Friday, March 10, 2006

Pressure to Remove all References to Mom and Dad From Classrooms

'Mom,' 'dad' to be axed from school textbooks?March 9, 2006

A traditional-values organization in California is warning the state's residents that a bill pending in the Legislature, if approved, could remove all references to gender in public schools - threatening even references to "mom" or "dad" in textbooks. If the bill, SB 1437, were to become law, warns the Capitol ResourceInstitute, "it could potentially require gender-neutral bathrooms in our schools and all references to 'husband' and 'wife' or 'mom and dad' removed from school textbooks as the norm." Sponsored by Democratic Sen. Sheila Kuehl - a lesbian actress best known forplaying Zelda in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" in the '60s - the legislationwould add "gender" (actual or perceived) and "sexual orientation" to the law thatprohibits California public schools from having textbooks, teaching materials, instruction or"school-sponsored activities" that reflect adversely upon people based on characteristics likerace, creed and handicap. States Capitol Resource Institute on its website: "The reason this is such an outrageous bill is because it is the most extreme effort thus far to transform ourpublic schools into institutions that disregard all notions of the traditional family unit. SB1437 seeks to eliminate all 'stereotypes' of the traditional family so that young childrenare brainwashed into believing that families with moms and dads are irrelevant. To read entire article: <>

Another demonstration of special interests groups trying to use the schools to educate the kids into the viewpoints they want future voters to have.

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