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Gov Vows Sex Ed Teachers Won't Be Jailed

But GOP DA still threatens prosecution

(Newser) - The governor of Wisconsin has reassured sex education teachers that they won't be prosecuted after a local Republican district attorney warned they could face charges for contributing to the delinquency of minors. "It's really an unusual argument to make, 'Follow the law and I'll prosecute you,'" Gov. Jim... More »

GOP DA Threatens Sex-Ed Teachers With Jail

Wis. lawman: Classes may contribute to delinquency of a minor

(Newser) - A Republican district attorney in Wisconsin is warning teachers who talk about contraceptives in class that they may be prosecuted for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Juneau County DA Scott Southworth calls a state law establishing a new sex-ed program in schools a "sick and shameful piece... More »

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