Govt sex ed plans ‘undermine parents’, say Peers

Apr 26, 2019 by

from The Christian Institute:

The Government’s Relationships and Sex Education plans undermine parents and must not ‘indoctrinate’ children, say Peers.

The warnings were raised yesterday during a House of Lord’s debate in which several members spoke out in support of parents.

The House of Lords followed the House of Commons in passing the regulations.

Undermining parents

The plans to teach children as young as five about homosexuality and transgenderism met with criticism from some members in the chamber.

During the debate, Lord Curry emphasised that “the responsibility for children’s moral and religious education lies first and foremost with parents”.

He added: “That is not a role that the state should be taking to itself. We in this place should not be cutting across or undermining the influence of parents.”

The Peer also voiced concerns about the ability of teachers with faith convictions to express their own views.

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