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Another Embarrassing Bill


Last updated 4/20/2015 at 8:39am

Transylvania County’s Representative Chris Whitmire has proposed these revisions in the state’s reproductive health education programs. His bill would allow school boards to opt out of the state curriculum and develop a local “values based” program for their students without any requirement that they present scientifically accurate information.

Part two of his bill requires that health and safety teachings describe the “Morning After Pill” as an “abortifacient” (abortion-causing) drug. “This presents misleading young minds [from learning?] that life-ending drugs are co...

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