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Old 07-20-2007, 09:02 AM   #1
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Post Sex Education - When Should It Start?

"How much sex education is age appropriate for a 5-year-old?" Romney asked Wednesday at a Colorado campaign stop. "In my view, zero is the right amount.
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Old 07-20-2007, 09:38 AM   #2
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Go Mr. Romney. There is no place for teaching five year olds sex education. They are not mentally mature enough to even begin to understand and comprehend anything they are being taught.

In my opinion, sex education is something that should be taught by the parents at HOME, not in the public school system. I do not want my children taught that homosexuality is a choice or that sex outside of marriage is acceptable. I will teach them what is biblically correct regarding sex, not some public, liberal school teacher.
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Go Mr. Romney. There is no place for teaching five year olds sex education. They are not mentally mature enough to even begin to understand and comprehend anything they are being taught.

In my opinion, sex education is something that should be taught by the parents at HOME, not in the public school system. I do not want my children taught that homosexuality is a choice or that sex outside of marriage is acceptable. I will teach them what is Biblically correct regarding sex, not some public, liberal school teacher.
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Go Mr. Romney. There is no place for teaching five year olds sex education. They are not mentally mature enough to even begin to understand and comprehend anything they are being taught.

In my opinion, sex education is something that should be taught by the parents at HOME, not in the public school system. I do not want my children taught that homosexuality is a choice or that sex outside of marriage is acceptable. I will teach them what is biblically correct regarding sex, not some public, liberal school teacher.
So true Belle.
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Kindergarteners are you kidding me? I thought that was a joke.
But I do have to say in the public schools that my kids are in sex ed is introduced in Jr. high with a follow up in 9th grade. The parents must sign a waiver saying they can take the class. The majority of kids take it. You are made fun of if you don't take it because it is very obvious you are suddenly gone from PE. They separate the girls from the boys and for some this is the ONLY sex ed. these kids will ever hear about. So I feel if you have an open relationship with your kids the parts you don't agree with can be reiterated at home.
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There is no such thing as too early to teach anyone about anything.
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I think it is important for children to know at a young age that it is not ok for anyone to touch them without their parent's permission, and if it happens, tell their parents all about it.
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I hope you are being sarcastic. Besides, it's a documented fact that male infants get an erection when breastfeeding. Sounds sick indeed but it's true. Sexuality starts developing right from infancy and kids start getting curious about "how babies are made" at around age 4-5. So I think some basic, age-appropriate sex ed is acceptable and even necessary.

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Go Mr. Romney. There is no place for teaching five year olds sex education. They are not mentally mature enough to even begin to understand and comprehend anything they are being taught.

In my opinion, sex education is something that should be taught by the parents at HOME, not in the public school system. I do not want my children taught that homosexuality is a choice or that sex outside of marriage is acceptable. I will teach them what is biblically correct regarding sex, not some public, liberal school teacher.
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Old 09-21-2007, 10:03 AM   #9
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No I wasn't being sarcastic. I was very serious. Can you provide proof of your well documented fact?

Just because a five year old is curious does not lend way to teaching them everything about sex nor about homosexuals. It is and should be a parents choice regarding the education of their child.
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Old 09-21-2007, 11:33 AM   #10
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I did not realize how stupid we were untill the Gubment started telling us all the things that we need to be taught. It is amazing we have made it this far. I guess ignorance is bliss.
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