PFOX is standing against a federal program directed at
Regina Griggs, who heads Parents and Friends of
ExGays and Gays, tells OneNewsNow her complaint deals with the
Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
"The CDC is putting out website information to promote children
becoming activists in our schools to defend gays, bisexuals and
transgendered students," she details.
She goes on to report that the CDC is using $100,000 in taxpayer
money to fund the program meant to train students to become youth
"So here you have the Centers for Disease Control, who tell us
that youth are the fastest-growing population to contract HIV and
AIDS and at the same time saying we want our schools to become
activists to promote it's normal, natural and healthy," Griggs
accounts. "I think we're sending a message there that is not only
wrong, but dangerous."
Meanwhile, the CDC is not allowing organizations like PFOX to
provide truthful information, including letting young people with
unwanted same-gender attractions know that change is possible.
PFOX has written a letter to the CDC, asking that it provide
website links that are factually-oriented, non-partisan, and free
Some conservative political pundits are surprised, if not
pleased, that Ann Romney is criticizing teachers
unions for standing in the way of education reform.