I’d like to share my opinion about having contraceptives available to 11-year-old students. What was the Portland School Committee thinking? That area is for parents to deal with, not teachers or counselors.

Why would anyone want to promote sex for 11-year-olds? Doesn’t Maine have laws making it a crime to have sex with girls under a certain age? Is the school board promoting breaking the law? If so, are they willing to go to jail as an accessory when someone gets caught having sex with a little 11-year-old girl?

What happens if that child gets pregnant? Is the school going to open an abortion clinic?

Where will it stop?

It shouldn’t have begun in the first place.

Mark Kindlimann, Lisbon


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