Thursday, October 29, 2020
Oct. 29, 2020

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Letter: Protect children, approve R-90

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In 2018, 7 percent of eighth-graders, 23 percent of 10th-graders, and 51 percent of 12th-graders in Clark County reported that they have had sex. Also, 11 percent of eighth-graders, 17 percent of 10th-graders, and 25 percent of 12th-graders reported being forced into unwanted kissing, sexual touch, or intercourse.

Our youth need the protection that comprehensive sexual health education can provide. Give them medically accurate, age-appropriate information, and teach them how to set and respect boundaries. Make it available in all public schools. Approve R-90 to protect our children.

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