Friday, January 30, 2015

Age of consent, anyone?: Wynne teams up with 13-year-old girls to promote early sex-ed in Ontario

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne promotes the province's explicit sex ed revamp
at a press conference January 26 with 13-year-olds Lia Valente and Tessa Hill.
TORONTO, January 30, 2015 ( -- Premier Kathleen Wynne’s use of two 13-year-old girls to promote her new sex-education program is both “bizarre” and “manipulative,” according to parents’ rights and pro-life leaders.

At a press conference Monday the premier appeared with the two brightly-made-up elementary school girls to promote the new sex education curriculum expected to be released to the public this spring.

The girls also presented Wynne with a petition asking her to include “the topic of consent”—as in consenting to sexual intimacy—in the new curriculum. This, their petition explained, was necessary to fight the “rape culture” that “we live in.”

But the effect of such subject matter coming out of the mouths of youngsters was “bizarre” according to Toronto Sun columnist Joe Warmington. “It’s just not every day you see any political leader being lobbied by 13-year-olds, let alone on the subject of sex.”  (more...)

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