CALL TO ACTION – Healthy Youth Sex Education Bill – contact your state legislators
UPDATE: THIS BILL HAS PASSED THE SENATE BUT STILL WE NEED THE HOUSE TO
Please send an email or make a phone call to your State House Representative and ask them to support this bill. Cape and Islands legislators contact here. If you don’t know who your state rep is check here. Find your legislator’s contact information here.
Please leave a comment here on this post or email us if you get an answer from your legislator, we are keeping track of responses, it helps us identify who needs more contact.
ABOUT THIS BILL:
The bill stipulates that public schools teach sexual education in a medically-accurate, LGBTQ-inclusive way.
Full text of bill below (also available by PDF here.)
Planned Parenthood Advocacy has a about why we need this bill, including this clip:
An Act Relative to Healthy Youth ensures that a Massachusetts school electing to teach sex education uses a curriculum that’s medically accurate, age-appropriate, and truly comprehensive. A comprehensive sex education curriculum teaches students about the benefits of abstinence and delaying sex, building healthy relationships, consent, gender identity and sexual orientation, effective contraceptive use, and the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). read more here
Please take action! It’s easy. And when you contact your state rep, remember they work for you, and you can always support his/her opponent.
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It’s all about education, the more they know, the more they have the tools to make the right decisions.