Texas Republicans Call For Ban On All Sexual Education

The Texas Tribune reports:

The Texas Republican Party on Saturday voted on two new party platform planks aimed at barring the teaching of sex and sexuality in schools while simultaneously calling on Texas schools to teach the “dignity of the preborn human” and that life begins at fertilization.

One policy proposal called on state lawmakers to prohibit the “teaching, exposure, and/or discussion of sexual matters (mechanics, feelings, orientation or ‘gender identity’ issues),” as well as remove related books or materials from schools. The platform plank also states that students should witness a live ultrasound and watch a “Miracle of Life” type video.”

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