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California school district to force feed Gay Curriculum

posted at 6:31 pm on June 1, 2009 by

Is it any wonder why California is such a train wreck? Bankrupt following decades of Democrat rule controlled by powerful unions,  California is sliding off the cliff into the abyss. Lacking a moral rudder, the so called elites in control of the Department of Education in Alameda have taken the results of Proposition 8 and shoved it right down the throat of it’s voters.

Rick Pedraza (newsmax.com) reports:

Elementary school teachers in Alameda, Calif., will introduce lesson plans to their educational curriculum beginning next year that address gay and lesbian issues, KCBS News in San Francisco reports.

Kindergarten through grade 5 students throughout the county will be exposed to same-sex educational material aimed at promoting tolerance and inclusiveness.

The curriculum –– which will include lessons to introduce students to “LGBT” (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual) issues –– will be designed to discourage bullying and teasing based on gay and lesbian stereotypes. The plan will be implemented despite objections by parents who complain children are too young to be exposed to the material.

Many parents are condemning the lesson plan as sex education in disguise and are angered that they will not be allowed to exempt their children from the lessons. Opponents decry the curriculum plan as an effort to advance the gay, lesbian and transgendered agenda.

Those opposed to sexual orientation lessons for children are so upset they are threatening to sue the school board, ABC News reports. Promoting gay, lesbian and sexual orientation should be a parents’ rights issue, parents say, and is not an appropriate topic for school children.

The Alameda school district’s legal counsel, however, recommended the plan because the curriculum does not deal with health or sex education, which are topics that do require opt-out provisions.

“It was the opinion of our legal counsel that this curriculum was not health or sex education curriculum,” school board president Mike McMahon told CNS New.

“If a student responds that one family in the book is made up of a mother, a father, and two children and a cat, you may acknowledge that some families look like this, but ask students for other examples of what a family can look like.”

School Board Member Trish Spencer, who voted against the plan, said she worries that its implementation could lead to the harassment of students who have religious objections to homosexuality. She cited that bullying due to religion is a bigger problem for the district than bullying based on homosexuality.

Also adamantly opposed to the plan is Randy Thomasson, president of the Campaign for Children and Families.

“This will be done whether parents like it or not, and it shows the hostility against parental rights and traditional family values,” Thomasson, told CNS New.

Last month, the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the voter-approved initiative to make same-sex marriage illegal that passed in November.

The Alameda school board said it will review its decision to implement the curriculum at the end of next year’s school session.

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If you’d like to take a gander at the actual gay lessons plans:

http://www.alameda.k12.ca.us/Lesson%20plans.htm

Sample:

3. Read And Tango Makes Three aloud to students.
After the story is over, ask students what they liked
best about the story. Then the discussion follows:

 How were Roy and Silo like other penguin
couples/parents?
 How were they different?
 Were they a couple?
 Why do you think Roy and Silo built a nest?
 Roy and Silo were both male penguins. Were
they good parents?

Terry_Dyne on June 1, 2009 at 7:29 PM

California school district to force feed Gay Curriculum

I’m thinking of a different analogy that’s also two words that both begin with “f”.

andycanuck on June 1, 2009 at 8:19 PM

andycanuck on June 1, 2009 at 8:19 PM

I’m there with ya!!!

Keemo on June 1, 2009 at 8:31 PM

I think this is the city where the teacher had her kindergarten fill out and sign these LBGT pledge cards. It was all done in crayon. Hahahah! No joke.

Blake on June 1, 2009 at 9:52 PM

This is a key example of indoctrinating the young and distancing them from morality. Not to get religious, but to use a biblical point; we are born free to make choices. Who is insisting that the more ridiculous choices (being gay, gay marriage, abortion, entitlements, win-win theory) need the support of government – vertically delivered via public schools – need a platform?

Why is the public school system the platform for misguided ideals?

Answer: Because most folks wouldn’t buy into it on their own accord.

ericdijon on June 2, 2009 at 1:36 AM

Parochial, military and home school are the only options left in California. Public school is denied to anyone who mainly wants their kids to learn reading, writing and arithmetic. California schools ranked 49th in reading in 2007 on the NAEP. And we have the highest paid union teachers in the nation.

Now they’ll be teach cr*p like this. Once this regimen is implemented statewide I’m sure we’ll be dead last in rankings.

Consanescerion on June 2, 2009 at 4:30 AM

PIMF be teaching

Consanescerion on June 2, 2009 at 4:31 AM

Will they also teach that a family may be made up of a mom, and various children by a variety of different men?

For the tolerance, you know.

I’d say there are probably more families that look like THAT than gay families.

Carin on June 2, 2009 at 7:44 AM

What is being pawned off on our children and grandchildren in public schools is the story that to be homosexual or lesbian is just another normal alternative lifestyle.

Any of you, who have children in public schools, it would behoove you to print out the following and mail it to the principal of your child’s school, with a little note stating:

I don’t know if the students at (name of school) are being indoctrinated that homosexuality is just another normal alternative lifestyle. If you have been, then you should print out the following and have it passed out to your students, as the truth must be told in order to preserve their health and avoid cutting off about 15-20 years of their life span.

LINK

Rovin on June 2, 2009 at 8:10 AM

It is part of law here in CA to teach homosexuality as part of the curriculum. In fact, this law has been in effect for several years. The same law also redefines what ‘male’ and female’ is in CA. It is no longer biological, but the personal (i.e. feelings) assignment of gender. So if a biological male feels that he identifies mostly with women, then they are a woman. They are now free to go into women’s bathrooms, locker rooms, showers, etc because they are a “woman”.

Welcome to the nuthouse that is CA.

Weebork on June 2, 2009 at 10:30 AM

Public schools in the US ARE government indoctrination centers. They are designed to co-opt the parent 100%.

We might be able to keep up with India and China if our schools were not designed to dumb down and indoctrinate while only skimming over the basics of education.

I do not exaggerate when I say almost half of high school grads of today I have witnessed attempt to read, do so on about a fifth grade level.

Goodeye_Closed on June 2, 2009 at 12:24 PM