*sigh* why didn't heed that warning. gah, well, i'm not wading through them again here, but a fair number seem to be riffing in this tit-bit from the article itself...
Margaret Morrissey, founder of campaign group Parents Outloud, said: ‘These are adult issues and we should leave it until children are older or until they ask.[Citation Needed]
‘The problem is we are overloading our children with issues that they should not have to consider at a young age. PSHE is already overloaded with other issues.
‘We have given them sex education and teenage pregnancies have risen year on year.
‘We have told children about drugs education and we have a serious problem with drugs. We have told them about drinking and cigarettes and we have more children with alcohol problems and smoking.’
and i mean a proper one, not just some ad hoc ergo propter hoc bollocks.
...also, even following that logic, does she think teaching children about trans issues will make more of then trans? 'bout as likely as teaching them about disability rights making them paraplegic.
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