Middle-Schoolers Given Sex Behavior Survey That's 'Like Porn'

“Honestly and truly. Why not put on a movie for them?”

There are things that are for parents to discuss with their kids on their own timetable, and there are subjects on which parents trust a school to educate their children. More and more, schools are coming in like a wrecking ball and breaking down that wall, destroying that trust in the meantime.

In Cabarrus County, North Carolina, eighth-graders were given a 19-page survey about their sexual behaviors without parents being informed, according to local TV station Channel 9.

“It’s like porn. Honestly and truly. Why not put on a movie for them,” parent Pam Rion said. “Asking them about certain types of intercourse, or the way you’re touching or other people are touching you. That’s not something our educators need to be putting in front of them on a piece of paper.”

Among the questions the children were asked was whether or not they have touched private parts or had vaginal sex. It then asked specifically whom they had “chosen to have oral, anal, or vaginal sex with.”

The school says that parents were given the chance to opt out. Parents should have opted out if faced with this survey, but the fact that they were faced with such a thing is appalling. Why are our public schools asking children these questions?

“We need to protect our kids and these are conversations I should be having with my kid at home,” Rion said. Indeed.

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