A sex education program from Planned Parenthood is on hold after hundreds of parents in a North Carolina school district complained.  The 10-day “Get Real” program was set to begin at nine Cumberland County middle schools this month. Parents voiced concern with the wording of the course which included discussions about LGBTQ issues like sexual preference, and demonstrations of how to

use a condom, according to WRAL. “I don’t need somebody else teaching my kids, as they put it in there, ‘the myths and facts about your sexuality.’ That’s something the parents need to do,” parent Nick Quello told WRAL.  “I just don’t think that’s appropriate for a 12-year-old, whether it be a boy or a girl, to be teaching them that,” he continued. Shirley Johnson, the director of health services for Cumberland County Schools says the course is optional. READ MORE