Parents across the country have had enough of the super offensive, highly graphic sex education their children are being taught in public school and they are letting their voices be heard.
How are they fighting back?
By organizing a large scale protest by yanking their children out of school.
The Washington Times is reporting:
Parents are pulling their children out of public schools for a day to protest sex education that they say has become graphic, hedonistic and ideological under the influence of pro-choice and gay rights groups.
The Sex Ed Sit Out started with parents in Charlotte, North Carolina, and has spread to nearly a dozen other cities in three countries. The April 23 protest is a grass-roots effort spearheaded by mothers who said they are disturbed by the “pornographic” content that has made its way into the classroom.
Elizabeth Johnston, a social conservative activist who blogs under the name Activist Mommy, is one of the protest’s organizers. She said most parents wouldn’t “stand for the kind of graphic, gender-bending sex ed” that schools are teaching.
“Most parents do not know this is taking place in schools,” Ms. Johnston said. “The wool is completely being pulled over their eyes, and sometimes when parents catch on and start inquiring, bureaucrats are using deceptive means of not informing them what is being taught.”
Aside from the demonstration in Charlotte, additional protests are being planned in Bloomington, Indiana; Austin and San Antonio, Texas; Spokane, Washington, Martinsburg, West Virginia; Sacramento, California.
The movement seems to be going international as parents are planning similar events in Australia and British Columbia.
Part of the problem with sexual education in public schools is that it is mandatory, forcing kids to learn about things that may undermine the worldview their parents are teaching them about at home with no way to opt out.
This is an area that parents need to have direct control over, which is hard to do when school is funded and run by the government. Control of public education needs to be stripped from the federal level and restored to the local level where parents can more readily be involved in what is being taught to their children.