FRC's Cathy Ruse Receives 'Activist of the Year' Award

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Family Research Council's Cathy Ruse received the Ruth Institute's "Activist of the Year" award for exposing radical, anti-science sex ed and transgender mandates in public school systems, especially in Fairfax County, Virginia. The Ruth Institute seeks to inspire survivors of the sexual revolution. Cathy Ruse continues to trailblaze on this topic; she most recently authored FRC's publication, "Sex Education in Public Schools: Sexualization of Children and LGBT Indoctrination."

Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of Human Dignity released the following statement:

"Wealthy international pressure groups are using sex ed in public schools to manipulate children. And leftist school boards like Fairfax County are willing accomplices. By their own admission, these groups view public schools in Northern Virginia as 'laboratories' for their experimental policies, like teaching children they can be born in the wrong body. Public schools should never experiment on children. Children are not lab rats. This scenario is playing out all across the country.

"Yes, we must protect our own children. But opting out is not enough. Because right down the street, at your local public school, there is a spiritual battle raging over the next generation and so often our side isn't even on the battlefield. It's time to get into the arena! Justice demands it, but wisdom too. Because the vast majority of our governors, teachers, sheriffs, doctors, and lawyers will come from our nation's public schools. We cannot let the sexual nihilists shape them in their own image," concluded Ruse.

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