The Sound of the Crowd

Legislating cheerleading

“Before the bill bill got to the House floor many members considered it a joke. Edwards even shared in some of the laughs just hours before the House passed the bill 65-56.

But it turns out Edwards is serious.

‘Some of this is a distraction and we see that as a result more of our young girls being pregnant in middle and high schools, dropping out of school, having babies, and contracting AIDS and herpes,” Edwards said.”

Let’s see, can anyone think of anything that might stop teen pregnancies, dropouts and STDs more effectively than legislating cheerleading? Birth control, perhaps? Expert sex education and information avalible?

But no, giving congressmen an excuse to study gyrating female forms is the answer. Of course.


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