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How California rules on teaching about homosexuality threaten religious freedom

September 27, 2011

Hadley Arkes finds it chilling that in California, new regulations require a positive treatment of homosexuality in school curricula. That regulation, he points out, could be applied to private schools, religious schools, and even potentially home schools. If so:

The question then is not mainly about the rights of parents and schools. The question finally is whether there will be freedom to hold back from the moral teaching being planted in the law: Will it still be legitimate in this country to call into moral question the homosexual life?


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  • Posted by: Thomas429 - Oct. 01, 2011 1:46 PM ET USA

    How about no "treatment" of the subject at all? The schools seem to be having trouble teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic. It shouldn't be considered at all.