"The Daily Show" mocks "Princeton Mom's" terrible sex education plan

Let's hear it for the kids in Clark County for standing up for safe sex!

By Sarah Gray
Published February 12, 2015 3:57PM (EST)
 Jon Stewart  (Comedy Central)
Jon Stewart (Comedy Central)

On Wednesday night, "The Daily Show's" Jordan Klepper filed a report on the state of sex education in Sin City. Students in Clark County, Nevada are lobbying for better sex education so they can make safer more informed decisions about sex. (According to Advocates for Youth, comprehensive sex education can create positive outcomes: increasing the use of protection, and over the long term lowering the risk of STIs and pregnancy.)

However, some like the infamous "Princeton Mom" Susan Patton, who was interviewed by Klepper, would rather sex education not be taught in schools. Her alternatives? Google, a parent or a religious institution. Watch the report below:

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Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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