Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Government...

...claims that it wants your views on its plans to instruct children in sexual relationships from the age of five and homosexual civil partnerships from the age of seven. You have until 4pm on Friday July 24th to give your views. There is a link here for the relevant Govt form. You will find useful information from this Christian group or from this excellent and well-informed group of concerned parents and teachers...

Don't just read the material and say "Ugh! How shocking!!" INSTEAD, PLEASE GIVE YOUR VIEWS ON THE FORM PROVIDED.

This is not something you can afford to ignore. And if you are going to say "Well, I haven't got children, so it doesn't affect me!" then think about the comfortable people in the 19th century who said much the same when Lord Shaftesbury was trying to reform the cruel child-labour laws.

2 comments:

Patricius said...

Dante once said: ''The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of great moral crises maintain their neutrality.''

dillydaydream said...

Unfortunately, having accessed the form, it proves impossible to fill in in a way that criticises the content or extent of the education - all the questions are angled to ensure that you only comment on the clarity of the language in the document. I feel like one of the cattle in a Temple Grandin designed slaughterhouse, being gently and humanely directed to an acceptance of the "inevitable".