SIECUS: Sex Information & Education Council of the U.S.
by Diane Dew
quoting the organization's own publications
What is SIECUS?
The organization describes itself as "a national, nonprofit organization which affirms that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of living. Incorporated in 1964, SIECUS develops, collects, and disseminates information, promotes comprehensive education about sexuality, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices." (SIECUS web site: www.siecus.org)
SIECUS advocates abortion, masturbation, and homosexuality, and actively promotes its agenda in the classroom, usurping parental control and undermining the family unit.
How does SIECUS promote its values?
SIECUS promotes its beliefs by infiltrating the educational system, including elementary and secondary schools, with its agenda. The organization's web site, at www.siecus.com, states: "A comprehensive sexuality program will respect the diversity of values and beliefs represented in the community..."
What does SIECUS believe?
According to the organization's own web site, SIECUS holds the following positions on major sexuality issues:
On Parental Involvement
SIECUS usurps the role of parents in sex education, and approves of providing adolescents with contraceptives, without parental knowledge, according to statements at its web site:
SIECUS is partial to homosexuality and believes it should be legally protected as a civil right. Consider the following Position Statements of SIECUS regarding sexuality and religion, posted at its web site:
SIECUS believes abortion is a "right" of women:
SIECUS defends pornography, according to statements posted at its web site:
SIECUS promotes the use of masturbation, according to statements posted at its web site:
The late Mary S. Calderone, M.D., M.P.H., co-founder and president of SIECUS for many years, previously was former medical director of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the largest abortion provider in the world. "What Margaret Sanger did for birth control and Rachel Carson for the environment, Dr. Calderone has done for sex education," wrote People Magazine.
To voice your disapproval of SIECUS' positions on these issues, contact:
SIECUS (Sex Information & Education Council of
130 West 42nd Street, Suite 350
New York, NY 10036-7802
To contact those foundations and corporations funding SIECUS' efforts,
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