How ridiculous has the “ban” on “taxpayer funding” of abortions become? In Arizona, a new law would force school teachers to discuss adoption as the only “right” solution when it comes to teen pregnancy.
If they mention abortion, supporters argue, well, that would be taxpayer support of abortion.
Via Arizona Public Media:
SB 1009 would require schools to talk about adoption as the preferred alternative to abortion when the issue comes up in the sexual education curriculum. The Arizona Catholic Conference is among the supporters.
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“It ensures that taxpayers do not subsidize abortion propaganda in schools,” said Ron Johnson, Arizona Catholic Conference executive director. “We’ve seen this type of bill become law in states like Missouri and North Dakota. We believe it’s a good bill.”
Nothing like a government gag rule in the name of religious freedom.