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Capitol Daily Video: abstinence-only education

Tweet Rep. Bill Wright’s proposal to limit sex education in public schools to an abstinence-only curriculum passed the Senate today 19-10-0. HB 363 will now go to the governor for his signature. Watch this video report to learn more about … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Memo: Forcing STDs on children? Really?

Tweet The House floor debate on HB 363 last week took an unfortunate turn toward fear-mongering and hyperbole. The bill, run by Representative Bill Wright, R-Holden, would allow school districts to either teach abstinence-only sex education or completely forego sex … Continue reading

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Capitol Daily Memo: When it comes to sex ed, why promote an inferior standard?

Tweet Here are a few thoughts in light of the House Education Committee’s favorable 8-7 vote on HB 363 today, a bill that would require abstinence education in public schools: The current debate in Utah regarding how much and what … Continue reading

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