Re: [Provocateurs] Elizabeth Smart blames abstinence-only education

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Sent on: Monday, May 20, 2013 6:33 PM
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--- On Wed, 5/15/13, Steve J <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Steve J <[address removed]>
Subject: Re: [Provocateurs] Elizabeth Smart blames abstinence-only education
To: [address removed]
Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 3:07 PM

aaargh.....this topic really pisses me off.
Should you ever meet an abstinence only "educator", send em my way


On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Steve Jensen <[address removed]> wrote:
"They" are the proselytizers of abstinence only education and they
compare a woman who has had sexual intercourse with a chewed piece of
gum. Would you want to chew on the same piece of gum other guys
have "chewed" on? No, of course not, therefore woman who have had sex
are no longer pure and are therefore worthless. Not the first time I've
heard this disgusting and dehumanizing approach to sex "education".
Girls who take these courses are far more likely to contract am STD
through anal and oral sex (no condoms).
These fuckers should be banned from any public school.
.
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From: Anna Smith
Sent: 5/15/2013 9:13 AM
To: [address removed]
Subject: Re: [Provocateurs] Elizabeth Smart blames abstinence-only
education


Who is "they"? I have never in my life heard a comparison to a stick
of gum, or any other metaphor even close to that. In any case, I'm
sure she is trying to find ways to justify not escaping in her own
mind. It must be terrible guilt to have to deal with.


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On Mon, May 13,[masked]:43 AM CDT Lynne wrote:

>I was watching the Melissa Harris-Perry Show today, and they showed a recent clip of Elizabeth Smart talking about abstinence education. In case you don't remember, she was the teenager kidnapped and raped for months. She was talking about how they teach that a girl is like a stick of gum and sex is being chewed/used and if you are used too many times, no one will want you. So she thought what is the point of trying to escape....she felt worthless. I knew AO was wrong for being ineffective, but I had no idea how truely evil it could be. What a horrible thing to say to girls, and what a terrible message to send to boys about the worth of girls/women.
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