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Utah coalition presses governor for veto of sex ed ban

A coalition of parents, educators and public officials is pressing Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert to veto a controversial measure that seeks to ban any form of comprehensive sex education in schools. According to an article in the Salt Lake City Tribute, the group is comprised of the Utah Educators Association,…

Utah Senate passes bill banning contraception education

The Utah Senate on Wednesday passed a bill that would effectively ban comprehensive education about human sexuality, forcing schools to teach abstinence or nothing at all. The measure will now go to the desk of Gov. Gary Herbert (R) to be signed into law. The governor has declined to say…

Utah GOP passes bill to ban contraception in sex ed

A bill passed by Republicans in the Utah House of Representatives would effectively ban comprehensive education about human sexuality, forcing schools to teach abstinence or nothing at all. In all, 45 Republicans voted for state Rep. Bill Wright’s (R) HB363, with 11 Republicans joining the 17 Democrats who opposed it,…

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