@clarossa who said the book had anything to do with sexual behavior? the
book is about a loving family that happens to have two mothers instead of a
mother and a father.
There is no way that I would allow my child to read this book. I believe the
subject matter is inappropriate for an elementary school child. They are not
ready for such information. When I grew up, I didn't even know about a lot
of sexual behavior and I'm so glad my mother pulled me out of the high
school class so I wouldn't have to listen to it. It is wrong to impose
personal beliefs on others, I think it is fair that the child can check it out
with parent approval, I just wish they hadn't bought the book in the first
@ the truthAre you familiar with the friendship of Jonathan and
David? Saul angry with his son because of his love for David? Many experts and
simple reading of the Bible will inform you. Matthew 8:5-13 The
greek word "pais" was used in ancient greek to denote a same sex partner
or servant. The Centurion had great affection for his "pais" don't
you agree?Matthew 19:10-12 "Born eunuchs" was the term used
to indicate a homosexual man. The term homosexuality was coined in 1869 by
Karl-Maria Kertbeny and Austrian writer. I would like to encourage
you again to go to the "Soulforce" page and read what the Bible says and
doesn't say about this subject.I agree 100% with your statement
" Parents have the absolute right and responsibility to control what their
children see and read".
@Baccus0902None of those scriptures support homosexual behavior or
activityIn fact, Christ gave higher law regarding immorality.
Lusting after anyone, even in your heart, not your spouse is a sin.see Matthew 5:27 and 28And to the contrary, In Matthew 19 Christ
indicates that marriage is not for some in this life.Parents have
the absolute right and responsibility to control what their children see and
read.And communities have the right to make laws for theor
community. That how our constitutuional system works.We the
people of our communities, our states and our country make the laws forour
respective community, state, and country.And if we can influence the
majorty of our representatives that is how law is made.And local
libraries are under no requirement to carry all books, or to make all books
available to children.An individual can not move into a community
and dictate policy and law. Our represetative republic protects us from that,
they only have a singular voice.So if you are an indivudual youo
must live by what majotiy represtation decides, but as saying goes,
you can vote with your feet.
@Robyour right We do have a choice and IT should not be left up to you
what material my child has to seek special permissions to access when the only
harm that you or lucy have presented is it may challenge your religious beliefs.
By all means teach your religious beliefs to your children but do not impose
those "values" on my child.
@ Aunt LucyYou may like to search in the Internet for an
organization call soulforce and read their perspective on this subject based on
the Bible. You mat be surprised of how objective and illuminating. Going back to your post, you wrote "Why am I so scared of same sex
realtionships? Easy, because it's sin" Of course, I disagree with
you in several levels. Love, real love has always been approved by God. II
Samuel 1:26Matthew 8:5-13Matthew 19:10-12I'm sure
you are a good Christian trying to do what is best in your mind and heart.
Unfortunately, judging others is a difficulty that we all face at one time or
As Parents we have a right to say what our children read. It is available for
them to read WITH a parents permission. We also have a right to teach our
children the values we want. If one of my children were gay I would love them
anyway. I already know and am friends with some gay people. I am not intolerant.
But I still have a right to say what my children have access to.
"Mejia said schools cannot limit a student's access to information
simply because some people disagree with a book's viewpoint."Mejia seems to be argueing that there should be no limitations on the
information available to elelmentary school children. I disagree with that view,
there are any number of subjects that are not appropriate for children. The book is available for anyone who wants it, they just have to ask
with parental permission. The ACLU is trying to pretend that this is not an
indoctrination book, that is not true.
@auntlucy Again you and John have the right to believe what ever you wish
but you do not have the right to dictate to others what information they have
the right to access. @johnSo please explain the logic that
could lead you to argue that allowing people to choose for then selves to access
information is indoctrination but restricting access to only the information you
want them to have access to is not.
@georgeI'm not believing what I want. You are. . It's that
attitude that has lead you and others to keep passing man made laws that lead to
social corruption. I'm believie and try to live what God wants. I
didn't write the good book.
This lawsuit is more proof that America is under attack from a vast conspiracy
of left-wing extremists who are determined to destroy traditional marriage.
Indeed, the left now seeks to indoctrinate even elementary students with
anti-family views.It is not enough for the left that this book is
available to any student who has parental approval. The left demands that
schools now violate parental rights by allowing youngsters to go behind their
parent's back by reading material the parent objects to.The
left claims that it wants equal time for its anti-marriage views, but what it
actually demands are rights and privileges that are greater than any other
group. The Davis School District must not give in to this extortion.
@nanny lucy you can believe what you want (no matter how repugnant I
find comparing gays to robbing a bank) but you do not have the right to impose
those views on the rest of the community. No one forces your child to read this
book and you have every right to tell them they are not to read it but you do
not get to decide for me if my kid should read it.
Why am I so scared of same sex realtionships? Easy, because it's sin. No
different than if my son just robbed a bank, I would love him but not approve of
his sinful behavior. You pass a law that makes it legal and expect God fearing
people to automatically ignore what they are deeply believe and then you label
them as hateful when they struggle with the concept. Really!
Parents you should teach correct principles to your children. Family is good. A
family different than yours is equally good, just different.Why are
you so scared of same sex relationships?If you have a homosexual son
or daughter would you like that he/she hides it from you and then dissapear from
your life?Forget that question....I'm afraid of your answer.