From the 2006 Gubernatorial Candidate Questionnaire :
Will you support the right of parents to opt out their children from curricula, books, classes, or surveys, which parents consider privacy-invading or offensive to their religion or conscience?
Will you support efforts to raise or lower the mandatory age of education? Why or why not?
SP: No, again,
Will you support funding for abstinence-until-marriage education instead of for explicit sex-education programs, school-based clinics, and the distribution of contraceptives in schools?
SP: Yes, the explicit
In relationship to families, what are
your top three priorities
1. Creating an atmosphere where parents feel welcome to choose the venues of education for their children.
2. Preserving the definition of “marriage” as defined in our constitution.
as a parent in teaching her own children about the values of a "constitutionally protected family," sex & abstinence. She'll be a success as