Tennessee Senate: Holding Hands is a “Gateway Sexual Activity”

April 14, 2012 at 2:57 PM 1 comment


Tennessee Senate Approves Bill To Warn Students That Hand-Holding Is A ‘Gateway Sexual Activity’

Like any state legislature dealing with 8 percent unemployment and thousands of its residents facing disenfranchisement, the Tennessee Senate is targeting the menace of underage hand-holding.

Last week, the Senate passed SB 3310, a bill to update the state’s abstinence-based sex education curriculum to define holding hands and kissing as “gateway sexual activities.” Just one senator voted against the legislation; 28 voted in favor.

Uh oh:

And uh oh:

(Photo via flickr user DonnaJW)

How far are the wingnuts going to push this back?  Will being born eventually be labeled as a “gateway to sexual activity?”  Might as well.  That’s how absurd this is getting.


Entry filed under: Dumbed Down, Education, George W. Bush and Co., Religion, Repression, Republicans, Including Wingers & "Moderates", Sex.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. JC for pennies  |  April 15, 2012 at 2:27 PM

    We’ll put those NAMBLA pre-verts out of business, yet!

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