[Ed. – The idea behind the protest is spot on, but let’s stop dragging our kids out of school to make political points.]
Parents all across the state kept their children home from school on Monday, April 23 to send a message to state legislators about sex education in schools.
The North Carolina Values Coalition organized the #SexEdSitOut to fight what they call “radical, graphic, tax-payer funded, gender-bending sex education.”
In Charlotte, dozens gathered outside of the Government Center in Uptown at 5:00 p.m. for a rally.
The group feels that students are being taught “sexual liberation, deviance, and gender confusion” through sex education programs in school, and they’ve started a petition against the way children are being taught.
The petition has almost 41,000 signatures out of the 50,000 needed and says, in part:
- We will not let our kids be helplessly sexualized in their classrooms.
- We will not accept pornographic material in sex ed.
- We will not stand by and let activists skew education