Petition 81357

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Sex Education (81357-C2-¶161.G)

Amend ¶161.G as follows:  
We recognize that sexuality ...
We recognize the continuing need for full, positive, age-appropriate and factual sex education opportunities for children, young people, and adults.  We advocate sex education programs that encourage fidelity in marriage and premarital abstinence.  The Church offers...

Rationale

While disseminating objective, factual information is important, we cannot support elements in any sex education program that criticize, ridicule or dismiss God’s plan for human sexuality as revealed in Scripture.  Young people should not be encouraged to view premarital sex as a normal and healthy part of life.