Western PA couple demands dismantling of high school Gender and Sexuality Advocacy Club

Photo: Anthony Moretti 7Sept2015

Photo: Anthony Moretti 7Sept2015

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the details.

“I believe there is a reasonable potential that this club will confuse children, ensnare children and corrupt children,” Mrs. Patterson said.

She outlined six points against forming the club, saying that it shows a “lack of principles and standards.”

“This could set a precedent for other risky clubs,” she said.

Mr. Patterson said the district needs to improve its rules for forming clubs and he questioned whether the club affected the moral values of students.

The board voted 6-2 last month to approve the club at the high school …

The decision to form the club is highlighted in this news story.

Full disclosure: The adviser for the club is a former student of mine.

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