Sunday, May 1, 2011

Bishops hit state aid for sex-ed website run by AIDS Action Committee

Criticize content, use of $100k grant

April 30, 2011|Associated Press
The four Catholic bishops in Massachusetts are calling on the state to eliminate funding for a sex education website for teens that critics say uses graphic language to describe sex acts and downplays the physical and emotional risks of abortion.
In a statement released yesterday by the Massachusetts Catholic Conference, Cardinal Sean O’Malley of the Boston Archdiocese and bishops George Coleman of the Fall River Diocese, Timothy McDonnell of the Springfield Diocese, and Robert McManus of the Worcester Diocese urged the state to eliminate a $100,000 grant that funds, which is maintained by the independent AIDS Action Committee. The bishops also asked that the website be taken down.

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