DAYS OF LOT – San Francisco Schools Consider Giving Pre-Teens Contraception

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A proposal introduced by San Francisco Superintendent Richard Carranza would allow public school nurses and social workers to give condoms to middle school students without parents’ permission.

As it currently stands, condoms have been distributed in city high schools since 1991, with a 1996 amendment allowing parents to opt their children out of the program, according to KTXL. However, the new proposal would prevent parents from having their children excluded, as well as expand the program to reach pre-teens.  FULL REPORT

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