You know how the old saying goes – “a kid’s gotta fuck.”
Children as young as fifth grade can begin receiving free condoms at Chicago Public Schools (CPS), without their parents’ knowledge, this school year.
“Schools that teach grade 5th and up must maintain a condom availability program. CPS provides guidance regarding the notification to parents and access to condoms by approved school representatives,” the December policy said. “Condoms are provided at no cost by the Chicago Department of Public Health in an ongoing effort to mitigate the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection, and unintended pregnancy among CPS students.”
This means that “all but a dozen, which enroll only younger grades, of the more than 600 CPS schools will have condoms,” the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
“Young people have the right to accurate and clear information to make healthy decision[s],” Kenneth Fox, a pediatrician employed by the school district, told the Chicago newspaper.
However, an anti-child sex trafficking advocate warned that the new policy will sexualize children.
“In Chicago, 5-year-olds are taught masturbation, so now fifth graders need condoms,” Jaco Booyens, an anti-sex trafficking advocate, said recently. “Why? Because they are being hypersexualized. They’re now engaging in activity and conversation way prematurely. There’s not a child on the planet in fifth grade that can make ‘healthy sexual decisions.’”
Lila Rose, president and founder of Live Action, also criticized the new policy.
“Giving condoms to 10-year-olds–who are not psychologically equipped to consent to sex–is perverse,” Rose wrote on Twitter.
It does definitely seem like prepubescent children are being sexualized.
Giving condoms to 10-year-olds–who are not psychologically equipped to consent to sex–is perverse. Showing them how they are used is abusive.
Parents send their children to school to be enriched, not harmed.
Kids deserve far better. @janicejackson https://t.co/rtea6Qo2vd
— Lila Rose (@LilaGraceRose) July 8, 2021