In argument we attack and defend on the basis of positions we know and hold. Conversations are determined by questions in which we inquire also about what we don’t, and can entertain the new, says Martin Marty. Nowhere is such an approach needed more than in the vociferously contested debate about sexuality.
A disagreement has broken out between equalities, education and children's groups and Government minister Ed Balls over the Children, Schools and Families Bill’s amendments concerning Personal, Social and Health Education.
The Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing has called on the US administration to end federal funding for abstinence-only programmess and commit to comprehensive sexuality education.