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Oregon district halts condom giveaway to 6th graders amid community uproar
EAGNEWS ^ | Ben Velderman

Posted on 08/02/2014 3:12:05 PM PDT by Morgana

GERVAIS, Ore. – Unhappy parents have forced an Oregon school board to re-think its plan to begin handing out condoms to students – sixth-graders on up – when school starts up again this fall.

During a May meeting, school board members approved a plan in which trained teachers (presumably health teachers) would hand out prophylactics after first having “a discussion with the student,” StatesmanJournal.com reports. Some of those students could have been as young as 11 years old.

But when parents and community members caught wind of the “condoms-upon-request” plan, they flooded a June board meeting to express their displeasure.

“Some members of the public were offended that schools were stepping into the parents’ territory of addressing their children’s sexuality, according to minutes of the June board meeting,” StatesmanJournal.com reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at eagnews.org ...


TOPICS: Education
KEYWORDS: arth; homeschool; moralabsolutes; publicschools

1 posted on 08/02/2014 3:12:05 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: metmom

Cue the Rush Limbaugh condom update theme song.


2 posted on 08/02/2014 3:12:49 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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3 posted on 08/02/2014 3:13:29 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Morgana

I have 2 new 6th graders this year..

both are 11 but who gives children condoms ???

the mongrels doing this should be shot and put out of their misery..


4 posted on 08/02/2014 3:17:02 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana

Keep all children out of government systems.


5 posted on 08/02/2014 3:21:04 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Morgana

6th grade? That’s a water-balloon to a 6th grader.


6 posted on 08/02/2014 3:21:36 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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To: Morgana

We need separation of schools and sex.


7 posted on 08/02/2014 3:22:49 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Leftists and many libertarians think kids are just little adults.


8 posted on 08/02/2014 3:23:39 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Tennessee Nana

The Planned Parenthood plague—genital sniffing goons are in the classroom 24/7.

Good thing Big Pharma finally came out w/ a nasal spray to treat gonorrhea of the nasal passages-—rampant in PP clinics.


9 posted on 08/02/2014 3:23:53 PM PDT by Liz (Another Clinton administration? Are you nuts?)
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To: A_perfect_lady

“6th grade? That’s a water-balloon to a 6th grader.

I’ll never forget in Jr. High the kid who brought a condom to a during-school game, blew it up and passed it around with his buddies in the bleachers. Because of it we all had to go back to our homerooms and sit till the end of the day. Don’t know how he got the condom don’t care. Trust me the kid was so ugly and such a creep that blowing it up like a balloon was the most fun he’d ever have fun with it anyway.


10 posted on 08/02/2014 3:27:23 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

they need a new school board


11 posted on 08/02/2014 3:37:22 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: drypowder
they need a new school board

They need to Tar and Feather the old School Board and ride them out of town on a Rail!
12 posted on 08/02/2014 3:44:16 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency)
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To: SoConPubbie
No way. Those are the same people who voted in those school board members.
And will do it again. They have nothing to bitch about because they refused
to question their own votes. Oregon is a POS liberal byproduct of
Communism and Hippies.
13 posted on 08/02/2014 3:49:35 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Morgana

It’s so sad these folks are willing to pervert the lives of children just to justify their own perverted lifestyles.


14 posted on 08/02/2014 3:50:00 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Morgana

If I were to post on that site, I would basically FLAME them by saying that all of the parents are TEA PARTY and want to go back to the VICTORIAN ERA. I would also state that “we” liberals knew what we were doing when we voted AGAINST the Tea Party and for DEMOCRATS...so yes, condoms may well be the correct solution here, and those TEA PARTY people can go to hell.

(again, I’m just being a liberal...flaming them)


15 posted on 08/02/2014 3:54:56 PM PDT by BobL
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To: Morgana

The homo activists tell us that normalizing homosexuality wont encourage pedophilia, because “kids cant consent to sex”.

But they can be handed condoms to engage in sex they supposedly cant consent to?

First step is to make it normal for gets to have sex, then magically that whole consent issue for the pervs goes away.


16 posted on 08/02/2014 3:58:56 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Tennessee Nana
"the mongrels doing this should be shot and put out of their misery"

Ditto.
17 posted on 08/02/2014 4:04:45 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Morgana
U.S. education is headed down the tubes in the three R's.

But they have time to pass out condoms, rule over nutrition, ignore relegion, etc., etc.

18 posted on 08/02/2014 4:26:13 PM PDT by QT3.14 (USA born 7.4.1776 fathered by geniuses, died 11.4.2008 (Suicide) by idiots and traitors)
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To: Morgana

When leftists get caught red-handed, they regroup and give their policy a new name and identity.


19 posted on 08/02/2014 5:08:07 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: Morgana

I could see most of sixth grade boys giggling and snickering.....

While they made water ballons out of them and threw them at the girls.


20 posted on 08/02/2014 5:09:44 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: Morgana; 2Jedismom; 6amgelsmama; AAABEST; aberaussie; AccountantMom; Aggie Mama; agrace; ...

ANOTHER REASON TO HOMESCHOOL

This ping list is for the “other” articles of interest to homeschoolers about education and public school. This can occasionally be a fairly high volume list. Articles pinged to the Another Reason to Homeschool List will be given the keyword of ARTH. (If I remember. If I forget, please feel free to add it yourself)

The main Homeschool Ping List handles the homeschool-specific articles. I hold both the Homeschool Ping List and the Another Reason to Homeschool Ping list. Please freepmail me to let me know if you would like to be added to or removed from either list, or both.

21 posted on 08/02/2014 5:26:13 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith...)
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To: Morgana

Get your children out of the government schools.


22 posted on 08/02/2014 5:28:12 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: Morgana
But when parents and community members caught wind of the “condoms-upon-request” plan, they flooded a June board meeting to express their displeasure.

“Some members of the public were offended that schools were stepping into the parents’ territory of addressing their children’s sexuality, according to minutes of the June board meeting,” StatesmanJournal.com reports.

You may notice that the writer tries to belittle the vast number of interested members of the public by using the words “Some Members of the public.”

Well of course the entire community is not going to show up at the school board meeting to address the issue of pubescent sex and birth control. But obviously an unusual number of citizens did show up to address an issue which is totally out of bounds for public officials and particularly school boards.

I will also say; why would the voting public want their school board deciding to inject themselves in to an issue for which they have not the slightest personal or institutional responsibility for the outcome?

If the child becomes or is responsible for a pregnancy neither the councilor nor the school board is on the hook for the cost of the pregnancy, medical care or post-partum care of the mother and the cost of raising the child is someone else’s problem.

If they have no stake in the outcome of the issue they should stay out of it. For the school board and the staff it is a feel good ideological game. We know these kids better than their parents so we should be telling these kids how to survive puberty.

23 posted on 08/02/2014 5:37:46 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Morgana

This is a high “hispanic” area...glad the Board got the message....that parents even had to TELL them is disappointing to say the least. Wonder if they have Planned Parenthood in the schools, too....like some Oregon schools do.


24 posted on 08/02/2014 7:42:48 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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To: Morgana

what the hell happened to grade school teaching things like arithmetic, English, history, geography.....if one was a super “A” plus student...there might be time to mention sexuality........otherwise NO!!!


25 posted on 08/02/2014 8:52:38 PM PDT by terycarl
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To: Salvation

PING! Just up the road from you.


26 posted on 08/02/2014 9:01:26 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: Tennessee Nana
the mongrels doing this should be shot and put out of their misery..

Let's take condoms and put them on the barrels of our .45s and 12 gauges and march by the school.

27 posted on 08/02/2014 9:04:10 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: A_perfect_lady

Hehe that’s just what I used one for (but a balloon minus the water) in the halls of my junior high school and got suspended for it.


28 posted on 08/03/2014 12:43:51 AM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: Morgana
Look at the demographics. In almost every system where they want to pass out condoms it looks like this:

Gervais races chart
  • Hispanic - 1,653 (67.1%)
  • White alone - 715 (29.0%)
  • Two or more races - 42 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

29 posted on 08/03/2014 4:21:29 AM PDT by raybbr (Obamacare needs a death panel.)
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To: Tennessee Nana
"both are 11 but who gives children condoms ???"

The same freaks who teach them about "fisting" and other deviant sex acts: Obama supporters. The left is truly afflicted by widespread mental illness.

30 posted on 08/03/2014 10:14:34 AM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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