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Students Singled Out Before Peers for Belief that Homosexuality is Wrong
AgapePress via AFA ^ | April 19, 2002 | Allie Martin

Posted on 04/19/2002 10:44:06 PM PDT by Buffalo Bob

A school district in California is facing a federal lawsuit after representatives from Planned Parenthood were brought in to address a health class without parental notice.

School administrators at Arcata High School invited guest speakers from Planned Parenthood to address the freshman class. The topic to be covered was sexual education -- but more specifically, "homophobia" and homosexuality.

Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute says what took place during the class amounted to religious-based harassment.

"Planned Parenthood put all the kids in a circle and then they would ask them questions. If they answered the questions correctly, the children got to leave the circle and watch and look and stare at the quote-unquote ‘intolerant’ kids inside the circle," Dacus says.

"Inside the circle, the final question asked of the children was, ‘Do you have religious beliefs that ... homosexuality is a sin and therefore wrong?’ There was [sic] three girls who were left in the middle of the circle feeling very demeaned, very put down."

Dacus says such exercises are all too common in California schools. "These kinds of programs are becoming the norm, not the exception," he says. "They’re becoming much more the rule, and that is why it’s so important to protect our children from this kind of stigmatizing trauma that’s taking place against Christian kids with Christian family backgrounds."

Dacus says the exercise violated both state and federal law when it was performed without prior written parental consent. The parents of at least one Christian student are considering legal action against the school district.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: California
KEYWORDS: educationnews; homeschoollist; homoagenda; homosexualagenda; sasu
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1 posted on 04/19/2002 10:44:06 PM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: Buffalo Bob
May they sue the bastards individually for what they did.
2 posted on 04/19/2002 10:47:09 PM PDT by doug from upland
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To: Buffalo Bob
This absolutely burns me up. I *do* hope legal action is taken by the Christian kiddos.

Shameless homeschool bump

3 posted on 04/19/2002 10:48:00 PM PDT by homeschool mama
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To: Buffalo Bob
School administrators at Arcata High School

Such is life behind the "Redwood Curtain".

4 posted on 04/19/2002 10:48:38 PM PDT by Mike Darancette
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To: Buffalo Bob
Manipulative and intimidating; if it were my child I would take her out of that school if I could. I hope the Christians children understand the difference between homosexual tendencies and homosexual acts, only the latter being sinful.
5 posted on 04/19/2002 10:49:35 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: doug from upland

6 posted on 04/19/2002 10:51:51 PM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: Aliska
Don't take them out. Sue them until they can't see straight.
7 posted on 04/19/2002 10:51:55 PM PDT by Reactionary
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To: Reactionary
Musical chairs are out because they don't like to hurt the feelings of the losers but insensitive games are in. And the lawyers take all.
8 posted on 04/19/2002 10:54:07 PM PDT by Aliska
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To: doug from upland
Let's face it -- The NEA's public schools have become a Church for the advocacy of Homosexuality as its religion. Sex IS its "holy" sacrament -- and d@mn the objection of parents. Period.

Thank you Dubya for obscenely rewarding the NEA and public schools for this type of "education" with further funding.

9 posted on 04/19/2002 11:04:36 PM PDT by F16Fighter
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To: *Homosexual Agenda;*Education News

10 posted on 04/19/2002 11:18:06 PM PDT by Libertarianize the GOP
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To: Buffalo Bob
Life Imitates the Onion:

SAN FRANCISCO—Spokespersons for the National Gay & Lesbian Recruitment Task Force announced Monday that more than 288,000 straights have been converted to homosexuality since Jan. 1, 1998, putting the group well on pace to reach its goal of 350,000 conversions by the end of the year.

"Thanks to the tireless efforts of our missionaries nationwide, in the first seven months of 1998, nearly 300,000 heterosexuals were ensnared in the Pink Triangle," said NGLRTF co-director Patricia Emmonds. "Clearly, the activist homosexual lobby is winning." Emmonds credited much of the recruiting success to the gay lobby's infiltration of America's public schools, where programs promoting the homosexual lifestyle are regularly presented to children as young as 5.

Above: Lansing, MI, fifth-grade teacher Margaret Gerhardt. Gerhardt's is one of countless elementary-school classes across the U.S. in which the homosexual agenda and lifestyle are actively promoted.

"It's crucial that we reach these kids while they're still young," Emmonds said. "That's when they're most vulnerable to our message of sexual promiscuity and deviance."

"When I grow up, I want to be gay," said Christopher Linn, 8, a second-grader at Philadelphia's Lakeside Elementary School, one of thousands of public schools nationwide that actively promote the homosexual agenda. "I don't want to have a family or go to church."

"Straight people don't have any fun," said Teddy Nance, 11, after watching Breeders Are Boring!, an anti-heterosexual filmstrip, in his fifth-grade class at Crestwood Elementary School in Roanoke, VA. "Gay people get to do whatever they want."

In addition to school programs that target youths, the NGLRTF launched a $630 million advertising campaign this year in an effort to convert adults to homosexuality. The campaign, which features TV and radio spots, as well as print advertising in major national magazines, has helped convince thousands of people to leave their spouses and families for a life of self-gratification and irresponsibility.

"The gay lifestyle is for me," said James Miller, an Oklahoma City father of four who recently moved to Provincetown, MA, to pursue a career in bath-house management. "When I was a family man, I constantly had to worry about things like taking the kids to Little League practice, paying for their braces, and remembering my wife's birthday. But now that I'm gay, I'm finally free to focus all my energy on having non-stop, mind-blowing anal sex."

Though Emmonds said gays have been tremendously successful in tearing at the fabric of society and subverting basic decency, she stressed that their work is far from over.

"For all the progress we've made, America is still overwhelmingly heterosexual," said Emmonds, who is calling for an additional $2.6 billion in federal aid to further the gay agenda. "If we are to insidiously penetrate American society, as we constantly do each other's orifices, we need more money and resources. Without such help, this country will remain the domain of decent, moral, God-fearing Christians. And that would be a sin."

11 posted on 04/19/2002 11:59:35 PM PDT by friendly
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To: Buffalo Bob

Is this a pink shark or a predatory pecker?

12 posted on 04/20/2002 12:03:06 AM PDT by tophat9000
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To: Buffalo Bob
I hope some upstanding lawyer steps forward to sue the pants off both groups!
13 posted on 04/20/2002 12:06:36 AM PDT by brat
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To: Buffalo Bob
What's PP up to, advocating homosexuality as a new form of birth control? Are they still getting tax money?
14 posted on 04/20/2002 12:13:30 AM PDT by breakem
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To: breakem
PP's mission is to spread evil throughout the world. If it's not murdering babies, it homosexual indocrination. It's all the same crap, it's all part of the New Butt Order (NBO).
15 posted on 04/20/2002 12:17:58 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: breakem
What's PP up to, advocating homosexuality as a new form of birth control?

If that's the case, it ain't working as "Fox And Friends" reports that Rosie O'Doughnut's "girlfriend" is pregnant. "Mancow" asked if Rosie is sure it's her's.

16 posted on 04/20/2002 12:19:09 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
LOL!


17 posted on 04/20/2002 12:32:37 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: doug from upland
May they sue the bastards individually for what they did.

Yup. The only way to stop these people is to DESTROY some of the individuals, to literally ruin their lives through lawsuits. Only then will the evil ones back off, because nothing matters more to them in the end than the idea of losing their cash.

18 posted on 04/20/2002 12:36:45 AM PDT by Timesink
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To: Buffalo Bob
It doesn't suprise me... Nothing that happens in government schools would suprise me today, except if they actaully taught "reading, writing, and `rithmatic."

A few weeks ago, at a grade school in KCMO, someone had lost a $5 bill. The teachers decided to strip search these children! One male and one female teacher were involved. The female teacher was given early retirement (she would have retired at the end of the school year), and the mail teacher is still on paid leave... There has been NO punative action taken against either teacher!

Mark

19 posted on 04/20/2002 12:44:05 AM PDT by MarkL
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To: Mike Darancette
Wasn't it Arcata where the local Green ticket was elected, but the Greens were embarrassed to have won because they admitted they didn't have a clue how to govern the town and didn't expect to win? Arcata is home of Humboldt State U, where a major in tree-hugging is offered. Probably.
20 posted on 04/20/2002 12:47:27 AM PDT by PoisedWoman
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To: Buffalo Bob
The Communist Chinese used to use this exact technique all the time.
21 posted on 04/20/2002 12:49:24 AM PDT by Travis McGee
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To: Buffalo Bob
Indoctrination technique, through humiliation. Put me on the jury! I'll bankrupt the state and the agencies involved. I would do the same if the state did the opposite. It's a question of principle. The state should not be using indoctrination techniques on young children either for or against religious beliefs.
22 posted on 04/20/2002 12:58:00 AM PDT by monkeyshine
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To: Buffalo Bob
"Planned Parenthood put all the kids in a circle and then they would ask them questions. If they answered the questions correctly, the children got to leave the circle and watch and look and stare at the quote-unquote ‘intolerant’ kids inside the circle," Dacus says.

"Inside the circle, the final question asked of the children was, ‘Do you have religious beliefs that ... homosexuality is a sin and therefore wrong?’ There was [sic] three girls who were left in the middle of the circle feeling very demeaned, very put down."

This is something I have been predicting for many years now. "Tolerance" for homosexuality would be redefined as ostracism and demeaning of those who don't believe that it is wrong, sinful, unnatural, or any combination of the three.

Go get 'em, Brad!

24 posted on 04/20/2002 1:01:36 AM PDT by L.N. Smithee
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To: PoisedWoman
Arcata is home of Humboldt State U, where a major in tree-hugging is offered.

Top school in CA for Forestry Major. Back in the early 90's student housing was so bad students were living in caves and trees.

Visiting the campus is like a time warp back to 1968 Berkeley. That said, the people there are just great.

25 posted on 04/20/2002 1:31:29 AM PDT by Mike Darancette
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To: Mike Darancette
Back in the early 90's student housing was so bad students were living in caves and trees.

LOL. I didn't know that. I drove thru in '94 and liked Trinidad so much I actually looked for an apartment....ended up in Mendocino instead for a couple of years. Love those redwoods.

26 posted on 04/20/2002 1:38:46 AM PDT by PoisedWoman
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To: Buffalo Bob
"Inside the circle, the final question asked of the children was, ‘Do you have religious beliefs that ... homosexuality is a sin and therefore wrong?’ There was [sic] three girls who were left in the middle of the circle feeling very demeaned, very put down."

Of course it could also be an opportunity for some spunky kid to do an in-your-face to the liberal-bigots. What in h*ll should "Planned Parenthood," if true to its name, have to do with homosexuality. No amount of planning can enable a person to become a parent via sexual acts with another of the same gender.

27 posted on 04/20/2002 1:39:58 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Travis McGee
Used to? Don't they still do it?
28 posted on 04/20/2002 1:41:08 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck
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To: Travis McGee
Can you remember the name of the technique? Escapes me now. Delphi?
29 posted on 04/20/2002 1:54:45 AM PDT by dasboot
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To: Buffalo Bob
This is how public schools operate nowadays. They use the same brain washing techniques the Germans and Communists used -- squeal on your family members and your classmates so your family has a file with Social Services, knock down religious beliefs by belittling them, indoctrinate students with all sorts of radical ideas, densensitize children to aberrant lifestyles(perverted sexual practices (MA is great for this with their "Fisting" curriculum), the acceptance of homosexuality as a viable lifestyle, extreme environmentalism, radical feminism, political correctness, multiculturism, etc.) I think all this is being done because we are going to live in a global economy with a one-world government and we all have to learn to get along, doncha know. Is it a wonder why James Dobson and Laura Schlessinger tell parents to pull kids out of these "schools"?
31 posted on 04/20/2002 4:21:05 AM PDT by ladylib
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To: Buffalo Bob
What's even sadder is that only 3 people were left in the middle of that circle. California is nearly a lost cause if the land and sites weren't so beautiful.
32 posted on 04/20/2002 4:24:14 AM PDT by glory
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To: Buffalo Bob
One reason I won't give a dime to United Way is because Planned Parenthood strongly advocates abortion.
Now Planned Parenthood has taken to terrorizing kids with the homo agenda.
This organization needs to be put in deep bankruptcy.
33 posted on 04/20/2002 4:40:25 AM PDT by jla
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To: friendly
SAN FRANCISCO—Spokespersons for the National Gay & Lesbian Recruitment Task Force announced Monday that more than 288,000 straights have been converted to homosexuality since Jan. 1, 1998, putting the group well on pace to reach its goal of 350,000 conversions by the end of the year.

EXCELLENT!

34 posted on 04/20/2002 4:57:03 AM PDT by Caipirabob
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To: Buffalo Bob
Teach your children to refuse to participate in these "exercises."

A trip to the principal's office, requireing a call to the aprents, opens the door to any action you want to take.

35 posted on 04/20/2002 5:55:50 AM PDT by 1stMarylandRegiment
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To: Buffalo Bob
After reading the title of the article, my first thought was I am surprised there are any children, especially teens, who would stand up and say homosexuality is wrong.

HATS OFF TOO THE KIDS WHO DO!!!

Becky

36 posted on 04/20/2002 6:06:26 AM PDT by PayNoAttentionManBehindCurtain
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How many more felt as those girls did but were too intimidated to defend the truth?

God have mercy on these public school perverts, for we will have none!

37 posted on 04/20/2002 8:00:55 AM PDT by Loyalist
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To: Buffalo Bob
This is nothing more than anti-Christian persecution of Christians put on by the anti-Christ leftist socialists that brainwash our children on a daily basis! Every Christian organization in the nation ought to join in a class action law suit against these leftist persecutors of our children!
38 posted on 04/20/2002 8:17:09 AM PDT by Walkin Man
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To: F16Fighter
"Thank you Dubya for obscenely rewarding the NEA and public schools for this type of "education" with further funding."

You mean the 8 billion Kennedy/NEA Consolidation of Power Act??
39 posted on 04/20/2002 8:26:23 AM PDT by conserve-it
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To: Buffalo Bob
This is tantamount to institutionalized terrorism!! Sue them take their money, wreck their credit...hell, wreck their evil lives !!!!
40 posted on 04/20/2002 8:30:30 AM PDT by conserve-it
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To: Aliska
I hope the Christians children understand the difference between homosexual tendencies and homosexual acts, only the latter being sinful.

Very well said.

What really burns me is that you don't neccessarily have to be of "religious belief", to know that homosexuality is not natural, is perverted, ect....( fill in the blank).

These homo-nazis are trying to manipulate and intimidate these kids into believing it's "because of your religion you think this way, so therefore you must be intolerant". Making them sit in a circle to be ridiculed is not only cruel, but beyond an abomination. It doesn't have to take a fundemental belief in God to know or realize that it is sick and perverted behaviour. God reinforces that belief.

These people should be took out back and "dealt" with. But first, sue the hell out of them.

41 posted on 04/20/2002 8:35:51 AM PDT by kstewskis
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To: breakem
Planned Parenthood's idea of birth control = no births for wahtever reason. Eugenics and population control are their aim. Yes, 1/3 of their income comes from us through government grants. Another 1/3 comes from their abortion fees. Read the Ryan Report at Stopp Inernational a division of American Life League @www.all.org
42 posted on 04/20/2002 9:38:35 AM PDT by victim soul
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To: Freee-dame
"Trends in Education" bump. Anything like this rear it's head in MD?
43 posted on 04/20/2002 9:39:19 AM PDT by Travis McGee
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To: kstewskis
Essentially its a power grab over the minds of the young. It is powerful women, in this case, well-funded by men, who think they are wiser than Solomon. They seem to be a very arrogant bunch (Planned Parenthood) hell-bent on undermining what is left of the family in this country. The schools have no business being involved in any way with PP. When problems arise, students should be referred to the medical profession and let it go from there.

Your observation about it not just being a Christian thing is a good one, too.

It's funny. When I was in school (before college) it was a nonissue. There was a rumor (which later proved to be fact) that one young man was homosexual. It was certainly an oddity, something undesirable, but no way did I feel an eruption of feelings of violence toward the person. I do think some elements of the religious right have stirred the passions of certain individuals, not outright inciting violence, but providing a climate for it to manifest itself.

What does PP have to do with homosexuality anyway since it doesn't involve reproduction except by recruiting.

44 posted on 04/20/2002 9:45:17 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: Buffalo Bob
One added note. It is odd that there were no boys in the circle.
45 posted on 04/20/2002 9:47:17 AM PDT by Aliska
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To: Buffalo Bob
Where to begin ... hmmm, WHO'S intolerant? What ever happened to "self esteem" building? Oh I see, that ONLY applies when it suits the EVIL agenda of liberals.

"Dacus says the exercise violated both state and federal law when it was performed without prior written parental consent. The parents of at least one Christian student are considering legal action against the school district."

GOOD GRIEF! SUE these people. Take away their voice through BANRUPTING THEM.

46 posted on 04/20/2002 9:50:49 AM PDT by nmh
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To: Carry_Okie, erizona;hsmomx3;larryjohnson; KentuckyWoman; MHGinTN; carolina; joathome; THEUPMAN...
ping
47 posted on 04/20/2002 9:57:40 AM PDT by madfly
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To: ladylib
"I think all this is being done because we are going to live in a global economy with a one-world government and we all have to learn to get along, doncha know. "

Yes, we are working towards a one world government. What stands in the way of the U.S. is our Constitution. That too is being eroded away through redefining it as an "evolving document" or a "living breathing document". So little by little that is becoming less of a barrier.

More importantly, the Bible predicts this - one world government. It also fortells that we will be like the times of Noah. It was violent and unnatrual behaviour ruled supreme. The paradox is this for Christians, as the "world" becomes a more deadly place to live, spiritually and otherwise the closer is His second coming.

48 posted on 04/20/2002 10:11:28 AM PDT by nmh
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To: Buffalo Bob
Homosexuality has exactly what to do with Parenthood?

This group is out of control.

49 posted on 04/20/2002 10:13:48 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Aliska
I would have been inside the circle, proudly, extending my middle finger at the pillow-biting tumblebunnies.
50 posted on 04/20/2002 10:15:10 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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