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Robin Abcarian: A school decided to let Planned Parenthood teach sex-education classes. Trouble ensued

PACIFIC GROVE, Calif. - The notice was emailed to parents of Pacific Grove Middle School students on March 27: In five days, outside educators from Planned Parenthood would be on campus, teaching sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders about sex.

The notice did not sit well with a mother of two middle school students in Pacific Grove, a charming seaside town on the tip of the Monterey Peninsula, north of tony Carmel.

"I really don't want Planned Parenthood involved in our school," said the mother, a former home-schooler who described herself as a Christian who opposes abortion. She did not want to be named because, as she

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