Louie Gohmert Says Kids Don’t Need Sex-Ed Because Mankind Existed Without It

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said Monday that sex-ed programs in schools aren’t necessary because “mankind has existed for a pretty long time without anyone ever having to give a sex-ed lesson to anybody,” according to Right Wing Watch

Gohmert digressed from a discussion with radio program WallBuilders Live on “indoctrination” of students in the American education system to comment on public schools’ sex-ed programs — then digressed even further to say those programs remind him of the Soviet Union.

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[h/t Political Wire]


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