We felt compelled to share this disturbing information with our families because we want to encourage you that you are doing a good thing by overseeing your child’s education. When IAHE Action reads articles like the one below, it is a motivator to us about the importance of what we do to protect a parent’s right to direct their child’s education.
The Indiana General Assembly in HB 1005 urges an interim study committee in 2016 to study the following topic: Ways to reduce school sexual misconduct violations and methods of improving the reporting requirements of sexual misconduct violations in schools.
As concerned citizens, we hope they will consider assessing curriculum to ascertain that inappropriate material is not being used in Indiana public schools.
As the Bible reminds us, “Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.” ~ Philippians 4:8 ESV Out of the abundance of the heart, we think, feel, and act.
*WARNING GRAPHIC DESCRIPTIONS FROM PUBLIC SCHOOL CURRICULUM.
Four years ago, Laura Murphy, a mother of four from Fairfax, Virginia, was handed the Toni Morrison book “Beloved” by her son, then a senior at a local public high school. She flipped through the book, reading: “All in their twenties, minus women, f***ing cows, dreaming of rape, thrashing on pallets, rubbing their thighs and waiting for the new girl.”
“I was just blown away,” she said. As Murphy continued to read, she discovered other graphic scenes depicting gang rape and bestiality.
“Both my boys [including her then-sophomore, who had been assigned “Obasan”] had complained for a long time about the books they had been told to read in school. Finally, I sat down to look at them. It was clear why neither one wanted to read their assigned books any more.”
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