Jack responds, “I bet it is!”
A school committee in Portland Maine approved a plan this week to begin distributing birth control to students… in sixth grade. And not only is parental consent or notification not required, it’s actually against the law. In fact, once a parent has signed the waiver to allow their child to be treated by the school nurse (you know, for things like paper cuts, skinned knees, etc.) the schools is then able to dispense birth control pills and patches.
Beautiful. How out of touch can a governmental school system be? This would be a great time to start a Catholic or charter school in Portland Maine.
If you can stand it, read more.
My most recent article for the Indianapolis Business Journal dealt (once again) with the infamous Barry Bonds and his record-setting baseball. This time, however, we’re telling the story of Marc Ecko, the fashion-designing baseball fan who purchased the ball for $750,000 and plans to… well, you’ll just have to read the article for that.
But I certainly understand where she’s coming from. Another classic example of great creativity; a must-see.