The Transylvania Times -

Drop HB 596


House Bill 596, sponsored by local representative Chris Whitmire, is contradictory and counterproductive. Whitmire says the bill calls for local school boards to have more control over sex education classes, but the bill prohibits any instruction statewide regarding Plan B, the morning-after pill. The bill calls for sex education to be “based upon scientific research that is peer reviewed and accepted by credentialed experts,” but then Whitmire says the bill increases parental input at the local level, so that a “values based curriculum” can be implemented, even though some people...

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