• Petitioned Government of Canada

This petition was delivered to:

James Moore, Canadian Heritage Minister
Government of Canada
Luc Fournier, Acting Director
The Canada Science and Technology Museum
Denise Amyot, President and CEO
The Canada Science and Technology Museum

Please Cancel the Taxpayer-Funded "SEX: A Tell-all Exhibition" Sex Show For Kids!

    1. Danny Vanderbyl
    2. Petition by

      Danny Vanderbyl

      Winnipeg, Canada

 

Children have the right to innocence and parents have a right to educate their children according to their beliefs. The show projects moral views which are unrelated to the scientific mandate of the museum. This show has proven unworthy of being taxpayer funded (80% funded by the Government of Canada.). These tax dollars would be better spent helping parents educate their kids and also perhaps for enhancing age-appropriate in-school education on anatomy, and sexual function.

 

We do not object to teaching children about their bodies; on the contrary, we believe that children should be educated about not only the physical and physiological aspects, but also, in context, the emotional and spiritual dimensions of the same.

 

Moreover, we object to the graphic nature of the show.  The fact that a "how to masturbate" animation was included is just one example of what we see as telling of the lack of judgment of the curator, and perhaps the lack of critical oversight this show received for a show presented to such an impressionable audience.  We have found that this show ultimately attempts to, in the guise of sex education, foist upon children a worldview which is neither healthy nor in line with the values held by the majority of Canadian society.

These views have been reflected in a recent statement by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada (IMFC).  See http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/cancel-ottawa-museums-sex-exhibition-says-canadian-marriage-and-family-orga

Thank you for taking the time to consider our concerns and we urge you to do your part in cancelling this show immediately.

 

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Here's another great article from the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada!

      Danny Vanderbyl
      Petition Organizer

      Don Hutchinson of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada says, half in jest, “Rise up, frightened prudes of the world, before it’s too late!” I don't think it's at all prudish to allow some sensitivity when it comes to matters of sexuality; restraint is not ignorance!

    2. Reached 100 signatures
    3. Another great article on a Canoe.ca Blog by Anthony Furey of Canoe.ca

      Danny Vanderbyl
      Petition Organizer

      Article "COLUMN: Furey – Your tax dollars are funding a graphic sex show developed for 12 year-olds" on Canoe.ca

    4. A great article!

      Danny Vanderbyl
      Petition Organizer

      ‘Cancel Ottawa museum’s sex exhibition’ says Canadian marriage and family organization - Article on LifeSiteNews

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    • cheryl gauthier VANCOUVER, CANADA
      • about 2 years ago

      to oppose evil

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    • Tanya Zaleski BROSSARD, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      Taxpayer dollars should not be going towards the encouragement of sexual experimentation. This is contrary to Canadian morality on the whole. Poor judgement has been shown on the part of the curator, and this exhibit should be pulled.

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    • Leah Larocque BEARDSLEY, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      If Trudeau proposed to keep gov't out of the bedrooms of the Nation, let us also keep what is private and sacred from our public spaces-especially when flaunting a warped and unwholesome depiction of the true design for sex as God intended. As a parent, educator, and proud Canadian, I am devastated that tax dollars were wasted to run this atrocity. http://www.change.org/petitions/please-cancel-the-taxpayer-funded-sex-a-tell-all-exhibition-sex-show-for-kids?javascript=false

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    • Mary-Rose McMullin RAYMOND, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      I believe that sex is a more private affair and should be treated with respect. This exhibit should not be funded by tax dollars. Please cancel this.

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    • Bethany Iceton MIDLAND, CANADA
      • over 2 years ago

      Parents should decide how and when to teach their children about sex in their own way.

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