Tom Prichard, Minnesota Family Council scold, says sex ed in schools turns teens gay


Keep that nasty sex stuff in the closet. That's what Minnesota Family Council President Tom Prichard told the state Senate's Health, Housing, and Family Security Committee on Wednesday.

The committee is considering comprehensive sex education bills aimed at helping students understand -- and avoid -- sexually transmitted diseases.

Prichard opposes the legislation. More from James Sanna at

Tom Prichard, head of the right-wing Minnesota Family Council, testified that the kind of comprehensive sex ed outlined in the Senate bill would promote "homosexual behavior, anal or oral sex, things like that."

"Do you think someone wakes up one day and decides to leave an 'alternative lifestyle?'" responded Sen. Paul Koering, the state Senate's only gay Republican member.

MFC sees homosexual plots everywhere, as you might expect.