Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Public Schools Give Condoms to 14-Year-Olds

By Nathan Harden

Students as young as 14 in Philadelphia will soon have access to unlimited free condoms, courtesy of the city government. And while parents will be able to “opt-out” by sending a letter to their child’s school, administrators have made it clear that they will not monitor or restrict access to the condoms, even for those students whose parents have signed “opt-out” letters.

In other words, if your child attends high school in Philadelphia, then the government has taken control of your 14-year-old’s access to birth control, and there’s nothing you can do about it.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that 22 city high schools will receive large, clear plastic condoms dispensers over the holiday break. The dispensers will be mounted to the wall just inside doorway to the administrative offices of the schools.

The 22 schools targeted for the program reported the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases among students. Free condoms are already available…

Source: The College Fix

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