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CAPE COD, MA (NBC) - From Cape Cod, Massachusetts, condoms are now being offered to elementary students. Any student who wants one, no matter the age. Parents are not being given a say, and are not on board with the policy.
Condoms and kids. They're going together younger than ever at a Provincetown Elementary School, which goes from 6th grade right down to Pre-K.
Under a new policy, condoms are available for any student who asks, at any age.
Originally posted by EmperorZeno
Well they couldn't even use them so maybe it's more of an educational thing. Like you could take it home and ask your parents about it, and learn about safe sex. Other than that, I can't think of any other reason.
Originally posted by JohnPhoenix
What is going to happen when the girl gets pregnant and the boy say, Mom, I go my girlfriend pregnant, and the Mom says What!? Where did you get the condom and the idea to think it was at 13 years of age it was o.k. to have sex?
Originally posted by Night Star
Many parents probably didn't show up for the meeting because they had to work to make ends meet.
This is Nuts. This is not the schools place, it is the parents. If the parent is a bad parent, they need counseling to learn how to talk to their kids
Those are the times you ask the boss to leave an hour or 2 early, and ask to make up the time. Not everyone can do this, granted, but, part of being a parent is being involved, even at the school level. If you can't take the time to wonder what is happening at a school system, then don't have kids!
Originally posted by Blanca Rose
... but the parents, of whom none showed up, could have stopped this by attending a meeting.