Utah faith leaders sound off on sex education
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"Denying kids access to this kind of knowledge and information," he said, "is really ignoring life’s realities."
Goldsmith said he can’t speak for all Unitarians, but they generally do not advocate for abstinence before marriage. He said such a stance would be impractical and unrealistic.
"I would hate to think that they were getting married just to explore their own sexuality and sensuality because that might be a great mistake."
Last Sunday, from his pulpit, Goldsmith publicly thanked Herbert for his veto. His congregation burst into applause.
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