the child: This is a family.
I didn't make this stuff up either, check out the link above. Will their lunacy ever end?


Anonymous said...


I went to a Catholic grade school from 1970-1978. When I was in the 7th grade we had a male and female nurse from the local hospital teach a six week health course that delt with everything from reproduction to VD and yes, even homosexuality.

My parents had to sign a permission slip for me to take the class, I think they were relieved that they didn't have to discuss those topics with me.

I don't understand what all the fuss is about. The problem is that the students who need the education the most are not getting it at home.

Take Care,

Anonymous said...

Somehow I mised that the first time around. Stunning. They really, truly are arguing that just *knowing* there are gay couples constitutes sex education. So, if I'm a preschooler with two mommies and happen to mention it to a class, that requires parental notification.

If a young child is presented with a novel, unusual image of a family, with two mommies or two daddies (or three daddies?), the child will naturally next wonder if they kiss and hug and share a bed. How do they make babies? It's the perversion of normal relations that brings in SEX on a level beyond that a kindergartner should be dealing with. Then, it becomes a lesson on SEX at a level covered by state law protecting parental rights.

The truly sick and perverse thing is anyone listens to them.