Wisconsin is considering repealing a state law that directspublic schools to teach sex education, the Post Crescent reports. Thetwo-year-old law mandates that schools teach sex ed and that the curriculum becomprehensive, medically accurate and age-appropriate; both abstinence andcontraceptives are emphasized as methods to prevent pregnancies and sexuallytransmitted infections. The Senate passed a new bill that would change thecurriculum to remove discussion of health benefits, side effects and proper useof contraceptives and would require that abstinence be the preferred choice.The bill also would require the curriculum to show the benefits of marriage andbroaden the definition of “medically accurate” information.

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