Fighting to Protect Children From Sex Abuse

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release:    February 23, 2016

Contact:            Elizabeth Converse, Communications Director
                        Utah House Democratic Caucus
                        801-835-7087 |

District Attorney and Representative Vow to Protect Sex Abuse Prevention Education
Salt Lake City - District Attorney Sim Gill and Representative Angela Romero are working together to defeat a bill that changes requirements for sexual abuse education in Utah schools. The bill, H.B. 335 - Public Education Curriculum Amendments by Representative Keven Stratton, removes the opt-out option for parents and changes it to “prior written consent.” 

Representative Romero stated, “It is imperative for the protection of each and every child that they know they have a safe space, that they are taught what is and is not okay. This seemingly small changes puts so many more children at risk.”

Who:        Salt Lake District Attorney Sim Gill
                 Representative Angela Romero
What:        Protection of Sex Abuse Prevention Education
Where:        Capitol Board Room, Utah Capitol Building, 2nd floor, East Side of Building
When:        2:00 p.m. TODAY February 23, 2016