As you saw from the video of Representative LaBruzzo of Metairie promoting a program paying women to voluntarily sterilize in my last blog, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is a very progressive organization operating in a region known for its extremely conservative values. I will begin this post by talking about sex education in Louisiana and my meeting with Planned Parenthood Health Educator, Lila Arnaud, before I move into the “Personhood” movement and the vote in Mississippi. This South Park video clip (recommended to me by Ms Arnaud) captured the essence of my sex education in junior high school, but my class lacked any mention of condoms (except to say how often they failed), and we had to repeat an abstinence [...]

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