Scott Southworth wants to prosecute educators for teaching young people how to protect their health and lives in the era of AIDS.
Imagine your school district got a letter from the district attorney threatening to arrest and charge teachers for teaching a curriculum approved by the state legislature for contributing to the “delinquency of a minor.” That’s exactly what happened in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin governor Jim Doyle signed the Healthy Youth Act into law, mandating that all sex ed classes be medically-accurate, evidence-based and age-appropriate.
Did a new study about abstinence eduction catch comprehensive sex ed proponents with their pants down?
Wisconsin’s Healthy Youth Act moves beyond committee and prepares for a vote on the senate floor.
A broad coalition of medical and social service groups supports passage of the Healthy Youth Act in Wisconsin. But a minority is using coercive tactics and misinformation to kill a bill that would fund desperately-needed services.
Fighting condoms in high schools, trying to defund Planned Parenthoods, bemoaning birth control being covered by insurers, and trying to excommunicate Catholics. Pro-life Wisconsin and their cohorts have been busy this year. A look at reproductive rights in Wisconsin.
Here comes the new year, same as the old year. It may be 2010 on the calendar, but it looks like a lot of legislators are still replaying 2009 in their sessions. Also, probably the only time you’ll hear me say, “Go, Wisconsin!”
Hunter Stuart traveled to Wisconsin to report on anti-contraception protests at family planning clinics that do not provide abortions… ever. Also watch Hunter’s video report.
In a week that focused us on a war of words, Wisconsin’s primary night continued to underscore consistent themes for the 2008 election; politics as usual won’t work.