Here’s a story I love. A school in Oregon has voted to allow teachers to hand out condoms to students starting in the 6th grade, in response to a rash of pregnancies over the last couple years. Good. Study after study shows that access to birth control reduces pregnancy.
A school district in Marion County has decided to allow some teachers to make condoms available to students as young as sixth-graders.
Gervais is a town of about 2,500 people north of Salem, near Woodburn. Superintendent Rick Hensel said he and the board are concerned about teen pregnancy because nine students got pregnant this year, including one middle-school girl.
That added up to about 5 percent of the girls in grades six through 12 in the small school district.
And you know who should be the first ones to support this policy? Those who are anti-abortion. But they won’t. They’ll scream about how horrible it is. Because their goal is not to reduce abortion, it’s to control female sexuality.
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