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Ontario's Big Win for Students: Radical Sex Ed Program to be REPEALED by September

Lianne Laurence : Jul 12, 2018 : LifeSiteNews.com

"The parents of Ontario deserve credit for this. Since election night, we have been demanding the Wynne sex-ed be repealed by September. Thank you Minister Lisa Thompson for listening to the parents." -Tanya Granic Allen, president of Parents As First Educators

(Ontario)— [LifeSiteNews.com] Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives are repealing former Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne's controversial sex-ed curriculum by September. (Photo: via Unsplash)

Education Minister Lisa Thompson told reporters Wednesday Ontario's schools will revert to the 1998 sex-ed curriculum, which was in place before the Liberals rolled out their reviled sex-ed program in 2015 in the face of unprecedented and massive parental backlash.

"The sex-ed component is going to be reverted back to the manner in which it was prior to the changes that were introduced by the Liberal government," Thompson told reporters, as quoted in the Toronto Star.

Thompson said ministry staff are working to let school boards know to revert to the 1998 sex-ed curriculum by the fall, and that her ministry will move swiftly to begin broad consultations with parents on a sex-ed update, reported Canadian Press.

The news came on the first day of a rare summer session Ford's majority government called at Queen's Park just a month after the landslide Tory victory in the general election.

MPPs also elected PC Party Ted Arnott (Wellington-Halton Hills) as speaker. The speech from the throne to officially kick off the new session is scheduled for Thursday.

Tanya Granic Allen, president of parents' rights group Parents As First Educators, was elated at Thompson's announcement.

"The parents of Ontario deserve credit for this", she told LifeSiteNews. "Since election night, we have been demanding the Wynne sex-ed be repealed by September. Thank you Minister Lisa Thompson for listening to the parents."

Campaign Life Coalition, which launched a petition signed by almost 16,000 people to date to repeal the Wynne sex-ed by September, also welcomed the news.

"We are very happy to see the radical sex curriculum repealed," said CLC National President Jim Hughes in a Wednesday press release. "We look forward to the genuine consultations with parents and hope that Wynne's ideological agenda will be scrapped completely."

CLC vice president Jeff Gunnarson echoed the need for proper consultation.

"Wynne had fake consultations with one carefully selected parent representative from a mere 1638 schools answering a vague questionnaire with motherhood statements that everybody would agree with"...

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